Apopka Obituaries January 2021

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Apopka Obituaries January 29, 2021

LILLIAN LABRADOR, 95, Apopka, died Monday, January 18. Mrs. Labrador was born in Waimea, Hawaii. Survivors: children, Lillian Boyd, Loren; siblings, William Allianic, Connie Bacarro, Eddie Allianic, Rose Marie Peleras, Carmen Nordmeier; five grandchildren; Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

DAVID SHANE BRONSON, 53, Kenansville, died Sunday, January 17. Born in Jackson, Miss., Mr. Bronson grew up in Apopka, attending Apopka High School and playing football for the Blue Darters, including the 10-0 1985 team. He managed the family ranch in Kenansville and enjoyed the outdoors. He was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Kenansville. Survivors: wife, Patty; father, Stewart; brother, Doug; sister, Marie Coressel; many nieces, nephews. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

LINDA LEE CURRY, 75, died Sunday, January 3. Born in Miami, Ms. Curry was a dedicated member of the Methodist church. Survivors: sister, Susie Lawton, Apopka; brother, Wayne Curry, Tallahassee. Baldwin Fairchild Goldenrod Funeral Home.

BETH SAPP UNRUE, 59, Apopka, died Thursday, January 21. She was born in Cambridge, Ohio. Survivors: husband, Wayne; children, Lori, Allen Jr., Logun, Jessica; siblings, Mark, Michael, John, Lynn; five grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

DAN COLLINS FLOYD JR., 70, Apopka, died Thursday, January 21. He was born in Charlotte, N.C. Survivors: wife, Jill; daughter, Kaitlyn Campbell; siblings, Dennis, India Hester, Susan; one grandchild. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

JOHN JONES, 50, Apopka, died Thursday, January 21. He was born in Douglasville, Ga. Survivors: wife, Tracy; mother, Gladys Cannon; children, Brittany Smith, John C., Alex Trey Lennon, Dalton Trevor Parker; sister, Mylinda Fowler; five grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

GARY KENT PATTILLO, 73, Apopka, died Friday, January 22. He was born in Gideo, Mo. Suvivors: wife, Cathy; children, Kenny, Sherrie, Tracy Floyd; step-children, Jennifer Gilmore, Katie Booth, Carrie Powell; siblings, Larada, Betty Flurry, Stevie, Patsy Brown; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

Apopka Obituaries January 22, 2021

MELVILLE TRAPP, 87, Apopka, died Thursday, January 14. Mr. Trapp was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He moved to Apopka in 1978. He was a member of Apopka Calvary Church of the Nazarene; Survivors: wife, Linda; son Richard, daughter, Lisa; five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter.

MARY ALICE MCMILLER, 83, Apopka died Monday, January 11. Survivors: children; Deborah Britten, Joanne Patterson, Theodis McMiller, Latonja McMiller Rew, Stacey McMiller. Unity Memorial Funeral Home East, Apopka.

JEROME JOHNSON JR., 26, Apopka, died Thursday, January 7. Survivors: wife, Brittany; daughters, Aubrinna, Aubriella, Aveyah; mother, Jaquinda Gunn; father, Jerome Johnson Sr. Unity Memorial Funeral Home East, Apopka.

SISTER TERESA McELWEE, 91, Apopka, died Thursday, January 7. Teresa, a Sister of Notre Dame, was born in Chester, Pennsylvania. She was a teacher in elementary, high school, and college, and a school principal. She served in education in Philadelphia, Greensboro, Washington, D.C., and Baltimore.

ALFRETTA WALKER, 73, Apopka, died Sunday, January 17. Mrs. Walker was born in Charleston, South Carolina. Survivors: husband, Nathaniel “Nat” Walker; children, William, Natalie “Niya” Only; siblings, Dr. Sandy Moore, John Moore; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

LAVERNE TOLLIVER, 84, Apopka, died Friday, January 15. Mrs. Tolliver was born in Adams, Tennessee. Survivors: children, Rick, Sandra D.; siblings, Nancy Jane Phelps, Mary Frances Stoops, Paula Ruth Geesey; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

JUDITH A. SCHUTZ, 88, Mount Dora, died Tuesday, January 19. Mrs. Schutz was born in Brainerd, Minn. Survivors: Michael, Kathleen Fritz, Steven, Linda, John of Apopka, Maria Slaby; brother, John McCarthy; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

Apopka Obituaries January 15, 2021

ROBERT BURTON DAY, 68, Zellwood, died Monday, January 4. Mr. Day was born in Dansville, New York. Survivors: wife, Leslie; children, Allison, Ryan; siblings, Jim, Peggy Day Everett, Sarah Stiegler; two grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

RICHARD W. ROGERS, 89, Apopka, died Wednesday, January 6. He was born in Meridian, Mississippi. Survivors: granddaughter, Amanda Farrell; great-grandchildren, Jessilyn, Holly, Wayne III; sister, Kay Fry. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

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RUDOLPH “RUDY” STUDENC, 88, Apopka, died Friday, January 8. Mr. Studenc was born in Benwood, West Virginia. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1958. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church of Apopka, serving as a volunteer with the Knights of Columbus and as past president of The Pantry at St. Francis. Survivors: wife, Shirley; daughter, Anya Caruso; stepchildren; Len, Douglas, Ted, Andreasen, Kelly Irish; brother, Frank; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Baldwin Brothers Funeral & Cremation Society.

DEWEY CHAUDOIN, 91, died Wednesday, January 6. He was born in Sorrento. He worked at the tractor company after serving in the Army. He was also a cowboy chicken farmer and heavy equipment mechanic. He was a deacon at his beloved church and loved spreading the word of Jesus. Survivors: daughter, Tina; two granddaughters.

SHIRLEY A. BOURDON, 71, Apopka, died Friday, December 25. Shirley was born in Winter Garden but spent most of her life in Apopka. Survivors: sister, Gail; children, Derreck, Cinnamon, Brian, Jason, Amber; eight grandchildren.

MARSHAL R. HOLMES, 87, Apopka, died Tuesday, January 12. Mr. Holmes was born in Homestead. He was a master electrician and foreman for many commercial buildings in Central Florida, including Disney World, Epcot Center, CNN Tower, and the Florida Mall. He was a member of the Wekiwa Springs Baptist Church. Survivors: wife, Iris; children; Melinda Taylor, Myron, Carla Fernandez, Ronnie, Brian, Sharon Hatch; 15 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Highland Funeral Home, Apopka.

Apopka Obituaries January 8, 2021

JERRY NORMAN WEAVER, 78, Apopka, died Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Mr. Weaver was born in Birmingham, Alabama. Survivors: wife, Sandy; son, Eric J.; daughters, Jennifer Weaver Lathram, Shelly Billette, Shannon Powers; brother, Phillip; eight grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

  JAMES WILLIAM JOHNSON III, Orlando, died Wednesday, November 24, 2020. The newborn baby is survived by parents, James and Bianca Johnson; siblings, Giovanni, Jeremiah, Greysen W., Harper L.; maternal and paternal grandparents; great-grandmother; many aunts, uncles, cousins. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

WILLIAM “BILL” HARRISON WILSON JR., 91, Orlando, died Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Mr. Wilson was born in Flint, Michigan. He was a Naval veteran of the Korean War, a retired electrical engineer, and a member of the Lord at Ascension Lutheran Church of Casselberry for over 40 years, where he worked as their maintenance and handyman. Survivors: wife of 67 years, Winogene “Winnie”; children Gloria Weltzin, William H. III, Michael; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

TIMOTHY R. VOLKEMA, 60, Apopka, died Friday, January 1. Mr. Volkema was born in Orlando. Survivors: wife, Becky; children Jason, Sheree Tabor; siblings, Ronald, Dwayne, Lorissia, Gayle; five grandchildren; one great grandchild. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

DOROTHY GRACE COUTU, 88, Apopka, died Wednesday, December 16, 2020. Ms. Coutu was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Survivors: children: Jennifer, Jeffrey; four grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

RIGOBERTO ZEPEDA RAMIREZ, 62, Apopka, died Saturday, December 26, 2020. Mr. Ramirez was born in Tamazula, Jalisco, Mexico. He was preceded in death by 11 siblings. Survivors: wife, Ramona; children Jorge Zepeda, Juan Zepeda, Rigo Zepeda, Maria Zepeda, Lucia Zepeda, Lucia Zepeda, Christian Zepeda; 14 grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

ERIC M. HOOPER, 96, Apopka, died Thursday, December 31. Mr. Hooper was born in Temple, Georgia. He graduated from the Naval Academy and served two years in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Apopka. Survivors: brother, Frank, Apopka; daughter, Linda McDermott, Apopka; son, David, Salem, Ala.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

LYNDON BAINES JACKSON, 55, Apopka, died Sunday, January 3. He was born in Jacksonville. Survivors: wife, Robbie; children, Dylan, Crystal Wells, Eric Atwater, Jack Selph, Lynn M., Chris Self, Kayla Renee Rose Self, Shelby, Ryan Self; 17 grandchildren; seven siblings. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

COLONEL JOSEPH J. LOUDER, 89, USMC ret., Orange City, was born and raised in Altoona, Penn., He was also a longtime resident of Apopka. Upon retiring from the Marine Corps in 1981, he led the JROTC at Apopka High School and resided in Longwood. He was selected as “Teacher of the Year.” Survivors: children, Debra, John, Robert, Donna, Michael; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.

Apopka Obituaries January 1, 2021

HAROLD EUGENE INGRAM JR., 39, Apopka, died Saturday, December 19. Mr. Ingram was born in Apopka. Survivors: parents, Joann, Harold Sr.; daughters, Trinity, Karma; sisters, Tara, Nekia Frazier. Unity Memorial Funeral Home, 44 W. Michael Gladden Blvd., Apopka.

CLARENCE ANDREW BOCKLESLAUGH JR., 76, Sorrento, died Friday, December 18. Mr. Bockleslaugh was born in Albany, New York. Survivors: wife, Barbara; children, Michelle Cox, Patly Sharp, Billie Jo Kirwan, Tina Maslow, George, Clarence III; 16 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.