Obituaries

SANDY “SAM” JEANNE LOOMIS JOHNSON 1963-2018

Her singular heart was filled to the brim with song, a song she poured freely and shared with anyone who was lucky enough to walk in her world. Born in Oneida, New York, Sam attended Florida State and soon felt drawn to the warmth, water and white sand of the Panhandle.  Making Santa Rosa Beach her home, she collected a ...

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GEORGE FRANKLIN CURRY 1937-2018

Mr. George Franklin Curry, age 80, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018. He was born on February 5, 1937, in Ponce De Leon, Florida, to Titus Luther Curry and Florrie Ellen Winslow Curry. Mr. Curry lived most of his life in Ponce De Leon, Florida. He was Methodist by faith and was a member of Ponce De Leon Methodist Church. ...

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GEORGE CLARK LINDSEY 1928-2018

Mr. George Clark Lindsey, Jr., age 89, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018, in Miramar Beach, Florida. He was born on December 23, 1928, in Atlanta, Georgia to George Clark Lindsey and Mary Elizabeth Lazorchack Lindsey. Mr. Lindsey moved from Atlanta in 1998 to become a resident of Walton County. He was Christian by faith. He was a devoted father, ...

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STEPHEN TROTMAN 1960-2018

Stephen Trotman, known to friends as “Steve,” passed away on January 30, 2018, at the age of 57 years. He was born September 30, 1960, and lived nearly all of his life in DeFuniak Springs, a town he loved because of its history and the history of his family. The youngest son of Vernon and Loyce Trotman, Steve was a ...

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GARY WAYNE PETIT 1960-2018

Mr. Gary Wayne Petit, age 57, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. He was born on July 1, 1960 in Akron, Ohio to William Petit and Bessie Davis Petit. Mr. Petit was a resident of Freeport, Florida. He was Catholic by faith. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed coaching and volunteering ...

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ONNIE JO PILCHER 1943-2018

Onnie Jo Pilcher, age 74, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018 surrounded by family and friends at her home in Freeport.  She was born March 11, 1943 in Brantley, Alabama.  As a teenager she moved to Basin Bayou and lived in Freeport most of her life.  Onnie Jo graduated from Walton High School in 1961.  She worked as a beautician ...

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JAMES “JIMMY” DUNAWAY 1951-2018

James “Jimmy” Dunaway, greatest man I knew, most loving dad, precious husband, exceptional pawpaw, and a friend to everyone, would give you the shirt off his back to help anyone in need, nothing he could not fix, except his own body, passed away at the age of 66, in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida Tuesday, January 30, 2018. His will was ...

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SHIELA JOAN THOMAS MCMILLIAN 1934-2018

Mrs. Joan McMillian, age 83 of DeFuniak Springs passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the family residence surrounded by her family. She was born March 3, 1934 in Climax, Georgia, the daughter of Mack Thomas.   After high school, Joan eventually completed her training to become an LPN.  She met Bobby McMillian and they were married December 3, 1970 ...

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KEITH INFINGER 1938-2018

Mr. Keith Infinger, age 80 of DeFuniak Springs passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 at the family residence.   He was born January 7, 1938 in DeFuniak Springs, the son of Eddie Enos Infinger and Eva Ann Cosson Infinger.  He worked for twenty plus years with the City of DeFuniak Springs and then twenty eight years with the Walton County ...

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WOODROW “WOODY” WILSON COLLINS 1926-2018

Mr. Woodrow “Woody” Wilson Collins, age 92, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. He was born on January 7, 1926 in Gas Town, Ohio to Horace Edgar Collins and Rosetta Irena Sours Collins. Mr. Collins was a resident of Freeport, Florida. He was Methodist by faith and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. He ...

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