Lt. Robert Fernandez Jr., 33, of Loganville, passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, in the Loganville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Pastor Bobby Smith will officiate.

Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Lawrenceville.

Robert was a lieutenant with the Gwinnett County Fire Department. He is survived by his wife, Melissa Fernandez; children, Kyleigh Fernandez, Gabriel Fernandez, Caleb Fernandez and Sebastian Fernandez; mother, Tama Doss of Loganville; brother, Joshua Doss of Lawrenceville; sisters, Ashley Doss of Loganville and Christina Brannon of Savannah; paternal grandmother, Winnell Doss of Loganville; maternal grandmother, Carolyn McBride of Tampa, Florida; father and mother-in-law, Dennis and Ann Forrester of Loganville; and several other loving family members.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 7, at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052. Telephone 770-466-1544. Please sign the online guest registry at

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The Walton Tribune | May 8–9, 2021