Jacqueline E. Campbell, 70, of Navarre, Florida passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
Gwendolyn Yawn, 70, of Navarre, Florida passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
Toni L. Hogan, 46, of Shalimar, Florida passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021.
Carlos D. Carroll, 55, of Shalimar, Florida passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021.
Robert D. Vancil, 93, of Niceville, Florida passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021.
Robert was born to Leslie R. Vancil and Helen M. Vancil on January 16, 1928 in Murphysboro, Illinois. He is survived by his wife of 73+ years, Marybelle Vancil: daughter, Marcella Lee Vancil, son-in-law Scott Stewart and grandson, Cameron Scott Stewart.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, and grand parents, Maude and Isaac Vancil, and Rose Alice and Fred Cross.
At the age of 11, Robert spent off and on three years in the Shriner's Children Hospital in St. Louis, MO. due to polio. Robert finished high school at Murphysboro High School where he graduated Valedictorian while working an eight hour shift at a local grocery store. Robert went on to graduate from Shurtleff College with a BA degree and A Bachelor of Divinity and Masters in Sacred Theology From Andover Newton Theological School in Newton Centre, Massachusetts in 1954.
Robert served as Baptist Student Foundation Director with Illinois State and Wesleyan Universities. Robert went on to take classes at the University of Chicago and then became the Parent/Teacher Coordinator. Robert taught in the Tri-Valley School system after a move back to normal, Illinois.
Robert moved on to work for the city of Bloomington in the area of City Development. Robert came up with the idea to pay-as-you-go plan with cities and developers using a tool called Tax Increment Financing. It became his mission to work with developers to help struggling cities in Illinois until his full retirement at the age of 88.
In 2016, Robert and his wife moved to Florida to be near their daughter and her family.
Robert was know for his great sense of humor, his love of life, being a catamaran sailor, and his passion for all people. His purpose in life was to serve and minister to others.
Roberts Memorial Services will held at the Bluewater Community Church located at 4580 Range Rd. Niceville, Fl. on June 19, 2021. at 11:00 am . Officiating will be Dr. Dean Allen. Those attending are invited to share a meal at the home of Marcy Vancil and Scott Stewart at 1008 Lakeway Dr. in Niceville following the service.
In Robert's memory you may make donations to the Parkinson Foundation at 1359 Broadway , Unit 1509 New York, NY 10018 or to the Shriner's Hospital for Children at 4400 clayton Ave., St. Louis MO 63110.
Eileen M. Kraemer, 73, of Crestview, Florida passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021.
Barbara Lusk, 75, of Niceville, Florida passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2021.
Nellie Jean Parker, 79, of Crestview, Florida passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021.
Shirley Joe Reeves, Laurel Hill, Florida passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2021.
Joe was born on May 4, 1937 in Laurel Hill, Florida to Lewis and Gussie Reeves and was a lifelong resident of Okaloosa County.
Joe was a husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Everyone who truly knew him will miss his laughter, sense of humor and storytelling. He held various jobs throughout his lifetime, always stayed busy and loved to farm, fish and work in the yard.
He graduated from Laurel Hill School in 1956 and was married June 20, 1958 to Jerrie Boyette until her death in 1998. On November 19, 2001 he was married to Eileen Cote until her death in 2011. He was also preceded in death by his parents Lewis (1973), Gussie (2000), infant sister Betty Lou, brothers Willie Dee (1969) and Huey (1994).
Survivors include his sisters Sue Weekly (Tony) of Laurel Hill, Florida and Debbie Anderson (Gary) of China Grove, Alabama. Daughter Rhonda Weekley (John) of Destin, Florida and Stacy Reeves (Karen) of Cumming, Georgia. Grandchildren Jessa and Becca Weekley, Jason, Jerra and Jordan Reeves along with 11 nieces and nephews.
We would like to thank Covenant Home Healthcare and nurses, Stacy and Donna, also aide Jessie for their care, compassion and sense of humor while taking care of daddy. Elder Services for their services and support but most of all a special thank you for allowing Glenda Lanasse too come every day to cook breakfast and visit with daddy. We would also like to thank Emerald Coast Health and Rehabilitation in Fort Walton Beach. Although his stay with you was short thank you for the care your employees provided. Your dedication does not go unnoticed. Thank you all.
In lieu of flowers we ask that you make a donation in his memory to:
The Alzheimer's Association www.act.alz.org/donate ,
Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research www.ALZINFO.org
or a charity of your choice.
Charles Michael Manza, 27, of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida passed away on Friday, March 19, 2021.