Deno Kares (7-7-20) service 7-11-20

Deno Christ Kares, 91, of Savannah, died Tuesday, July 7. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of the late Christ and Frances Kossance Kares. He was united in marriage to Quay Wiginton, who survives. Mr. Kares had worked for CSX as a railroad foreman for over 35 years and retired from the company. He had also served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was a member of Peoples Tabernacle Church of God in Savannah. He is survived by his wife, Quay Kares of Savannah; children, Michael Kares, Kathy Wonderly, Jim Kares, Jean Kares, all of Ohio, and Frank Kares of South Carolina; stepdaughter, Karen Lannon of Clarksville, Tennessee; four grandchildren and one step grandchild; four great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jean Kissor of Jackson, Tennessee. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Angelina Kares; a son, Steve Kares; and a brother, Pete Kares. Private services were held on Saturday, July 11, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah with Josh Franks and Steve Lannom officiating. Burial followed in Pyburn Cemetery at Savannah.