Scott Ward

Scott Ward passed away January 27, 2016. He was a man that everyone loved because he never held anything back. He always found a way to say it loud and clear. He loved to smile and laugh. It didn’t matter if he knew you or not. He loved riding his Harley with his granddaughter Arianna. […]

Evelyn Craig McClung

Evelyn Craig McClung

Evelyn Craig McClung, 76, of The Villages, FL, passed away on Tuesday, February 3, 2016 at the Ocala Regional Hospital. She was the wife of James H. McClung for 40 years. Born in Sterling, Scotland on May 19, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Jack Craig and Jean Chisolm Craig. Evelyn worked for […]

Joseph Elry Slater

Joseph Elry Slater

Joseph Elry Slater, 79, died January 11, 2016 of natural causes. He was born January 24, 1936 in Peoria, Illinois and moved to The Villages, Florida in 1996 to spend his retirement with Bonnie, his loving wife of 60 years. He was the first-born son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Slater of East Peoria, who […]

Gene S. Hunt

Gene Sterling Hunt

Gene S. Hunt, of Leesburg, FL, passed away on February 2, 2016. He was born on September 3, 1935 in Everett, Massachusetts to Irma B. (Steeves) and Eldon H. Hunt. At age 2 years, the Hunt family moved to Saugus, Mass where Gene presided until his marriage in 1960 He graduated from the Saugus school […]

Virginia ‘Ginny’ L. Bockmiller

Virginia 'Ginny' L. Bockmiller

Mrs. Virginia “Ginny” L. Bockmiller, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in Leesburg, FL. She was born in Catlettsburg, Kentucky to the late Preston and Hazel Hall. She and her late husband William moved to the Leesburg area 32 years ago from Illinois. Ginny was a long time active member of St. […]

Georgia Marie Paxton

Georgia Marie (Payne) Paxton, a long-time resident of Wildwood, Florida, successfully completed her life mission and went to meet her Savior and loved ones in Heaven on the 2nd of February at The Villages Hospice House in The Villages, Florida. Georgia was born on August 24, 1927 in Elk Ridge, West Virginia. She spent her […]

Van W. Lott III

Van W. Lott, III, age 78, of The Villages, FL, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 under the care of The Villages Hospice. He was the husband of Barbara K. Lott for 55 years. Born in Summit, NJ and raised in Bristol, CT he was a son of the late Van and Ruth Lott, […]

Richard L. Hoover

Richard L. Hoover, 83, passed away suddenly on January 30, 2016 in Lady Lake, FL. He was the son of Wilmeta Sausser and Lawrence Hoover from Napoleon, OH. Dick is survived by his wife, Karen, 3 stepsons, 10 grandchildren in the Exton, PA area, and 8 cousins who are in the Napoleon, OH area. Dick […]

Troy E. Vaughn Sr.

Troy E. Vaughn, Sr., 77, of Wildwood, FL, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016. Mr. Vaughn was born November 6, 1938 in Osierfield, GA, to Henry Lenton and Jule (Crawford) Vaughn. He moved here in 1960 from GA and retired from CSX Railroad as a Clerk. Troy was a member of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist […]

Melvin Markus Pope Jr.

Melvin Markus Pope, Jr., 72, of Oxford, FL, passed away Monday, February 1, 2016. Mr. Pope was born January 25, 1944 in Siler City, NC to Melvin M, Sr and Ruth Pauline (Garner) Pope. He moved to this area in 1984 from Haines City and was the retired owner of Pope Trucking. He was a […]

Edward F. Kaszubowski

Edward F. Koszubowski

Edward F. Kaszubowski, 86, of The Villages, FL, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at The Villages Hospice House, surrounded by his family. He was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He moved to The Villages with his wife Rosalie in 1992 from Buffalo Grove, Illinois. He was a servant to our great nation […]

Jean Ellen Fajman

Jean Ellen Fajman

Jean Ellen Fajman, 78, Leesburg, Florida, passed away peacefully on January 30, 2016 at Florida Hospital Waterman, Tavares, Florida, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Fajman was born on October 7, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois to her parents John E. and Margaret F. (Forsythe) Butcher. She and her husband Robert moved to Leesburg 17 years […]

Harold Butz Jr.

Harold Butz Jr.

Harold A. “Hal” Butz, Jr., 86, of The Villages, FL, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 28, 2016 with his wife, Nancy, by his side. Born September 24, 1929 in Newark, NJ, Hal attended the U. S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point-graduating in 1951. He then served as a Naval Officer on a U. […]