Ledger McConn Weathersbee, Jr. “Bee”
Ledger McConn Weathersbee, Jr. “Bee” 94, of Orange Park, Florida, joined his Queen Bee, Madelyn, in Heaven Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
He was born in Waycross, Georgia, May 2, 1925, to Ledger McConn and Evelyn Weathersbee. Ledger worked for the railroad for more than 40 years. He was a member of Island View Baptist Church in Orange Park, Florida, where he had the honor of serving as Deacon.
Ledger was a member of the Moroccan Shrine. He was also an avid golfer and enjoyed working out at Planet Fitness.
Ledger was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Madelyn. Ledger was the loving father of three daughters, Brenda Stephens (James), Lynne Fort (Tom), and McConn Morley (Sam). He took great pride in his grandchildren, Clinton Stephens (Courtney), Mark Stephens (Amanda), Thomas Fort (Randi), and Collins Morley. He felt blessed to have three great grandchildren, Parker, Harrison, and Madelyn Grace. He is survived by his sister, Estella Weathersbee, as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation was Monday, February 17, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at Hardage-Giddens Riverside Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Boulevard in Jacksonville, Florida.
A graveside service for Ledger was officiated by Pastor Kevin Collison of Island View Baptist Church on Wednesday, February 19, at 1:00 pm, at Patterson Cemetery in Patterson, Georgia.
Karen E. Knight
Karen E. Knight, 58 of Clay County, passed away Friday, February 14, 2020.
Mrs. Knight was born March 2, 1961 in Summerville, South Carolina to Charles and Virginia Baker. Karen was a loving nurse and retired after 30 years.
She was a member of Russell Baptist Church. In her free time, she enjoyed shopping, traveling and planning vacations, and loved spending time with her grandchildren and her dog, Bella.
Her parents, and her sister, Susan Baker Johnson, preceded her in death.
Survivors are her husband, Tony Knight of Lake Asbury, daughter, Victoria Schultz (Joseph) of Green Cove Springs, granddaughters, Kirra and Taylor of Green Cove Springs, and stepson, Adam Knight (Kristy) of Middleburg, granddaughter, Kyleigh and grandson, Jake. Also surviving are her sister, Kathy Baker (Fran), brother, Robert Baker (Pam), brothers-in-law, Terry Knight (Karla), Mike Knight (Lynda), and Donald Knight (Coni) and her niece Ashley Johnson.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday, February 20, 2020 in the Broadus-Raines Chapel.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, February 21, 2020 in the Broadus-Raines Chapel with Pastor Bill Clayton officiating. Interment will follow in Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery. Following the graveside service all are welcome to the home of Tony Knight for food and fellowship.
Please sign the family’s online guestbook at www.broadusraines.com
Arrangements are under the care of Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000.
Gloria Lucille Farrell
Gloria Lucille Farrell, 90, of Fleming Island, FL, passed away February 13, 2020
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Evelyn Mae Wickware
Evelyn Mae Wickware, 76 of Green Cove Springs, FL passed away February 16, 2020. Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. 904-284-7720 www.RHRFH.com
Archer Graham Fitch
Archer Graham Fitch, 88, of Fleming Island, FL, passed away February 13, 2020. Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000. www.broadusraines.com
Shirley A. Sterling
Shirley A. Sterling, 86, of Orange Park, FL, passed away Feb. 13, 2020. Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000.
Donald E. Viken
Donald E. Viken, 87, of Green Cove Springs, FL, passed away February 17, 2020. Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000. www.broadusraines.com
Ruth Darrow Freas
Ruth Darrow Freas, 91, of Green Cove Springs, FL passed away February 17, 2020. Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. 904-284-7720. www.RHRFH.com
Margaret H. Gilpin
Margaret H. Gilpin, 77, of Orange Park, FL, passed away Feb. 17, 2020. Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000
Charis E. Hunt
Charis E. Hunt, 47 of Green Cove Springs, FL passed away February 16, 2020. Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. 904-284-7720. www.RHRFH.com
Robert “Daniel” Wagner
Robert “Daniel” Wagner, 33 of Middleburg, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020.
Mr. Wagner was born November 12, 1986 in Brunswick, Maine to parents Robert and Wanda D. (Wachob) Wagner.
Daniel was a kind hearted person who loved helping people. Everyone knew him and he never met a stranger. His smile was big and infectious and he was always ready for a picture.
Grilling was his specialty and he loved making food concoctions. He also loved playing video games, enjoyed cars, was a truck driver, and drove through the Continental United States of America. Daniel loved animals and felt they were God’s gift to him.
Preceding him in death was his uncle, Tom Wagner, and grandparents, Robert C. Wagner, Marjory (Kletzing) Wagner and Getson Wachob.
Survivors are his wife of four months, Amy (Catman) Wagner of Middleburg, parents, Robert and Wanda Wagner of Orange Park, and sister, Rachel Bammer (Derek) of Middleburg. Also surviving him is his mother-in-law Zoe Barber of Middleburg, brothers-in-law George Kennedy of Georgia, Billy Kennedy of St. Augustine, and Ronald “Trey” Catman of Jacksonville, best friend and best man, Kenny Rees of Middleburg, and his pets, Nomad, Luna, Gizmo, Gadget and Gidget.
Funeral Services were held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 17, 2020 at the First Assembly of God, 6865 Pine Avenue, Fleming Island, with Pastor Bryan Lamoureux officiating. Visitation was from 10:00 a.m. until the start of the service. Burial followed in the Hickory Grove Cemetery.
Arrangements under the care of Helm-Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1811 Idlewild Avenue, SR 16, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. 904-284-9696. www.helmgallagherfh.com