Mr. Walter Perry Cheeves

Mr. Walter Perry Cheeves, age 57, of Newnan, GA, died at his residence on March 1, 2014. He was born in Newnan on Oct. 12, 1956. He was a truck driver for Universal Environmental Services.

He was predeceased by his sister, Connie Tingle (Mike), and two nephews, Shannon Tingle and Jonathan Tingle.

Perry loved fishing, camping and spending time with family. He loved life, was a hard worker and a good provider for his family. Surviving are his parents, Arthur Lester Cheeves and Betty Ann Farrill Cheeves; his wife, Rhonda Posey Cheeves; son, Drew Cheeves of Stockbridge; daughters, Kate Cheeves of Stockbridge and Mindy Leigh Cheeves of Hartwell; brothers, Van Cheeves (Debby) of Fayetteville and Kirby Cheeves (Stephanie) of Newnan; granddaughter, Breanna Leigh Chunn; mother-in-law, Linda Posey and father-in-law, Joe Posey, both of Alabama; sister-in-law, Angel Marie Posey; nephew, Russell Cheeves; nieces, Christine Bayse and Kaylee Cheeves; and his dog of 14 years, Buster Mac. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 6 at the funeral home with Pastor Danny Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are Van Cheeves, Kirby Cheeves, Russell Cheeves, Jerry Posey, Larry Brown and David "Cotton" Anderson. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today, Wednesday, 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Mr. Cheeves may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723

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