Johnnie Webb Brother Johnnie B. Webb, age 86, of New Smyrna Beach, was called home to be with his Lord on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at his residence. Johnnie was born September 28, 1931 in Damascus, Georgia to Francis and Wade Webb. He attended school in Havana, Florida and was employed by Ocean Properties, New
Frances Thomas Cancel Frances Emma Thomas of New Smyrna Beach went to Heaven on August 10, 2018. Born in New Smyrna Beach to Harold and Frances Brown Bowley, Frances was a lifelong resident of this area. A homemaker for most of her life, she worked as a bookkeeper for several years at St.
Eugene Taylor Eugene C. Taylor, 87, of Edgewater, died Friday, August 10, 2018 at Florida Hospital New Smyrna. He was born in Alexandria, VA., to the late George and Augusta (Bode) Taylor. Eugene graduated from George Washington High School in Alexandria class of 1948. He served in the United Stated Navy from 1951 to 1955.
Robert Boswell Robert C. Boswell, age 74, of New Smyrna Beach, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018, at Halifax Hospital Daytona. Born in Washington, D.C., on June 29, 1944, to Robert B. and Ruth (Capron) Boswell, he graduated from Bloomfield Hills High School, and Lawrence Technological University, completing a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He
James Wyman James L. Wyman, age 74, of Edgewater, died Tuesday, August 7 at home. Born in Melrose Park, Illinois, Mr. Wyman came to this area in 2014 from Marion County. A retired teacher, Mr. Wyman served the Marion County School District for 35 years, mostly teaching the building trades. He attended St. Paul’s
Jeanette Washburn Jeanette E. Washburn, age 86, of Edgewater, died Sunday, August 5, 2018 at her residence. Born in Martinsville, Virginia to Bailey and Edna Hall Eanes; Jeanette came to the area in 1992 from Roanoke, Virginia. A former secretary, she was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, enjoyed
Elva Biggs Elva McNeal “Mack” Biggs, of Edgewater, died peacefully Monday, August 6, at home with his family by his side. He was 80 years old. Born in Stanaford, West Virginia, Mack Biggs came with his family to the New Smyrna area in 1972 to expand his business, “Mack Biggs Masonry.” He was a fixture
Wanda Nelson Wanda “Bess” Deskins Nelson, age 89 passed away July 26, 2018 in New Smyrna Beach, FL. She was born July 3, 1929, in Akron, Ohio to parents, Gaston and Dorothy Deskins, both deceased. She is predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Raymond Nelson, her son Martin Nelson and brothers, Ronald E.
Brian Hooker It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Brian Calvin Hooker, 50, who died from injuries sustained in a tragic head-on boating accident on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Brian was born on December 5, 1967 and was a resident of New Smyrna Beach all his life. He graduated from Embry
Marion Nerenberg Marion S. Nerenberg, age 93, died Tuesday, July 31 at Halifax Health Hospice Edgewater. Born in Englewood, New Jersey, Mrs. Nerenberg came to this area in 1997 from Cresskill, New Jersey. Mrs. Nerenberg was a retired executive secretary in the New Jersey school system, and was a member of St. Peter the
Alice Hardy Alice Durrett Hardy, age 77, of New Smyrna Beach, died Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Halifax Hospice Center Edgewater after her battle with lung cancer. Born in Spring Hill, West Virginia to Willis Gregory and Virgie Susan Armstrong Durrett, Alice moved to West Palm Beach in 1970, before moving to New Smyrna Beach
Beverly Wagner Beverly B. Wagner, age 80, of Edgewater, died Monday, July 30, 2018, at Halifax Health Hospice, Edgewater. Born in Pontiac, Michigan, Beverly was the only child of Theodore and Ruth Giles Brons. In 1958, Beverly married the love of her life, John F. (Jack) Wagner, Jr., and the couple moved to the
Argie Brown On a rainy summer afternoon, Tuesday July 24th, Argie M. Brown answered a heavenly call. She quietly slipped away to accept her reward as an angel in the Kingdom of God. Born in Clyattville, GA, Argie Mae Payton moved to Daytona Beach, Florida at an early age. She was a graduate of
William Hayko Willliam J. Hayko, age 98, of Edgewater, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Emory L. Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, Daytona Beach. Born in Binghamton, New York to John Anna Dudek Hayko, Mr. Hayko came to the area in 1980 from Madison, Wisconsin. A retired Chief Master Sgt. with the Wisconsin Air National
Donald Bolster Donald Thomson Bolster, age 76 of New Smyrna Beach, died Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Johnson City Medical Center, Tennessee. Born in Miami, Florida to Francis Welby and Alice Thomson Bolster, Donald came to the area in 2010 from Finksburg. A United States Army veteran, Donald worked as a Contract Specialist for Medicare
Chris Walsh Chris J. Walsh, age 85, of Edgewater, died Monday, July 16, 2018 at his residence. Born in New York, New York to Frank and Mary Kiely Walsh; Chris came to this area in 1994 from Queens, New York. A former elevator mechanic, Chris was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, St. Gerard’s
Willis Edwards, III Willis Hunter Edwards, III, age 80, of New Smyrna Beach, died Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at his residence. Bill was a loving family member. Born in Gainesville, Florida to Willis Hunter, Jr. and Willie Jeanette Davis Edwards, Bill came to the area in 2008 from Alachua County. A loving family member
Michael Peterson Michael T. “Mike” Peterson, 62, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 at his home in New Smyrna Beach, FL. Mike was born in Madelia, MN and was raised in St. James, MN. He was a standout wrestler in high school, and earned his bachelor’s degree from Mankato State University. Mike was an
Jerry Cuthbertson Jerry Cuthbertson, A.K.A. Tiny, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018 at Halifax Health Hospice in Edgewater, Florida. Jerry was born on February 4, 1951 in Greenville, Florida. She was one of four children born to Ida Cuthbertson Woodson. She was a beloved daughter, sister, mother, aunt, and friend. Jerry was a dietary
Gerald Bond Gerald Robert Bond, 83, of New Smyrna Beach, died Monday, July 16, 2018 at Florida Hospital New Smyrna. Gerald was born in Bloomingdale, New Jersey. He was the son of Zenas Bond and Ethel Mooney Bond. He retired to New Smyrna Beach in 2005. Gerald was a member of Our Lady Star of
William Shutze William Henry Shutze M.D., age 84, died Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center. Born September 15, 1933 in Imperial, Nebraska to John Henry and Mary Ellen (Develin) Shutze. Dr. Shutze came to the area in the late 90’s from Leesburg, Florida. Graduating from Creighton University, he practiced clinical pathology