Latest News

Obituaries

CHARLES “CHUCK” RYAN BINFORD 1991-2019

Mr.  Charles “Chuck” Ryan Binford, age 27, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019. He was born August 14, 1991 in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida to William and Brenda Connolly Binford.   Mr. Binford was a lifelong resident of Santa Rosa Beach. He loved his family, beach volley ball, paddle board, basketball. He was very athletic and always active, and he was a ...

Read More »

FRANK CHARLES DOMBROWSKI 1955-2019

Mr. Frank Charles Dombrowski, age 63, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019. He was born on May 15, 1955 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Chester and Jennie Myrzynski Dombrowski. Mr. Dombrowski was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida.  He was Episcopal by faith and a member of St. Agatha’s Episcopal Church in DeFuniak Springs.  He graduated from Walton High School ...

Read More »

GERALD “JERRY” LEE COLLINS 1951-2019

Mr. Gerald  “Jerry “ Lee Collins, age 67, passed away  Thursday, March 14, 2019.  He was born August 21, 1951 in  Eglin Air Force Base, Florida to Woodrow and Margaret Kilpatrick Collins.   Mr. Collins was a resident of DeFuniak Springs, Florida. He was Methodist by faith and a member of the First United Methodist Church in DeFuniak Springs, Florida.  He was ...

Read More »

ALEXANDRA DAWN SHAW 1985-2019

Alexandra Dawn Shaw, age 33, of DeFuniak Springs, Florida passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at her residence.  She was a cheerleader and a 2003 graduate of Walton High School.  Alexandra was currently employed with Mark Harris Bail Bonds where she had been an employee for more than 7 years.  Working with Mark and Grant Harris, as well as Alicia ...

Read More »

SHELDON J. BIBLE 1931-2019

Mr. Sheldon J. Bible, age 87, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019.  He was born September 17, 1931 in Ruddle, West Virginia to Olin and Beulah Smith Bible.  Mr. Bible was a resident of Walton County, Florida, moving from Marengo, Ohio in October 2016. He was Catholic by faith. He graduated from Franklin High School in 1950. He was a veteran ...

Read More »

DR. WILLIAM “BILL” JAMES WENTZ 1946-2019

Dr. William “Bill” James Wentz, DMD, age 72, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019.  He was born December 18, 1946 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania to Albert and Kathryn Stump Wentz. Dr. Wentz was a resident of Santa Rosa Beach. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, receiving his degree, Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry. He has practiced as a Dentist ...

Read More »

DOROTHEA JOHANNA CARMAN 1927-2019

Dorothea Johanna Carman passed away peacefully on Friday morning, March 1st, 2019 at home with her husband Dean by her side. He was the love of her life for 58 years. Dora was born in Jutphaas, Netherlands on January 3, 1927 to Father, Hendrikus Scholman, and Mother, Johanna van Wijk, and was the eldest daughter and last surviving of eight ...

Read More »

VALERIE MARIE HARRIS 1971-2019

Mrs. Valerie Marie Harris, age 47, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019. She was born on November 25, 1971 in Weymouth, Massachusetts to Candace Johnson. Mrs. Harris was a resident of Freeport, Florida.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, and sister.  She greatly enjoyed spending time with her family. Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by her brother, Richard ...

Read More »

JOSEPH “JOE” FRANK BOSTJANICK, SR. 1944-2019

Mr. Joseph “Joe” Frank Bostjanick, Sr., age 74, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019. He was born on October 16, 1944 in Verona, Pennsylvania to Frank and Antoinett Diana Bostjanick. Mr. Bostjanick was a resident of Walton County, Florida having moved here in 1994 from Houma, Louisiana.  He was Catholic by Faith and a member of Christ the King Catholic ...

Read More »

CHARLES JOSEPH VANDYKE 1990-2019

Mr. Charles Joseph VanDyke, age 28, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019. He was born May 15, 1990 in Greenville, North Carolina to Charles and Carol VanDyke. Mr. VanDyke was a resident of Freeport, Florida. He was Catholic by faith. He graduated from Freeport High School in 2008. He also graduated from the Emerald Coast Technical College in DeFuniak Springs, ...

Read More »