Mr. John Douglas Englert, Sr., age 62, of Douglasville, passed away Friday, October 13, 2023. He was born October 30, 1960 in Rochester, NY to the late Mr. George Alfred Englert and the late Mrs. Patricia Ann Englert. John's love for family was evident. His passion for music led him to become an integral part of the Douglas County Chamber Singers. He also was a veteran, who served in the Navy and was a member of the American Legion Post 145, where he could showcase his vocal talents. John also had a unique affinity for all things spooky. He found joy in haunted houses and being part of their creation as a scare actor. He also greatly enjoyed dressing as Santa at Christmas for family and friends.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, Mark Englert.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Renee Englert of Douglasville; children, John Englert, Jr. of Ocala, FL, Amanda (Siong Pun "Simon") Lie of Douglasville, Chris Englert of Ocala, FL, Heather Johnston of Douglasville, Katie Englert of Douglasville, MJ Englert of Douglasville; sisters in law, Renee Cunningham of Gulf Shores, AL, Rhonda (Carl) Creed of Douglasville; brother in law, Mark (Jenny) Northcutt of Fairburn; aunts, Rose Thomas Jenkins and Mary Ann Thomas Borodij both of Rochester, NY grandchildren, Jace Englert, Elizabeth Englert, Izabella Englert, and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home on Monday, October 23, 2023 from 12:00 PM until 3:00 PM. The funeral service follow at 3:00 PM with Mr. Richard Stone officiating. The burial will take place on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 2:30 PM at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA.
Messages of condolence may be sent to www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements.