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Henry Ronald Rentz

October 18, 1940 — November 6, 2017

Henry Ronald Rentz

Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the services for Henry Ronald Rentz, age 77, who passed away Monday, November 6, 2017 at Community Hospice.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Appling County.  He retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation after 34 years of service and was a member of Consolation Baptist Church. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Wilton Rentz and Merdice Herndon Rentz Hutto and siblings, Oralee Hart, Liallian Lightsey, Lucy Dixon and Ralph Rentz.


Survivors include is wife, Mary Louise Rentz of Baxley; four children, Clara Hand and husband Lamar, Sherry Spell and husband Danny, Ronald Rentz and Donnie Rentz and wife Sharon all of Baxley; six grandchildren; two step grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Gardener of Miami, FL and Jean Ison of Griffin, GA.; one brother, C.W. Rentz and wife Linda of Surrency; several nieces and nephews also survive.


Funeral services will be held Friday, November 10, 2017 at 2pm at Nobles Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Rick Brown and Reverend Wayne Williamson officiating.


Interment will follow in the Omega Cemetery.


Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 6-8pm at the funeral home.


Active Pallbearers will be Richard “Squeak” Lightsey, Alvin “Shaver” Lightsey, Chris Horton, Chris Brown, Richard Bland and Glenn Carter.


Honorary pallbearers will be all previous and current Georgia Department of Transportation employees.


Friends and family may sign the online guest book at


Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Henry Ronald Rentz.

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