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Stephen Steele
B: 1965-03-06
D: 2018-05-24
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Ronald Majewski
B: 1938-11-10
D: 2018-05-23
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Majewski, Ronald
Charles Mackenzie
B: 1938-05-19
D: 2018-05-22
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Mackenzie, Charles
Willie Crosby
B: 1937-08-11
D: 2018-05-21
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Crosby, Willie
Miriam Silvia
B: 1930-09-13
D: 2018-05-21
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Jacqueline Sevenbergen
B: 1931-07-08
D: 2018-05-21
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Sevenbergen, Jacqueline
Leon Tyler
B: 1954-02-06
D: 2018-05-20
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Judge John Booth
B: 1924-01-13
D: 2018-05-20
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Charles Cornell
B: 1922-09-22
D: 2018-05-20
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James Cook
D: 2018-05-20
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Doyle Robbins
B: 1954-04-28
D: 2018-05-19
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Robbins, Doyle
Norma Barrows
B: 1924-08-14
D: 2018-05-18
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Michael Pelley
B: 1951-02-14
D: 2018-05-16
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Marvin Fussell
B: 1927-06-08
D: 2018-05-16
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Ronnie Weatherman
B: 1947-10-28
D: 2018-05-16
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Alice Matthews
B: 1932-05-12
D: 2018-05-16
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Matthews, Alice
Paul Cheseborough
B: 1931-12-17
D: 2018-05-15
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Eva Mansell
B: 1942-04-24
D: 2018-05-15
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Mansell, Eva
James "Jim" Sims, Sr.
B: 1926-01-18
D: 2018-05-15
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Sims, Sr., James "Jim"
Priscilla Locke
B: 1942-01-10
D: 2018-05-14
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James Glover
B: 1950-09-18
D: 2018-05-13
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Obituary for Merl Ellis

Merl Ellis
Merl Ellis, 85 years of age, passed away on January 2, 2018 at Leesburg Regional Medical Center. Merl was born in 1932 in Logan, West Virginia to his parents Millard and Bertha Ellis. He loved to work and was a Legend iron worker. He loved playing golf and cards, but his favorite thing to do was help people with anything they needed. He faithfully served his country at the age of 15 to 19 in the USAF during the Korean Conflict. His best friend was his son in-law Mark Bafia. He believed in God and attended the Eustis Christian Church. Merl was a very special man. He is survived by his loving family, wife of 64 years, Lya Ann Ellis; son, David E. Ellis; daughter, Dona (Dede) D. Bafia; son in-law, Mark A. Bafia; 1st grand child, Scott Ellis, Lacey, Mark Bafia II, and Elliot Bafia; 4 great grandchildren; several brothers and 1 sister, siblings still surviving are Ernie Ellis and Ercie Mangone; and several nieces and nephews. He is also loved his dog Logan. The family will receive friends at Beyers Funeral Home on Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 6 PM to 8 PM. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 12, 2018 at noon with a funeral service at 12:30 PM at Beyers Funeral Home and a burial to follow at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. Arrangements are entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home & Crematory, Leesburg, FL (352) 787-4343
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