Mr. Cleveland was born April 13, 1937, in Morgan, and was the son of the late Jamie Malachi Cleveland and Nina Reeves Cleveland. He was a retired construction supervisor for Georgia Power Company.
Mr. Cleveland is survived by his wife of 33 years, Maja W. Cleveland; sons and daughters-in-law, Rick Cleveland, Carey and Cherrie Cleveland, Joey and Regina Monile and Chris and Tracey Monile; grandchildren, Christina, R.C., Christopher, Dawn, Michelle, Joseph, Stephen, Tyler, Olivia, Connor and Anthony; 11 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law and spouse, Roy and Shelly Ward; sisters-in-law and spouses, Roberta and Scott Marvel, Barbara and James Warner, Rosie Ward, Debbie and Mike Jeffreys and Hazel Cleveland; and by several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Serenity Hospice, 1057 N. Houston Road, Warner Robins, GA 31093.
The family may be contacted at the residence at 180 Davis Road in Gray.
Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray had charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at www.bridgesfh.com.