Obituaries

DOYLE RICHARDSON 1930-2018

Mr, Doyle Richardson, age 88, lifelong resident of the DeFuniak Springs area passed away at the family home late Wednesday night, October 10, 2018.  He, like many children of his generation, dropped out of school to get a job to help support his family.  Later,  he got a job driving a school bus on Eglin Air Force Base.  He next ...

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ESTER MARIE CASE 1955-2018

Mrs. Esther Marie Case, age 63, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018. She was born September 25, 1955, in Rome, New York to Michael and Esther Williams Grems.  Mrs. Case was a resident of DeFuniak Springs since 2000. She was Presbyterian by faith and a member of the Olivet Presbyterian Church in Utica, New York.  She loved baking, crocheting, crosswords puzzles, ...

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JESSIE “BUDDY” AUBREY CARTER, JR. 1958-2018

Jessie “Buddy” Aubrey Carter, Jr., age 59, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018. He was born December 8, 1958, in Panama City, Florida to Jessie and Sue Mann Carter.  Buddy lived most of his life in Walton County. He was Baptist by faith. He was a veteran of the United States Armed Forces serving his family in the United States ...

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JACKIE SHAW 1952-2018

Jackie Shaw, age 66, of Ponce de Leon, Florida passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018.  He was born July 15, 1952 in Walton County to Make and Lilly Shaw.  He was a member of Knox Hill Church. He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Lottie Stiller. Jackie  is survived by four brothers: S. H., Colon, Marcus, ...

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DONALD “DON” CLYDE CAMPBELL JR. 1959-2018

Mr. Donald “Don” Clyde Campbell Jr, age 59, passed away Friday, October 5, 2018. He was born on April 11, 1959, in Little Rock, Arkansas to Donald Clyde Campbell Sr. and Julia Ann Wright Campbell. Mr. Campbell was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida. He was Assembly of God by faith.  He was a veteran of Operation Desert Storm serving ...

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JOYCE C. MARTIN 1966-2018

Joyce C. Martin (née Corwin), 76, died peacefully in her home surrounded by family on September 20, 2018.  A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Rita’s Catholic Church at a later date. Joyce was born on July 3, 1942, in Dayton, OH to Joseph and Gladys Corwin, and married Jack (John) Martin on February 12, 1966. She is survived ...

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MAUREEN LILY BROWN 1934-2018

Mrs. Maureen Lily Brown, age 84, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018. She was born April 20, 1934, in London, England to Edward and Alice Morgan Clayfield.  Mrs. Brown was a resident of  Riverview, Florida, moving from DeFuniak Springs, Florida. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a talented dancer. She was also a talented Bowler, ...

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JOSEPH JACKSON 1958-2018

Mr. Joseph Jackson, age 60, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2018. He was born March 30, 1958, in Florala, Alabama to Danel and Charlotte Brown Jackson.  Mr. Jackson was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida. He was a devoted husband, step-father, and grandfather. He worked in construction for many years having owned his owned business.  He enjoyed woodworking. Mr. Jackson ...

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CORY GRAVES 1979-2018

Mr. Graves, age 38, passed away September 16, 2018. He was born on September 23, 1979, in Yarmouth Nova Scotic, Canada to Romilly Guy Ames Graves and Phyllis Mae Jayne. Mr. Graves was a resident of Westville, Florida. He worked as a carpenter. He enjoyed spending time with his children and coaching baseball. Mr. Graves was preceded in death by ...

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RACHEL KATHERINE KILE 1974-2018

Mrs. Rachel Katherine Kile, age 44, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018. She was born on April 27, 1974 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida to Lori Jean Haeusler. Mrs. Kile was a resident of Walton County.  She was a bright, shining star who lived a great big, rich and full life over far too short a time.  She was ...

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