Apopka Obituaries July 2021

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Apopka Obituaries, July 30, 2021

ANN ORR, 84, Apopka, died Saturday, July 17. Mrs. Orr was born in Rockingham, Virginia. Survivors: sons, Kenny, Aubrey (Beau) Norris; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

ARTHUR RAYMOND BROWDER, 82, died Wednesday, July 21. Mr. Browder was an Air Force veteran. Survivors: wife, Katie; daughter, Sherry; stepchildren Lloyd, Sandy, Mike; three grandchildren; five step grandchildren; 12 step great-grandchildren; sisters, Pat, Debbie; brothers, Bobby, Donald. Highland Funeral Home, Apopka.

JAMES FRANK BODINE, 88, Orlando, died Thursday, July 8. Mr. Bodine was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He served in the Army for 28 years, rising in rank from private to colonel. He held several medals from his years of military service. Mr. Bodine retired from Lockheed Martin as the vice president of program development. Survivors: wife, Marjorie; children, Erin Gabbard, Apopka, James, Liberty Hill, Texas; brother, Bob; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

SUSAN M. WALL, 84, Apopka, died Tuesday, July 20. A native of Everett, Massachusetts, she was a member of Optimist International. Survivors: daughters, Robin Rich, Kelly Klimarchuk; two grandchildren.

CAROL LYNN RAMSEY, 48, Apopka, died Tuesday, July 20. She was born in Wooster, Ohio. Survivors: children, Meghan, Terry Paul Seay, Taylore Austin Trapp; siblings, Robbie, Jennifer, Tomeka Bell, Melissa Blount; two grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

YELITZA TRUJILLO, 22, Apopka, died Sunday, July 25. Miss Trujillo was born in Orlando. Survivors: parents, Raul Trujillo Hernandez, Luz Rojas Lozaro; children, Januel R., Alexander Santiago; father of her children, David Alexander Santiago; siblings, Astrid, Jair. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

WILBERT FIGLEY BELL, 97, Apopka, died Sunday, July 25. Mr. Bell was born in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army 787th Field Artillery. He worked as an electrician at several places, including the Kennedy Space Center. Survivors: children, Deborah Carswell, Daniel, Dorcas Stewart, Ruth Seals; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Apopka Obituaries, July 23, 2021

GARY JOHN BETCHEY, 64, Apopka, died Saturday, July 17. Mr. Betchey was born in Lorain, Ohio. Survivors: children, Kristina Shideler, Dustin Shideler, Carrie L., Joshua Zipp, Melanie Ann Saegert, Tony Saegert; siblings, Cheryl Balmer, Gail Lynch, Jeannie Mass, Louise Armstrong, Annette Sullivan, Cristine Strauser, Gregory, Jackie Whitaker; four grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

ELEANOR YOTHERS FISHER, 99, Orlando, died Wednesday, July 7. She was born in Orlando and was the granddaughter of Orlando pioneers, Joseph and Mary Bumby, who came to Orlando in 1873. She graduated from Florida State University and was the founder and first director of the Orange County ADDitions school volunteer program. Survivors: children, Lawrence C., Apopka, Dr. William F., Houston, Texas, Julie J., Longwood; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Apopka Obituaries, July 16, 2021

FLORA ELIZABETH “LIZ” KUHN KING, 90, Sorrento, died Saturday, July 10. Mrs. King was born in Portsmouth, Ohio. Survivors: children, Sharon M. Hulbert, Donna S.; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

YVETTE RENE RUTZ, 54, Lake City, died Wednesday, June 30. She was born in Livermore, California. Survivors: children, Eric, Apopka, Cameron; brother, Levi Langston. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

DANIEL SPENCER BEVER, 61, Sorrento, died Thursday, July 8. Mr. Bever was born in Orlando. Survivors: wife, Pamela A.; daughter, Kristina Martinez; siblings, Lynne, Christopher, Allen, Bradley; three grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

JAMES ELTON CLARK, 78, Apopka, died Sunday, July 11. He was born in Panama City. Survivors: wife, Ruth; children, Diana Hammet, Angela Crawford, Jimmie; siblings, J’mee Dennis, Kathern Watson, Frances Smith, Larry, Susie Smith; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

Apopka Obituaries, July 9, 2021

PATRICIA JEAN ARROWSMITH, 65, Apopka, died Saturday, July 3. Mrs. Arrowsmith was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Survivors: husband, Mike; children, Kristina M., Michael P.; siblings, Edward Walthur, Donald Walthur; two grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

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BRITTNIE JEAN SURSELY, 35, Apopka, died Saturday, June 26. Mrs. Sursely was born in Clermont. Survivors: daughters, Brianna, Clara. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

BARBARA JEAN McENDRE, 77, Apopka, died Friday, June 18. She was born in El Paso, Texas. She worked as a cake decorator for Albertson’s. She married Louis Waine McEndre on July 2, 1971. Survivors: Jerry P. Wilhelm Jr., Todd A. Wilhelm, Laura L. Wilhelm, Tammy Lynn McEndre Sloan, Cheryl McEndre, Mahala Louise McEndre Earls.

RACHEL BRANTON, 37, Apopka, died Sunday, June 27. Survivor: daughter, Heaven Moore.

CHARLOTTE HELLMAN GEYER, 97, Winter Park, died Friday, June 25. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She and her late husband, David Charles Geyer, traveled extensively all over the world. Mrs. Geyer also co-authored two textbooks and was also very involved in community affairs in Winter Park. She received a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Rollins College of Winter Park. Survivors: daughters, Barbara Lee Langer, Apopka, Charyl Lynn Tabscott, Charlotte Susan Pearson; son, David C.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

CHARLES ROBERT McDONIE, 75, Apopka, died Sunday, June 13. Mr. McDonie was born in Huntington, West Virginia. Survivors: children, Bridget, Michelle Walsingham, Brent, Chris, Danielle Vieyra; siblings, Don, Mary Margaret Smith; five grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

Apopka Obituaries, July 2, 2021

DEBORAH COLVIN KEIDSER, 51, died Sunday, June 27. She was born in Manhattan, New York City and moved to Apopka in 1975. She was Little Miss Apopka, and was the Apopka High School homecoming queen in 1987, graduating in 1988. She graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in political science. She was a commercial account executive at Bright House. Survivors: daughter, Morgan Socha; parents, William and Janette Colvin, Mount Dora; sisters, Susan, Allison; partner, Curtis Keidser. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

SCOTT GOFF, 35, Sorrento, died Friday, June 18. Mr. Goff was born in Lake City. He graduated from Apopka High School and worked as a lineman. Survivors: parents, John and Sharon; sister, Amanda; children, Taylor, Austin, Aubree; love of life, Tara Everson; grandparents, Effie, Barbara Stanley, Tom Stanley. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.