Fernando Alfonso Dudley

October 21, 1942 – April 24, 2021

Obituary For Fernando Alfonso Dudley

Fernando Alfonso Dudley, the fourth child of (the late) Edison and Cecila Dudley, was born on October 21, 1942 in Panama, Republic of Panama, where he received his formal education at La Escuela de Artes y Oficios, Melchor Lasso de la Vega and graduated in January 1964. After graduating, Fernando worked at Estrella Azul in Panama before migrating to the United States.
Fernando migrated to the United States in 1968. He worked at Chemical Bank and then at American Locksmith for 30 years and retired in 2008. He was very skillful in other areas, such carpentry, and electrical work and always willing to help others.
Fernando was loving called “Tito” by friends and family. He married his second wife, Doris Dudley on September 3, 2008, and lived happily until his untimely departure. He succumbed to his illness and has been battled cancer for over 13 years. He leaves with us a legacy of a devoted husband, caring father, grandfather, and a wonderful friend.
Fernando is predeceased by his two brothers, Crispin Dudley and Rodrigo Dudley; his sister, Sylvia McKenzie; and his grandson Luis Enrique Murillo.
Fernando leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Doris Yearwood-Dudley, his four children, Cecilia Dudley, Alonso Dudley, Edison Dudley, Tamara McFarlane, his stepchildren, Keysha, and Jerome, and his daughter in law, Angelica Dudley, His grandchildren, Lizbeth, Brianna, Xybre, Allison, Natalie, Chris, Alonso Fernando, Alonso Alfonso, Fernando, Teran, Taylor, Jayden, and two great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home & Crematory Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM. Memorial Services will be conducted Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 12:00 PM from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home & Crematory.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home & Crematory of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements. 770-942-2311

Services

2
May

Visitation

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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2189 Midway Road
Douglasville, GA 30135
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2
May

Memorial Service

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Jones-Wynn Funeral Homes and Crematory
2189 Midway Road
Douglasville, GA 30135
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Hi it’s Trina your neighbor. I will miss talking to Fernando about the neighborhood and yard work. He is truly missed.
– Trina Ground
Heaven is rejoicing, Tito is now at home. “He fought a good fight, he has finished his course and he kept the faith.” He has shown that live is Christ and to die is gain. My love and prayers to Dora and family. From Angela Cave and family.
– Ángela Cave
I am so sorry for your loss. My heart and prayers go out to you and the family!!! Thank you again for being there for me and coming to our wedding!!! Great memories & pictures of that day!! We love you Love the Cox Family (Nia, Ricky, Ricky III & Lyric)
– Nia Cox
My Friend Tito he was and will be a inspiration to me there is nothing he will not do for you, he was a man have faith. Jesus said that the amount of faith isn’t important, if we have faith though it be as small as a mustard seed, nothing will be impossible that was Tito . Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Psalm 116:15 Until we meet again Mauricio & Beverly Brewster
– Mauricio Brewster
We are deeply saddened by your loss,we want you to know that our thoughts will be with you and your family during the days and weeks ahead. ahea,Guillermo peart and family
– Guillermo
Tito did his job. His maker has called him to rest. Job well done Tito. Doris and family, hold on to the wonderful memories. May he Rest In Peace. Guille, Doris & Gamell Pascal
– Guille Pascal
Primo you will be dearly missed.
– Susan Olawale
Tito is described in the Bible as a friend who is closer than a brother. We spent time in the Word from the Holy Bible. He was a perfectionist in all his actions. I’ve seen him do carpentry, plumbing, electrical and locksmith work which was his profession. Tito told me on several occasions, he is ready when the Lord calls him. I’ll miss my brother for his honesty, sincerity and kindness. Lord strengthen his family & friends during this season of grief.
– Luis Marshall
Cousin Dora & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I wish you all peace and comfort from the Lord during this time of grieving. “He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away” (Revelation 21:4)~Zaida & Family
– Zaida Clarke-Rose
I thank God for allowing my path to cross with Tito. There is a saying that reads; “People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime.” Lifetime relationships teach us lifetime lessons; our job is to accept the lesson, love the person, and put what we have learned in all other relationships, and areas of our lives. Tito was a lifetime friend of mine; he was an encourager, always speaking about the goodness of the Lord. Telling everyone who would listen of his testimony of how God delivered him from metastatic cancer for 13 years. He was always willing to help anyone; he was a locksmith and my home was double secured with three locks on the front door and extra locks on every entrance door, and he installed a peep-hole on the front door! He was a perfectionist anything he did had to be done perfectly. He was like a grandfather to my grandkids, just an all around great person. It is said that love is blind, but friendship is clairvoyant. Thank you for being a part of my life, and you will forever live in my heart. Rest in the arms of God. With love, Carol Marshall
– Carol Marshall
To the Dudley family we offer our sincere condolences .
– Maritza Dudley
To the Dudley family, we offer our sincere condolences on your loss. Fernando was a wonderful friend to our family over many years and he will be very much missed. I know he is with God now and free of any pain. We loved him very much and are taking comfort in knowing he is now at peace. – Joann Williams and family; Seattle, WA.
– Joann Williams
Dear Cousin Dora and Family. I am so sorry for your loss. I extend my condolences to you. You’ve been blessed to have enjoyed a wonderful life with Fernando. Fernando added little touches of color and warmth to Life. Cherish the great memories. May the Good Lord extend his loving arms to keep and comfort you and family during this difficult time. May He Rise In Glory and His Soul Rest In Eternal Peace. Luv and Blessings, Mel y Familia🙏🏽❤️✝️ Sometimes it’s the little things that help us cope with loss – a photograph, a passing memory, a kindness that meant so much. These help sustain us as we wander through new feelings Until we find our reserves of hope and strength within.
– Melissa
Mi muy querido hermano en Cristo Fernando, siempre sonreido y amable. El esta descansando en los brazos de Nuestro Dios Todopoderoso. Las personas que amamos no se van nunca, se quedan en nuestro recuerdo siempre, en mente y corazon a donde quiera que vayamos. Merla Thomas Clarke.
– Merla Thomas Clarke
Hi, Uncle Tito I know God has spread his wings and carried you home to be with him as your duty on earth is done. I’m so happy to be part of your life! You’re an amazing uncle and daddy (Crispin Dudley) is so proud to know how you stayed in our lives and continued the 💕 love. We will all miss you dearly but know when our time comes, we’ll see each other again. You will always be with us! Aunty Dee, we thank you for loving Uncle Tito and us over the years. We know he was in good hands and we’re forever Blessed for you. Til we meet again🥰🙏🏾❤️ Tyki and Dudley Family
– Cheryl Tyki Shepard

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