Charlotte Joy Blomberg, 80, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018. After a long bout with cancer, Charlotte’s pain and suffering has stopped and she has passed on to her Heavenly Father. She will be sorely missed by her family.
Charlotte was born on December 30, 1937. As an only child, she was extremely proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by husband, Victor “Al” Blomberg; son, Michael; daughter, Michele; son-in-law, Steve; daughter-in-law, Cherie and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The services will be private for the family only, followed by cremation.
In lieu of flowers, please, donate to your favorite charity in her name.
Carol L. Tendrich, 55, of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018.
Mary A. Ritter, 91, of Huntley, Illinois passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
Julia Ann Baker, 64, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
Preston Lee Robinson, 46, of Pensacola, FL, died October 27, 2018 from long-term complications of diabetes.
He was born in Sapulpa, OK, graduated from Sapulpa High School and worked around the Tulsa/Muskogee area. He moved to Pensacola in 2008.
He leaves behind parents, John and Carol Robinson of Cantonment, FL; daughter, Taylor of Wagoner, OK; brothers, Jerry (Stephanie) of Kingsland, GA, Darren (Amy) of Pace, FL; nephews Alex and Luke Robinson and nieces, Allyson and Haley Robinson.
A time of visitation with family and friends will be held at Gonzalez United Methodist Church from 3:00-5:00pm with dinner to follow on Thursday, November 1, 2018.
Larry Gordon McCurry, 61, of Pace, Florida passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
Larry was a Navy Veteran serving as a Corpsman during his years of service. He was a Paramedic with Escambia County EMS for 15 years until his retirement.
Larry leaves behind his wife of 30 years, Deborah (Debbie) McCurry; parents, Marie and William Isbell; brother, Nathan; daughter, Shauna (Jason) Liebenow; stepson, Lanny (Jenny) Williams; grandsons, Ty Robertson, Donovan Liebenow and Payton Williams; granddaughters, Amaya Liebenow and Jordan Williams.
A Memorial Visitation will be held from 3:00-5:00pm on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Family-Funeral & Cremation, 7253 Plantation Road, Pensacola, FL 32504.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Larry's memory to your favorite charity.
Those we love don’t go away
They walk beside us everyday
Unseen, unheard, but always near
Still loved, Still missed and very dear
Lieutenant James Clinton Case, 89, of Pensacola FL passed away on October 27, 2018. He was born in Racine, Wisconsin on October 2, 1929 to Clinton and Ruth Case. Jim was stationed in San Diego when he married Elaine Georgeson on June 16, 1951. Together they raised five children, first living in Pittsburgh and later in Idaho Falls. Upon Jim’s retirement they relocated to Tucson, but eventually made their final move to Pensacola 20 years ago.
Jim attended the University of Wisconsin from 1947-1951 on a ROTC scholarship and graduated with a degree in Naval Engineering. He served three years of active duty in the Navy and 20 years in the reserves. Jim served on the USS Spangler in San Diego and on the USS Gregory in the Pacific during the Korean War. He was awarded the Korean Service Medal (3 stars), the United Nations Service Medal, the China Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. In 1955, Jim earned a second bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. He worked for Westinghouse for 16 years and Argonne National Laboratories for 17 years.
Playing bridge was Jim’s passion. He was a member of the Pensacola Bridge Club and earned his Diamond Life Master Awardin March of 2018. He was an avid chess player, who enjoyed solving the NY Times daily crossword puzzle and following the stock market. Jim was a fanatic when it came to playing Texas Hold’em at the Pensacola Greyhound Track. His winnings kept him coming back for more. Likewise, he could pay for his trips to Las Vegas with his earnings from the Black Jack table.
An outdoor enthusiast who enjoyed all the adventures that Idaho offers, Jim loved camping at Meadow Lake, river rafting down the Selway and Salmon Rivers, and downhill skiing at Grand Targheeand Kelly’s Canyon. He taught his four sons how to hunt for pheasant, grouse, and deer. Later in life Jim went out of his way to provide beautiful settings for extended family vacations, whether it was by the warm beaches of Acapulco or under the blue skies of Sun Valley.
Jim is survived by five children including Bill (Shirley) Case of University Place, WA; Bob (Dena) Case of Kalispell, MT; Tom (Tami), John (Donna), and Nancy Case of Idaho Falls, ID; brothers Richard and Joel Case of Maryland; 7 grandchildren including Marianne Bezaire, Kathryn Stanek, Shannon Paulson, Andy Case, Jennifer Eck, Ryan Case, and Jessica Fullmer; and 11 great grandchildren includingMadeleine and Charles Bezaire, Ethan and Emily Stanek, Amber, Lilliana, and Alexia Case, Madisenand Samuel Colton (due January 2019)Eck, and Macy and TreysonFullmer. He was preceded in death by his wife Elaine (2017), great grandson Cole Eck (2016), and sister, Susan Nolan.
The family would like to extend its sincere appreciation to many caring people who helped Jim in his final months of life. They are truly grateful for his attentive neighbors, especially his good buddy, John Nix, who went above and beyond the call of duty to help Jim during some of his most difficult moments; for Regency Hospice, who provided the most professional and compassionate care anybody could ask for; for the patient TLC Caregivers, who treated Jim with the dignity and respect that a dying person deserves; and for Carla Burke and the Pensacola Bridge Club, who kept Jim well fed with their delicious homemade meals.
A Committal Service will be held on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Barrancas National Cemetery. The Procession will meet at 12:30pm at Olive Baptist Church-Warrington Campus, 103 W. Winthrop Avenue, Pensacola, Florida.
Elvin Ray Hardin, 64, of Milton, Florida passed away Friday, October 26, 2018.
Martha Jean Wilson Hayford, 86, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018. Martha was born October 27, 1931, in Pensacola, Florida and graduated from Pensacola High School in 1948. She attended Florida State University and graduated in 1952 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education. She was active in Glee Club and AOTT, Alpha Omegran Pi, sorority.
Martha taught school at Warrington Elementary School, fifth grade at East Hill Christian School, Adult Basic Education at Pensacola Junior College and at the ARC.
Martha married James Hayford of the U.S. Navy in 1957. They resided in California, Colorado, Washington and Hawaii before returning to her hometown of Pensacola, Florida. They had two children, James K. Hayford and Elaine Hayford.
Martha was a member of Olive Baptist Church and choir for many years. She loved tutoring children in reading and math, and did so till the age of 81. Martha also volunteered at Baptist Hospital for several years.
Martha is preceded in death by her father, Grady Wilson; mother, Lucy Wilson and former husband, James Hayford.
Martha is survived by her son, James K. (Rena) Hayford and her daughter, Elaine Hayford.
Visitation will be held at 11:00am with services following at 12:00pm on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Olive Baptist Church, 1836 E. Olive Road, Pensacola, Florida 32504.
Janina Michalski, 93. of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018.
Marian Lisa Byrd, 54, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018.
Ricardo Antonio Calderon, 32, of Pensacola, Florida passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
Visitation will be held at 12:00pm with services following at 1:00pm on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Family-Funeral & Cremation, 7253 Plantation Road, Pensacola, Florida 32504.
Debra Elaine Shields, 56, of Molino, Florida passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 3:00-4:00pm with a service following at 4:00pm at Grace Open Bible Church, 1701 N. Highway 95A, Cantonment, Florida 32533.
Janice M. Lydon, 74, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
Sylvia Marie Cooley, 80, of Gulf Breeze, Florida passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. A Memorial Service will be held from 10:00-12:00pm, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Family-Funeral & Cremation, 7253 Plantation Road, Pensacola, Florida.
David D. Simmons, 57, of McDavid, Florida passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.
Dennis G. Jackson, 70, of Cantonment, Florida passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. A Committal Service will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:30am at Barrancas National Cemetery. The Procession will meet at 10:45am at Olive Baptist Church-Warrington Campus, 103 W. Winthrop Avenue, Pensacola, Florida.
David M. Morse, 80, from Jacksonville, Florida passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018.
Jeffrey Jay Carter, 53, passed away at his home in Gulf Breeze on October 21, 2018.
Jeff was born in Madison, Wisconsin on October 24, 1964. His family moved to Utah where he was raised until he joined the Navy.
Jeff proudly served in the U.S. Navy for 22 years. He traveled the world on multiple ships and made lifelong friendships. He retired in 2006 as a Chief Petty Officer. Never one to be idle, he began his 2nd career at NAS Whiting Field and was a plane captain.
Jeff loved the outdoors and was an avid bicyclist, fisherman and a certified diver.
Jeff is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Beth (Myers) Carter; children, Charlotte and Jake; father, Roger (Kathy) Carter; mother, Teri (Chuck) Christensen; brother, Chad (Timmye) Carter; sister, Melissa (Joe) Robertson; three nieces, Kate, Heidi and Abby and three nephews, Jackson, Marc and Andrew and dear friends, Sharon Burnside and Kathie Joy.
The family wishes to express their gratitude for everyone at Emerald Coast Hospice for all of their compassion and caring. Mr. Carter’s ashes will be scattered by family at a later date.
Jeff will best be remembered as a loving husband and father.
Robert Carlton Britt, Jr., 67, of Wewahitchka, Florida passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018.
Karyn Coleman, 71, of Shalimar, Florida passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018.
Courtney S. Forsell, 27, of Navarre, Florida passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018.
Janet Malwitz, 66, of Opp, Alabama passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018.
Patti Anne Clarke, 62, of Gulf Breeze, Florida passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2018.
Victor Arthur Scott, 44, of Gulf Breeze, Florida passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2018.