Apopka Obituaries May 2020


Apopka Obituaries, May 29 2020

 CARMEN L. RODRIGUEZ, 87, Apopka, died Thursday, May 21. Ms. Rodriguez was born in Yauco, Puerto Rico. Survivors: children, Julio, IIia, Heriberto, Jorge, Mary, Wilfredo, Walter; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

HELEN LOUISE TOLL, 80, Vero Beach, formerly of Apopka, died Thursday, May 21. Mrs. Toll was born in Louisville, Kentucky. She was an officer manager for the Budd Mayer Company, Orlando. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors: children, Michael, Kathy, Debbie Kulics, two grandchildren. Highland Funeral Home, Apopka.

VASCO EUGENE BARRETT, 71, Zellwood, died Monday, May 25. Mr. Barrett was born in Eustis. He graduated from Apopka High School in 1967. He served 20 years in the Air Force. He was member of the Park Avenue Worship Center. Survivors: daughters, Bobbie Grier, Astatula, Donna Cox, Apopka, Holly Chapman, Eustis; six grandchildren; two great-grandsons. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

TERESSA MARIE MONGE, 65, Apopka, died Friday, May 22. Ms. Monge was born in Bloomington, Indiana. Survivors: children, Tony Eachus, Amber Kirby; siblings, Sandee Badger, Connie Petro-Blackwelder, Ron “Butch” Petro, Debbi Shupe, Mikki Vaughn, Pat Hillenburg; four grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

RICHARD JAMES MAHLER, 58, Eustis, died Saturday, May 23. Mr. Mahler was born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. Survivors: wife, Janice P., Apopka; children, William “Billy,” Tonya Hampton; sibling, Susan McKinney; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

DANIEL HUGHES INGRAHAM, 54, died Friday, May 24. Mr. Ingraham was born in Kensington, Maryland. He worked for most of his life in makeup prosthetics for Universal, primarily on their Halloween Horror Nights. Survivors: half-sister, Sharon Parker Hobby, half-brother, Richard Parker, half-sister, Susan; stepfather, Roland Schwartzbeck.

Apopka Obituaries, May 22 2020

JAMES DON TWEED, 88, died Thursday, May 7. Survivors: wife, June; daughters, Rhonda and Tammy; brothers, George, Robert; sister, Madge Grayson; grandson, Brian. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

BOBBY DALE COLBERT, 63, Apopka, died Sunday, May 10. Mr. Colbert was born in Orlando. Survivors: children, Kyla Ann Torres, Christopher Lee Keller, David Torres Jr., Vincent Michael Torres, Angela Marie McCoy, Michael Bronson, Robert, Clifton; siblings, Joe, Shirley Edgar, Linda Holt, Alvin, Jeanne Hawkes; six grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

PHYLLIS MARIE SMITHERS, 79, Apopka, died Saturday, May 16. Mrs. Smithers was born in Pulaski, Virginia. Survivors: husband, Gerard C.; children, Charles Childers, Douglasville, Georgia, Jo Trapp, Apopka, Barbara Conroy, Apopka; siblings, Bett Stafford, James Deck; one grandchild; two great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

Apopka Obituaries, May 15 2020

VERA ALICE YOUNGS, 92, Zellwood, died Saturday, May 2. Her beloved family all resided in Apopka. Her funeral was Saturday, May 9, at Highland Memory Gardens, Apopka. Highland Funeral Home.

DANIEL DWIGHT BROWN, 70, Sorrento, died Tuesday, May 5. Mr. Brown was born in Ravenna, Ohio. Survivors: daughter, Michelle Johnson; girlfriend, Brenda Dietrick; siblings, Shatauka Bullington, and Roger; five grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

WILLARD TURNER SR., 78, Sorrento, died Tuesday, May 12. Mr. Turner was born in New York City, New York. Survivors: wife, Dianne; children, Angel Poland, Kimberly Jo Bagliotti, Willard Jr., and Ryan R.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

PAUL G. BLACKWELL II, 85, Apopka, died Wednesday, May 6. Mr. Blackwell was born in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Graduating from Bridgeport High School in 1962, Mr. Blackwell was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a graduate of Orlando College. He was a business owner. Survivors: wife, Patricia; daughter, Kelly Cole Richardson; one granddaughter. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

Apopka Obituaries, May 8 2020

BENNY DADEN, 77, Columbia, South Carolina, formerly of Apopka, died Monday, April 6. He worked as a janitor at Apopka Memorial Middle School for 20 years. Survivors: wife, Mary; son, Lester James Savage; daughter, Angela D. Paige, Columbia; sisters, Bobbie Pollock, Zellwood, Annie Mae Rollins, Orlando; brothers, Johnnie Bradford, Orlando, Al Homes, Jeffrey Holmes, both of Apopka; seven grandchildren.

JARED DELL  WOOLDRIDGE, 24, Apopka, died May 3.. He was born October 24, 1994 in Orlando. Survivors: parents Randell and Kristina Wooldridge; siblings Joshua Randell Wooldridge and Michael Joseph Sullivan as well as many loved ones and friends. Loomis Family Funeral Home.

K. THOMAS RISNER, 61, Apopka, died Friday, April 24. Survivors: wife, Donna; daughters, Paula and Nanci; mother, Dolores; brothers, John and Jim. DeGusipe Funeral Home, Ocoee.

GLENN M. LONGTIN-MacNEIL, formerly of Lowell, Mass., died Saturday, May 2 in Mt. Dora. Survivors: spouse, Brian J. MacNeil; brothers, Richard F. Jr., Springdale, Ohio, Keith, Mount Dora; stepmother, Patricia, Zellwood. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

JAMES W. OLIVER, 86, Apopka, died Sunday, May 3. Mr. Oliver was born in Sylvester, Georgia. Survivors: wife, Jo; children, Jennifer, David, Penelope, Stephanie; six grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home. Apopka.

CHARLA JOYCE ELDRED, 75, Mount Plymouth, died Monday, April 27. Mrs. Eldred was born in Waverly, New York. Survivors: children, Randy, Deborah Longacre, Eustis, Deana Ahlers; siblings, Norma Mitchell, Pamela Valentine; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

ANIYA G’LIEHIA RICHMOND, 10, Apopka, died Saturday April 25. Aniya was born in Apopka. Survivors: parents, Gloria Bridges and Antonio Richmond; brother, Antonio Jr.; sisters, Markayla Hicks, Taneicia Hill. Unity Memorial Funeral Home East, Inc. Apopka. 

JAMES NOEL MILLER, 73, Sorrento, died Wednesday, April 29. Mr. Miller was born in Mena, Arkansas. Survivors: wife, Dorothy; son, Cory; sibling, Reba Stromwall; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

CHARLES “CHUCK” TOWNSEND, 89, Zellwood Station, died Saturday, April 25. Mr. Townsend was born in Bloomfield, Indiana. Mr. Townsend served three years in the Army Reserves. He retired from the Orlando Utilities Commission as the director of electric distribution. At Zellwood Station, he served on the water committee, golf committee, and was a member of the Red Caps. He was also a member of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, and the Optimist Club of Orlando, American Legion. Survivors: wife, Judy; daughter, Le Anne Ottmann; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Apopka Obituaries, May 1 2020

MATTHEW BUTTS, 30, died Friday, April 24. Mr. Butts was born in Orlando, Survivors: parents, Charles and Rose Butts; sister, Katherine. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

MICHAEL LEE McCLELLAND, 74, Apopka, originally from Michigan, died Thursday, April 23. Mr. McClelland worked as a woodworker doing cabinetry. He also did computer work. Survivor: next of kin Theresa Moss. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

JUNEMARIE R. WIELAND, 89, Apopka, died Monday, April 20. Mrs. Wieland was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, and was past president of Sweetwater Oaks Garden Club. Survivors: husband, James; daughters, Lisa, Apopka, Stacey Pelchar, Melbourne; son; Jeffrey, Winter Garden; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

ROBERT GRAYLING SEWELL, 69, Rentz, Georgia died Saturday, April 25. Mr. Sewell was born in Eustis, and went to elementary school and high school in Apopka. He also served as a youth pastor in Apopka. He was a bi-vocational pastor at Bethesda Baptist Church. He worked for Trinity Christian School in Laurens, Ga., and owned and operated Rainbow International. Survivors: wife, Margie; daughters, Tonya Cladianos, San Antonio, Texas, Tina Goodroe, Perry, Ga., Hollie, Winter Haven; sister Pat West, Canton, Ga.; brother, Edwin, Bahama, N.C.; two grandsons.

RONALD (RONNIE) KEITH MAGGARD, 72, Apopka, died Saturday, April 18. Mr. Maggard was born in Akron, Ohio.  After working at Disney World, he started Fad Signs and continued working at Disney. He was also a master of string instruments and played with several bands. Apopka Mayor Bryan Nelson presented a city proclamation citing Ronnie as an “Apopka Florida Rock & Roll Pioneer.” Survivors: brothers, David, Mount Dora, Gerald, Woodlands Texas, and sisters, Gloria and Sheila, both of Johnson City, Tennessee.