Ruby Strandberg

December 7, 2019


Ruby Strandberg, of Covington, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 72 years of age. Ruby was a member of Harvest Baptist Church in Covington. She had amazing strength and a positive attitude, and she drew from both in her fight against cancer. Ruby lived life to the fullest and making memories with her family was a big part of her happiness. Other things that Ruby enjoyed - country music, soap operas, bingo, and on occasion, visiting casinos. Her loved ones considered themselves blessed to have such a caring and attentive wife, mother and grandmother. Ruby was preceded in death by her son, Billy Ward; parents, Ches and Willie May (Head) Akins; sister, Jane Foster, and brother, C.T. Akins.

Holding close to the memory of Ruby is her husband of 35 years, Dan Strandberg; daughters and sons-in-law, Tina Restivo and Neil Woolever, Nancy and James Henderson; grandchildren, Garrick Restivo, Nick Woolever, Chelsea Lee and Miles Lamontagne, Kelly and Cory Laws, James Henderson, Kristin Henderson; great-grandchildren, August Henderson, Anslee Goddard, Eli Woolever, Wyatt Laws, Aubrey Laws; sister and brother-in-law, Sara and Melvin Lucas; brother and sister-in-law, Charles "Runt" and Janet Akins; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service for Ruby will be held Thursday, December 12, 2019, 11:00 A.M., at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Rev. Richard Culpepper officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park, in Covington. Friends are invited to visit with the family at the funeral home Wednesday, December 11, from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M.


DEC 11. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA, 30014

Funeral Service

DEC 12. 11:00 AM (EST)

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA, 30014

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