Apopka Obituaries October 2021

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Apopka Obituaries, October 29, 2021

SUSAN CARTER LYNN, 63, Ocklawaha, died Wednesday, October 20. Mrs. Lynn graduated from Apopka High School in 1976. She studied finance at Seminole State College and business at Lake-Sumter College, and worked in banking and finance for 38 years. She was a musician who loved to sing and play the piano and guitar in church. Survivors: husband, Larry, Ocklawaha; stepchildren, Christina Parent, Ocklawaha, Terry, Tampa, Scott, Land O’ Lakes; mother, Ruth Canavan, Apopka; sisters, Rosemary Weaver, Apopka, Marcia Bell, Groveland, Sandy Dibona, Leesburg, Terri Kennedy, Apopka; stepsisters, Linda Langdon, Wilmington, North Carolina, Diane Lasater, Pineville, North Carolina, Renee Schirer, Wendell, North Carolina, Cheryl Averill, Apopka; 12 grandchildren.

DEBORAH GREEN MARVIN, 66, Sorrento, died Friday, October 22. Mrs. Marvin was born in Oakland, California. Survivors: husband, Gerald P. Sr.; children Jaculynne Hoover, Kelsey Korkuc, Gerald Jr.; siblings, Diane, Dennis, Dirk, Dale; five grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

DOROTHY MAXWELL, 94, Apopka, died Saturday, October 23. Mrs. Maxwell was a native of Florida, a housewife, artist, and Realtor associate. She was a member of Ocklawaha Chapter NSDAR, Eustis. Survivors: daughters; grandchildren; great-grandchildren.

DAWN ELAINE ROBINSON, 58, Apopka, died Sunday, October 24. Ms. Robinson was born in Orange, California. She worked in law enforcement, retiring from the Apopka Police Department. She also worked for the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office. Survivors: parents, Jerry Pickett, Shelby Young.

JOSEPH CARMIE “J.C.” LEDFORD JR., 90, Zellwood, died Sunday, October 24. Mr. Ledford was born in Steele, Missouri. He served twice as the worshipful master of Apopka Masonic Orange Lodge #36 and was a member of the organization for 42 years. Mr. Ledford was also a 58-year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He had a career as an electrician, and as a police officer in Lake County. Mr. Ledford was a member of the Plymouth Church of Christ. Survivors: children, Mary Ann, Philip, Johnny, Donna Kirkland; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter.

WILLIAM G. (BILL) EVANS, 68, Apopka, died Tuesday, October 12. Mr. Evans was born in Orlando. He was retired from the telecommunications industry. Survivors: wife, Cathy; son, Justin; daughter, Sarah; mother, Trudy; sisters, Cindee, Susan Morton; brother, Chris; three grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.
LINDA SMITHERS OSBORNE WAGERS, 73, DeLand and formerly of Apopka, died Monday, October 18 Mrs. Wagers grew up in Apopka before eventually moving to DeLand. She was an artist and a photographer. She also rescued many dogs and cats. Survivors: husband, Robert (Bob); sons, L.B. Jr., Jason; sister, Polly Dover; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

DONNA ELEANOR BEGGS, 61, Apopka, died Wednesday, October 13. Ms. Beggs was born in Artesia, New Mexico. She was Catholic. She graduated from Apopka High School and went on to be Mickey Mouse at Disney World in the early 1980s. Survivors: Sammy, Dora Ferdy, Nancy, Donnie, Aleisha, Ryan, Austin, Aubrey, Kinley, Gunnar.

Apopka Obituaries, October 22, 2021

ESTEBAN ACEVEDO, 57, Apopka, died Wednesday, September 1. Mr. Acevedo was born in Brownsville, Texas. Survivors: significant other, Barbara DeLoach; siblings, Dellfina Dodson, Parrish, William, Texas. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

NORA MAE TRIBBETT, 73, Apopka, died Saturday, October 16. Mrs. Tribbett was born in Perkin, Illinois. Survivors: daughter, Cherrie Scally; siblings, Nona Whitlock, Samuel; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

CHRISTOPHER LEE WOODCOOK, 35, Apopka, died Monday, September 13. Mr. Woodcook was born in Orlando. Survivors: mother, Kimberly Ann; siblings, Cody Mrowczynski, Tyler Mrowczynski; grandmother, Elaine Oiler. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

Apopka Obituaries, October 15, 2021

TIMOTHY LEE ROCHELLE, 64, Apopka, died Wednesday, October 6. Mr. Rochelle was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. Survivors: wife, Deborah; son, David; father, Sonny C.; sister, Diana Lewter. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

WILLIAM E. McCUEN, 94, Zellwood, died Monday, October 11. Mr. McCuen was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Survivors: wife, Doris L.; children, Steven, Beverly Humphries; sister, Jeanette Hawkins; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

RANDLE LEE DAVIS, 83, Apopka, died Wednesday, October 6. Mr. Davis was born in Hayti, Missouri. Survivors: children, Sharon Lalla, Sandra Olivas, Shelly Quick, Kelly Bennett, Randa Kelly, Randle, Melissa Lett, Allen; sister, Barbara Kirkland; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

BERTHA SHARON HUTCHING, 67, Apopka, died Monday, October 11. Mrs. Hutching was born in Vidalia, Georgia. Survivors: husband, Alvin R; children, Mary Beath Blevins, Glenn T.; sister, Glennis Brown; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

CHRISTOPHER LEE WOODCOCK, 35, Apopka, died Monday, September 13. Mr. Woodcock was born in Orlando. Survivors: mother, Kimberly Ann; siblings, Cody Mrowczynski, Tyler Mrowczynski; grandmother, Elaine Oiler. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

EVELYN GAYNELLE YOWELL, 91, Zellwood, died Wednesday, October 13. Mrs. Yowell was born in Danville, Illinois. Survivors: children, Kenneth, Patricia Siemer, Bonny. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

DONNA LEE HARVEY, 37, Apopka, died Saturday, October 2. Ms. Harvey was born in Orlando. Survivors: children, Noel Escobedo Jr., Angel Marie Escobedo; siblings, Daisy Warner, Randall, Christine Parker. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

MARTHA M. MYERS, 94, Zellwood, died Saturday, October 2. Mrs. Myers was born in North Adams, Massachusetts. Survivors: children, Winifred Alexander, Winthrop Todd Jr., Jo-Ann Trice, Susan McMillian, Patricia Todd, Andrew Todd, Gary Todd; brother, Clarence Williams; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

CHRISTOPHER LEE GONZALES EVANS, 39, Apopka, died Friday, September 10. Mr. Gonzales Evans was born in Orlando. Survivors: fiancé, Dusty “Roo” Cameron; children, Mariah Cameron, Jasmine, Christopher Jr.; siblings, Jacqueline McLeaney, Stephanie Shemwell. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

CHARLENE HODGES RAULERSON, 67, Apopka, died Monday, October 11. Mrs. Raulerson was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. She worked for many years in Orange County Public Schools. Survivors: husband, Doug; children, Douglas III, Stacy Summerlin, Jennifer, Victoria; siblings, Shirley Davis, J.R. Hodges; six grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

BETTY J. MOLL, 93, Apopka, died Wednesday, October 6. Mrs. Moll was born in Chicago, Illinois. Survivors: children, Holly Peoples, Patrick Peoples, Sherrie, Dennis Sheppard; brother, Robert Drews. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

VIDA V. SULLIVAN, 75, Apopka, died Wednesday, September 29. Mrs. Sullivan was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Survivors: husband, John; child, Vidette Taylor-Kamara; siblings, Jacob Ladipoh, Albert Ladipoh, Marion Bangura, Victoria Johnson; two grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

OLENE B. SMITH, 99, Apopka, died Saturday, August 21. Ms. Smith was born in Arkansas. Survivors: daughter, Charlotte Smith McDermott; sibling, Willie Mae Stone; one grandchild; three great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

Apopka Obituaries, October 8, 2021

GREGORY L. HINTON, 33, Mesa, Arizona, died Sunday, September 26. Mr. Hinton was born in Burlington, Vermont. Survivors: parents, Alan, Roberta Eakin; daughter, Krystal Elisabeth; siblings, Elizabeth Evju, Apopka, Christopher, Jesse, Nicholas Ross, Debralee Ross. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

BENJAMIN W.S. RANDERSON, 28, Apopka, died Monday, September 13. Survivors: grandmother, Nancy Loofboro, Zellwood; Michaela Powers, Tallahassee.

JUSTIN THOMAS KALEOKALANI GOMEZ, 45, Apopka, died Wednesday, September 29. Mr. Gomez was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Survivors: wife, Deanna; children, Xander, Lilian, Bryson; mother, Judy Howk; father, Harrison; siblings, Kristina Kamake’eanina, Tyler, Anthony, Mykalyn Rajkowski, Ivy Palisbo, Haley, Tiare Owens, Noehalani Foki, Harrison Jr., Libery Hose. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

CHARLES H. “CHUBBY” DAMSEL JR., 92, West Palm Beach, died Friday, September 24. Mr. Damsel was born in Columbus, Ohio. He was the son of Charles H. Damsel, who was mayor of Apopka from 1947-49. The Damsels moved to Apopka in 1937. He believed that being raised in Apopka was one of his greatest blessings in life. He attended Apopka High School, participating in many sports and extracurricular activities. He would play the first half of an Apopka High football game, then play trombone in the band at halftime before returning to play football in the second half. He graduated from the University of Florida and the University of Florida Law School. He served as a special agent with the Army Counter-Intelligence Corps, and also served as a lawyer in private practice. He was heavily involved in community service. Survivors: children, Charles H. “Chip” III, Cherie Boone; companion, Carol Ann Wilson; two granddaughters; five great-granddaughters. Quattlebaum Funeral Center, West Palm Beach.

SCOTT DOUGLAS ISBELL, 62, Daytona Beach, died Sunday, September 26. Mr. Isbell grew up in Toledo, Ohio. He lived in Apopka and Daytona Beach, enjoying the sunshine. He also loved to fish and spending time with friends. Survivors: wife, Norma; daughter, Sarah Collins; brother, Mike; sisters, Karen Burke, Kim Vollmer.

NETTIE L. TILLMAN, 93, Apopka, died Thursday, September 30. Mrs. Tillman was born in Plant City. Survivors: Ronald, Apopka; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

MARY ELIZABETH JOHNSEN, 78, Apopka, died Tuesday, September 28. Mrs. Johnsen was born in Sanford. Survivors: husband, Bryan; son, Eric; siblings, Robert D. Haskins, Barbara Ann Roberts; two grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

Apopka Obituaries, October 1, 2021

ESCO EUGENE RICHTER, 85, died Sunday, August 29, 2021. Mr. Richter was born in Chipley. He was a Navy veteran, serving in the Aviation Branch, Communication Division. He was employed by Polaroid Corp. for 28 years. He also served as president of two different homeowners associations. Survivors: wife Patricia; children, Eugene, Deborah Jipson, Scott; stepchildren, William Ross, Diana Di Penti, Raymond Mc Mahan; 13 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren.

MISAEL MASTRAPA, 86, Apopka, died Sunday, September 12. Mr. Mastrapa was born in Victoria De Las Tunas, Cuba. Survivors: children, Jorge, Walter; siblings, Orlando, Migdalia; two grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

JOSEPH CLAYTON HARDESTY, 60, Apopka, died Sunday, September 5. Mr. Hardesty was born in Leesburg. Survivors: wife, Kandi; daughter, Ali Jo Bell; sons, Beau, Logan Bridges, Caylee Strickler; sisters, Pam Chavis, Pam Davis; brother, Garry Spraggins; four grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

DONNIE RAY WHITE, 48, Apopka, died Thursday, September 23. Mr. White was born in Apopka. Survivors: wife, Christin; children, Madalynn Fries, Dalton; stepdaughter, Brittany Wilson; siblings, Ronnie, Charles Franklin Dewberry, Kristin Woods, Tracey Hall, William R. Jr., Carol Tuttle; two stepgrandsons. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

TOMMIE ANN HURST, 85, died Wednesday, September 22. Mrs. Hurst was born in Opp, Alabama. She was a lifelong resident of Apopka and attended Apopka Memorial High School. Mrs. Hurst was a manager at multiple retail stores throughout Central Florida until she retired. Survivors: children, Chuck, Jeff, Tony; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

STEWART EDWARD KING, 51, Apopka, died Sunday, September 19. Mr. King was born in Orlando. Survivors: significant other, Debbie Hamilton; children, Ashley, Joshua, Dustin Richard, Victoria Cannon; siblings, Thomas Jr., Laura McClaure; eight grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

MARGARET (PEGGY) JANE WILLIAMS WOIDA, 91, Apopka, died Tuesday, September 21. She was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania. She resided in Errol Estate. Survivors: children, Joanne, Donald Lee, Mary, Cheryl, Jason, David; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

SHIRLEY E. OLSON, 74, Apopka, died Wednesday, September 22. Mrs. Olson was born in Canton, Ohio. Survivors: husband, Rick; children, Erica, Andrew. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

EUGENE G. DAVIS JR., 55, Apopka, died Saturday, September 11. Mr. Davis was born in Orlando. He coached softball and loved watching Florida Gator games. Survivors: daughter, Heather Leone; sister, Sandy Stokes; two grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

ROBERT H. DINGWELL, 78, Apopka, died Sunday, September 12. Mr. Dingwell was born in Somerville, Massachusetts. Survivors: children, Brian, Kevin, Scott; one granddaughter; two great-grandchildren; significant other, Terri Taylor. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

JUDITH ANN TRAMMELL, 74, Apopka, died Monday, September 6. She was born in Lexington, Kentucky. Suvivors: children, Ramdy, John Meadors, Michelle Stepenson; fiancé, Rodney Stone; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

ALAN LEE WATSON, 55, Apopka, died Saturday, September 18. Survivors: wife, Lisa Ann; daughter, Breanna; stepdaughter, Amy Matter; sibling, L.W. Watson; five step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

JOHN WILLIAM CAUSEY, 41, Apopka, died Friday, September 3. Mr. Causey was born in Daytona Beach. Survivors: children, John Jr., Cheyanne Stricklin, Robert, Emma, Kaylee Godbold. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

DAVID SLOCUM, 69, Apopka, died Sunday, September 5. Mr. Slocum was born in Hartford, Connecticut. Survivors: daughter, Laura Park; siblings, Susan Slocum Petrie, Debbie Brady. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.

DARLENE ELIZABETH SHARP, 69, Apopka, died Tuesday, September 7. Mrs. Sharp was born in Woodbury, New Jersey. Survivors: daughter, Michelle; siblings, Diane Kupko, Robert Owens, Harvey Owens, Ricky Owens; one granddaughter; two great-grandchildren. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.