Wayde Renee Ferry

Wayde Renee Ferry of Ludowici, Georgia, formerly of Fredonia, New York lost his battle with cancer on January 30, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family and friends.

He was born on Aug. 9, 1960 in Dunkirk, NY to Kenneth A. Ferry Sr. and Margie Seleska.

Renee attended Fredonia Schools before moving to Brunswick, Georgia at age 17, where he became a well-respected auto mechanic for the past 30 years, the last 5 years owning and operating his own garage, “The Busted Knuckle” with his business partner, Bruce Strout.

He enjoyed motorcycles and car racing. He was true to his friends and family. His biggest love in his life, was his daughter, Breanna and his granddaughter Lora-Lei, who was born on Oct. 26, 2012.

He is survived by his daughter, Breanna Ferry; granddaughter, Lora-Lei Ferry; son Chris Combs; and by his parents, Kenneth (Linda) Ferry Sr. of Largo, Florida; and Margie (late Clifford) Seleska of Cassadaga, New York.

He is further survived by brothers Kenneth (Susan) Ferry Jr. of Fredonia, NY, Wyatt Dean Ferry of Dun-kirk, NY, Daniel Ferry of Cassadaga, NY, Eric (Diana) Ferry of Riceboro, Georgia and Brian Ferry of Ludowici, Georgia; and his sisters, Sandra Ferry of Cassadaga, NY and Athena Jaszczak of Cassadaga, NY.

His very good friends also survive him: Lee and Susan Davis; Bruce and Kim Strout; and Nita Harrelson, all of Georgia, who all cared for him and sat by his side throughout his illness. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service which will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 12:00 noon at the Laona United Methodist Church located on the corner of Porter and Wilson roads in Laona. A luncheon will follow the ceremony.