Reinhardt, Juergen Rudolph "Rudy" (Ringgold)

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Juergen Rudolph “Rudy” Reinhardt, 76, of Ringgold, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018. He was born in Germany, but had lived in the South Florida area for most of his life before moving to Calhoun, Ga.  He was an active member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, serving as the head of school boards, working as an elder and deacon and successfully integrated a Mississippi Church School. His family looks forward to Christ’s soon return when they will all be reunited. He lived a full life of service to others, working initially as an E.R. R.N., then as a hospital administrator. His last project was organizing a medical clinic network in Florida for the less fortunate. He was a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolf and Erna Willutzki and one sister, Gerda Kellogg.

Survivors include his loving wife of more than 57 years, Shirley Reinhardt; children, Cheryl Lynne Reinhardt, Karen Lori Geldman, Richard Jeffrey Reinhardt and Jennifer Jean Reinhardt; sisters, Karin Schroeder, Ellen Paulus, Rosemarie Richartz and Hildegard Sandstrom; brother, Harry Reinhardt; nine grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

Services will be private and there will be no visitation at the funeral home.

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John Porter Franklin, Sr.

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Junior Albert Hicks

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Funeral Service For John P. Franklin Will Be Friday; Public Memorial Service Is Thursday Night

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Woman, 20, Killed While Trying To Cross Highway 153 Early Sunday Morning

A woman, 20, was killed early Sunday morning while trying to cross Highway 153. The victim was identified as Ansleigh Kaylyn Harrison. At approximately 1:28 a.m. , Chattanooga Police officers responded to a pedestrian struck at 5256 Highway 153. A Toyota Sequoia driven by 31-year-old Asher Powers was traveling north on Highway 153 in the inside lane. The pedestrian ... (click for more)