Robert William Newquist, Jr., 91, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021.
Charlotte Zerline Good, 73, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Michael Leslie “Woody” Woodruff
04/12/1961 to 04/13/2021
Michael L. Woodruff, 60, of Pensacola, FL., passed away on Monday, March 13, 2021.
Michael graduated from Pace High school in 1979. He served 10 years in the U.S. Navy, and worked a variety of construction projects in the NW Florida area. Michael, “Coach Woody”, volunteered as Coach/Manager (many seasons) with Fast Pitch Girls softball at Myrtle Grove Ball Park. He loved his “girls” and was one of the joys of his life.
He is preceded in death by his father, Harry “Woody” Woodruff.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Sue Woodruff; his mother, Sharon Woodruff; three children, Don Woodruff, Jessica (Marshall) Schmidt, Meghan (Nick) Purvis; four grandchildren, Noah, Brody, Brantley, and Nick “Jr”; three nephews, Mark (Lyndsey) Woodruff, Jeff Woodruff and Joshua Vanlandingham; niece, Kayla Vanlandingham; two sisters, Teresa Woodruff, and Sheryle (Todd) Vanlandingham; brother, James Woodruff; and grandniece, Willow.
A private family memorial will be held at a later date.
Judy Elaine Ryan, 74, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.
Steven Ray Gresham, 38, of McDavid, Florida passed away on Monday, April 12, 2021.
Rocky Sowers, 71, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Monday, April 12, 2021.
His final wishes were to be shared with Amy, and his beloved pets; Fi-Fi, Abbie, Tigger, Nitro,
and to be later joined by Sissy, Bear, and Bitsy.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 22, 2021 with visitation at 5:00 - 6:30 PM and service at 6:30 PM at Family-Funeral & Cremation, 5627 North Davis Hwy., Pensacola, Florida 32503.
Helen Patricia Eveleth, 88, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Monday, April 12, 2021.
Helen Patricia (Patty) Eveleth (Kebler)
June 26th, 1932 – April 12th, 2021
Beloved wife of Mack E. Eveleth and exceptional mother of five sons -- Mike, Jim, Bill, Paul, and Wade, passed peacefully after a short illness on Monday night, April 12th.
Mack and Patty celebrated their 70th Wedding Anniversary on March 31st, 2021, with many phone calls and visits from their family members and a delicious strawberry shortcake.
Patty is survived by a legacy of 30+ family members, including Mack, their five sons, and four beloved
daughters in law – Suzi, Deb, Sue, and Holli, nine grandchildren, Jonathan and Sarah, Kara, Jacy and Holly, Ashley and Rachel, and Hannah and Molly their respective spouses and ten great grandchildren, all who loved spending time with their Grandma and Nana. As a tribute to both her mothering ability and her exceptional genes, all the above-mentioned descendants are alive, well, and living great and happy lives.
If there was ever a woman meant to be the mother of boys, it was Patty. Even at her 5’5 stature, she still held down the law to her 6’+ brood of sons (ok Paul is 5’10). She knew exactly how much rope to let out and when it was time to reel it back in. All five sons feel blessed to have had Patty as their mom.
Patty was surrounded by her sons and grandchildren up to the end, all sharing loving and funny memories together around her bedside, just how she would like it. Her lifelong Catholic Faith tells us that she is now in Heaven enjoying the company of the family that went before her and making and freezing cookies in preparation for those yet to come.
She will be missed and was greatly loved.
A memorial mass will be held at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Pensacola, FL on Friday, May 7th at 1:00 pm. All are welcome.
Gordon Fowler Kellogg, 88, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021.
Tamara Patchaldo, 45, of Niceville, Florida passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021.
Robert Warren Malinsky, 74, of Cantonment, Florida passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021.
Gregory Read Thompson, 71, of Pickering, Missouri passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021.
Gary Edward Taylor, 75, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021.
Royce Wayne Collins, 52, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021.
Nicole Marie Bishop, 38, of Portage, Indiana passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021.
Kenneth Ray Edgar, 57, of Andalusia, Alabama passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021
On Friday April 9, 2021, Cheryl Ann (Richards) Phillips age 60 passed away peacefully surrounded by
her children after a short battle with cancer. Our beloved Mother, Daughter, Sister, and Friend was born on January 12, 1961 in Waco, Texas to Sylvia (Poole) and James A. Richards Sr. She was a longtime resident of Shalimar and graduated from Choctawhatchee High School in 1979. As a child of a military family, Cheryl traveled from Texas to Alaska. At the age of 7 her family moved to the beautiful Emerald Coast that Cheryl called “home” for the rest of her days. Cheryl could usually be found in one of 2 places, at work where she spent many years with the Bruner Law Firm or with her kids. Cheryl loved her kids unconditionally and was always their biggest fan and supporter. She never missed the chance to attend any of their athletic events. Aside from her children’s teams she was a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys.
She is preceded in death by her father James A. Richards Sr. and nephew Matthew A. Woodham.
She is survived by her mother Sylvia (Poole) Richards, her 3 children Jason Phillips, Jennifer Phillips, and Jaime (David) Leonard as well as her 3 siblings Jim (Deborah) Richards, Debbie (Fred) Tarbox, and Sandy (Jeff) Triplett and several nieces, nephews, and close friends including her lifelong Best friend, Pat Bailey.
Cheryl was a force to be reckoned with. She was fierce and never took “no” for an answer. She was full of jokes and knew how to make anyone smile even during her final days. Cheryl was so loved and will be
missed by many including her great Dane Bella.
Thank you to our family, friends, and neighbors for your kindness and generosity during this time.
Thank you, Emerald Coast Hospice, for your selfless efforts for exceptional care of our mother.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Wyndham Gardens Conference Center, 573 Santa Rosa Blvd, on
Saturday, April 24, 2021 beginning at 2 pm followed by a friends and family gathering at Sunset
Bonita Joy Karmie, 67, of Navarre, Florida passed away on Friday, April 9, 2021.
Bonita (Bonnie) Joy Karmie, 67, passed away peacefully in her sleep after a protracted illness on April 9, 2021, Gulf Breeze, FL.
Bonnie was born on November 14, 1953 in Chicago, IL, to Alvin and Geraldine Karmie. She was Baptized on September 13, 1964, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Oaklawn, IL.
Bonnie graduated with honors from Oak Lawn Community High School in 1971, and graduated Cum Laude from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, with a BAED majoring in History. She was a member of Kappa Delta Pi. Bonnie received her Master in Ed with an emphasis in Private School Administration from California Lutheran College in Thousand Oaks, CA, in 1984.
Bonnie’s church family are incredibly impressed with the accolades that she received during her professional life and how she touched so many young lives during her teaching career. Bonnie enjoyed learning and taking classes to increase her knowledge of her favorite subjects: History, Social Studies, French and Science. She travelled extensively to many Asian countries, Africa, and France, etc.
Her parents preceded her in death, as well, as her sister Darlene Carol Karmie.
Bonnie is survived by a sister, nieces, nephews and a host of her church friends.
Please join us celebrating her life Saturday April 24, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Gulf Breeze, FL.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Bonnie’s name can be made to Bonita Joy Karmie Endowment Fund, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105
James I. Long, 84, of Gulf Breeze, Florida passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
He was a quiet and private man who spent most of his time at home with his family, especially in his later years never wanting to leave his wife’s side.
While his passing saddens us and we will miss him, his surviving family and friends rejoice in his accomplishments and a life well lived and look forward to seeing him again.
Special thanks to everyone for your love and support, especially to hospice, his hospice nurse and many others behind the scenes.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to a local hospice, or to your favorite charity.
William “Bill” Ard, 63, was called home to be with the Lord on April 8th, 2021.
Bill was a loving son, brother, and father. Bill was born to his parents, Odest and Naomi Ard on August 8th, 1957 in Pensacola, Florida.
He was a graduate of Escambia High School and resided in Pensacola until his passing.
He was always adventurous, and as a young adult enjoyed karate. He loved to compete in tournaments and successfully achieved his 3rd degree Black Belt.
His love of the ocean leads him to work on a cruise ship and earn his Captain’s license. Later in life, his path was on land as a pipe fitter.
In his mother’s final years, Bill moved in and assisted with her daily care so she could remain in her home until her passing.
Bill is preceded in death by his loving parents, and sister, Linda Ard McIntosh. Bill is survived by his son, William “Joey” Ard; stepson, Mike Mallon; surviving sister, Faye Cibula, and his niece and several nephews.
His family invites all to his Celebration of Life on Thursday, April 15th at 2:00 pm visitation followed by the service at 3:00 pm at Family-Funeral & Cremation.
Fernando Santillan Cabrera, 75, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
Burton Daniel Rumrill, 86, of Milton, Florida passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
Shirley Mae Boyd, 58, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.
Shirley loved her family, friends, and cats. She was always helping others in need. Shirley loved going to garage sales and estate sales with her mom and daughter. Shirley was independent, strong, and fought until the very end. She battled lung cancer (and other new cancers that grew) that was metastatic on and off for six years. She went through a lot of radiation and chemo treatments. Her oncologist gave her the nickname "Bulldozer" because she would not let the cancer win and she kept living. She was his longest patient with lung cancer. You could tell that he really cared about his patients. Shirley will be missed by all that loved her smile, her crazy, funny sense of humor and her straight-forwardness.
Shirley is preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Ethel (Meers) Boyd and her sister, Jackie Boyd.
Shirley is survived by her son, Richard W. Boyd Chupp of Pensacola, FL, and her daughter, Sarah (Michael) Hughes of Pensacola, Florida; her brother, Bill (Kathy) Meers of North Canton, Ohio; her sisters, Connie (John) Snyder of North Canton, Ohio, Vickie Preston of Pensacola, Florida, and Barbara Domer of Mineral City, Ohio. She is also survived by six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and their families.
Cremation will take place and there will be no services.
Gary Wayne Booe, born February 12, 1942 in Winston-Salem, NC to Luther and Vassie Booe, has gone home to be with the Lord on April 7, 2021. Gary was the youngest of 17 loving brothers and sisters.
Gary was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Linda Booe, by only 10 days. They will now walk together for eternity.
Through their 61 years of marriage was born three children, Shelbra Kendall (spouse, Don), Mark Booe (spouse, Glynis), and Tonya Chastain (spouse, Alan); three grandchildren, David Webb, Tosha Pitcock and Tyler Chastain; five great-grandchildren with one great-granddaughter on the way; and two great-great grandchildren. Gary was a member of the Church of Christ in Murphy, NC.
Gary loved his dog Freddie and his cat CoCo. He loved to fish, golf and spend time with his family. Gary spent many years working overseas as an electrical superintendent which allowed him and Linda to travel the world together.
Gary will be missed by his family and friends and loved for eternity by his children and grandchildren.
A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 with visitation from 1:00-2:00pm and service at 2:00pm at Family-Funeral & Cremation, 5627 North Davis Highway, Pensacola, Florida 32503.
Imogene Smith Kennedy, 81, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.
Rev. Willie Manley, Jr., 59, of Cantonment, Florida passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.
Willie was born in Detroit, Michigan on December 5, 1961 to parents, Willie (Bill) Lee Manley, Sr. and Evelyn Mabry. He was a graduate of Central High School in Detroit, Michigan.
He was a Christian Baptist Minister who gave his life to God at the early age of 19. He attended Olive Baptist Church here with his wife, Bonnie, in Pensacola. He had resided in Detroit, Arizona and in Texas.
Willie is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Bonnie Stevens Manley; son, Willie Lee Manley, III; stepchildren, Brent, Paul and Nikki; father, Bill Manley; mother and stepfather, Evelyn and Eddie Mabry; brothers, Tyrone, Robert, Timmy and Tony; sisters, Angela Jones, LaToya Allen and Kathryn Ramsey; five grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Willie proudly served six years in the U. S. Army. He was responsible for training new recruits and proper use of radio equipment. He required a high security clearance and was stationed at Fort Dix, Fort Gordon, Fort Kellogg and Fort Hood.
Willie was a longtime employee of McDonald’s Corporation. He was a huge Vikings fan, loved his bowties, and had a very strong faith which he took every opportunity to share with others.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to your local Ronald McDonald House Charities (www.rmhc.org).