Home >> Obituaries >> May 17, 2018 Obituaries

May 17, 2018 Obituaries

Annette Everette Farrar
Annette Everette Farrar, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Orlando, FL.
Viewing is Friday May 18, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Loomis Funeral Home in Apopka.
Graveside Service is Saturday, May 19th with viewing at 11:30 and service at 12:00 at Jennings Lake Cemetery in Trenton.

Mr. Roger D. Gibbs
Roger D. Gibbs, 82, of Rock Bluff, passed away on May 6, 2018. He was born to Sylvester and Hattie Gibbs of Dallas, Texas. He was one of 15 children.
He proudly served in the Army with Darby’s Rangers, Airborn Division 101 until he was wounded in Korea.
He loved fishing and taking care of his pets.
He leaves behind his wife of 49 years, Mary; two sons, Robbie and Steve; a daughter, Leslie Flowers; 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
A Memorial service will be held Saturday, May 19th at 11:00 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church in Bell.

Mr. Frank Andrew Glattli
On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, Frank Andrew Glattli, Jr. of Trenton left this earth and went home to be with the Lord. Andrew struggled with several illnesses, and was recently hospitalized for several days because of them.
Andrew was born on March 12, 1929 to Frank Andrew Glattli, Sr. and Alice M. Berryhill Glattli in Coleman. He was predeceased by his siblings Walter H. Rike, Arthur Glattli, and Louise Salerno.
Andrew is survived by his children and grandchildren, Lisa L. (Doug) Johnson and children, Ryan Andrew Johnson and Rachel Leigh Johnson; Andrew Kevin (Polly) Glattli and Donna Gayle (Scott) Beckham and son, Cody Tyler Morris.
He is also survived by his remaining siblings, Margaret Wright of Trenton, Theresa Varnadore of Ocala, Gary (Deanie) Glattli (Loyacell) of Ocala and Noel (Alice) Glattli of Anthony. He also leaves behind many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Andrew was drafted into the US Army during the Korean War and was trained as a Paratrooper in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He served 2 years in active duty, but was never sent to combat as the war was winding down at that point.
Andrew worked for family most of his early life as a plumber before going into business for himself as a Plumbing Contractor running Glattli Plumbing for many years in Ocala. After retiring from plumbing and selling the property in Ocala, he worked for Florida Rock Industries for about 5 years as what he described as a “grease monkey”.
His later years were spent helping raise his beloved grandson, Cody. Cody was his pride and joy and they had many special years together. Andrew loved to raise a garden, just to give it away. He could grow just about anything anywhere. He also loved to build things and could build anything he put his mind to. He would do anything for anyone, all they had to do was ask. There were many people that we know of that he gave a helping hand up, just because he could. He will be greatly missed.
Watson Funeral Home is handling the services. Visitation was on Wednesday, May 16 starting at 10:00 am, Service began at 11:00 am, Interment followed in Ocala at Forest Lawn Cemetery at 3:00 pm.

Mr. Dennis Lawrence Langford
Dennis Lawrence Langford, 72, of High Springs passed away May 12, 2018.
Mr. Langford was born February 27, 1946 to the late Clarence and Edna Langford in High Springs, where he was a lifelong resident. He was a Veteran of the United States Army and worked as a farmer for most of his life. Mr. Langford was a member of the Gilchrist County Sportsman Association and the High Springs Seventh Day Adventist Church. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Mr. Langford is survived by his wife of over 46 years Jacalyn Langford, his son Jeremy (Shannon) Langford of High Springs, his brothers Dale Langford and Samuel Langford, his sisters Madeline Elizabeth, Norma Jean, Gail Thomas, and Karen Avinger, his grandchildren Layla, Jacob, and Maddie, and several extended family members. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles Langford and Harold Langford, and his sister Mary Louise.
Funeral services for Mr. Langford were held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in the King Chapel at Camp Kulaqua in High Springs, with Pastor Steve Odessa and Pastor Todd Troyer officiating. Interment followed at Forest Grove Cemetery outside of Alachua. The family received friends at the Summit Baptist Church in High Springs Monday evening from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Arrangements were placed under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Home Cross City and Chiefland. Please sign the online guest book at rickgoodingfuneralhomes.com.

Mr. Richard Eugene Phillips
Richard Eugene Phillips of Trenton passed away May 13, 2018 at Shands Hospital, University of Florida, Gainesville. He was born April 29, 1945 in Middletown, Ohio, the son of Harry Lewis and Nora Naomi (Utter) Phillips.
Richard retired from the Alachua County School Board. He was an active member of William T. Carlton Masonic Lodge #46 and previously Hawthorne Masonic Lodge #103 where he served as Master. He was a member of Union Baptist Church in Trenton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Leonard and Don Phillips, and a son, Jack Leonard Burnett, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Marlene (Coates) Phillips of Trenton, sister, Estella Moore of Middleton, Ohio; brother, Jim (Marge) Phillips of Dayton, Ohio, two sisters-in law, Verb of Cincinatti, Ohio and Jo of Middleton, Ohio; five sons, Chris (Tendle) Phillips of Hawthorne, Richard (Annmarie) Phillips of Hawthorne, Paul (Sarah) Phillips of Jacksonville, Kenneth (Suzanne) Phillips of Trenton and Michael (Glinda) Burnett of Trenton; 21 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services are under the direction of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home of Ocala and services will be held at Union Baptist Church, Newberry. Viewing will be May 18, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. and service at 11:00 a.m., burial will follow at Union Baptist Cemetery in Newberry.

Mr. Harold Alford
Stapp, Sr.
Harold Alford Stapp, Sr., 89, of High Springs passed away May 9, 2018.
Mr. Stapp was born July 26, 1928 in Miami to the late Hoskins and Dorothy Stapp and lived most of his life there. He was a retired carpenter and best known for his joking sense of humor and community work. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and unkie (lol).
Mr. Stapp is survived by his wife of 68 years, Imogene Stapp; son, Harold Alford Stapp, Jr. and his wife Martha; daughter, Mary Katherine Betterton and her husband Robert, as well as 3 grandchildren and 5 great granddaughters.
Memorial services for Mr. Stapp were held Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 14105 NW 298th Street, High Springs.
Arrangements were placed under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Home. Please sign the online guest book at rickgoodingfuneralhomes.com.