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Orlando Sentinel, The              Florida in 1930. He was            Schofield, Johns Island, S.C.;
(FL) - November 3, 1999            Baptist and a member of            brother,     Hebert   Mixson,
Deceased Name: ANNE                Orlando Police Reserves.           Johns      Island.   Baldwin-
Y. ADAMS                           Survivors: sons, William,          Fairchild    Funeral   Home,
                                   Melbourne, Myron, Indian           Orlando.
91, West State Road 540,
Winter Haven, died Sunday,         Harbour     Beach,   Edwin,
Oct. 31. Mrs. Adams was a          Orlando; brothers, LeRoy,          Orlando Sentinel, The
secretary for the Orlando          Sanford, Oren, Orlando; 13         (FL) - March 1, 1990
Police Department. Born in         grandchildren;   14   great-       BODIFORD,         LOUISE
Palatka, she moved to              grandchildren.      Baldwin-       THRASHER
Central Florida in 1938. She       Fairchild   Funeral  Home,         LOUISE            THRASHER
was a member of College            Goldenrod.                         BODIFORD, 85, 9541 State
Park      Baptist    Church.                                          Roa 535, Orlando, died
Survivors: son, Patrick M.,        Orlando Sentinel, The              Tuesday. Born in Rogersville,
Lakeland; daughters, Julia,        (FL) - July 28, 1998               Ala., she moved to Orlando
Lemon Grove, Calif., Sarah,        Fruitland Park –                   from Lakeland in 1934. She
Winter       Haven;      four      BAYL, EDWARD M., 68                was a retired police officer for
grandchildren; five great-         retired police officer             the       Orlando        Police
grandchildren.     Woodlawn        MR. BAYL, 7 Captains Point,        Department. She was a
Funeral Home and Memorial          Fruitland Park, died Sunday,       member of the First Baptist
Park, Orlando.                     July 26. He was a retired          Church, Orlando. Survivors:
                                   police officer for the Orlando     son, Pete Thrasher, New
Orlando Sentinel, The              Police Department. Born in         Smyrna Beach; daughters,
(FL) - March 29, 1991              Chicago, he moved to Central       Sara Prescott, Orlando, Patsy
Deceased           Name:           Florida in 1958. He was            Hoequist, Winter Garden;
ARNEY,     REDWIN M.               Catholic. He was a member          three grandchildren; seven
REDWIN M. ARNEY, 72,               of the Fraternal Order of          great-grandchildren. Baldwin-
                                   Police Lodge 25 and the            Fairchild    Funeral     Home,
1211       Quintilian     Ave.,
Orlando, died Wednesday.           Policemen's          Benevolent    Orlando.
Born in Veedersburg, Ind., he      Association. He was a Navy
moved to Orlando from              veteran.     Survivors:    wife,   Orlando Sentinel, The
Chanute AFB, Ill., in 1963. He     Patricia;    daughter,     Kelly   (FL) - August 19, 1990
was retired from the U.S. Air      Schalliol,          Casselberry;   BRASWELL,
Force and was employed by          stepdaughters, Karen Shea,         GERALDINE A. STONE
Orlando Police Department.         Cookeville,     Tenn.,    Stacy    GERALDINE       A.     STONE
                                   Branch, Eustis; son, Kevin,
He was a member of Abou                                               BRASWELL,        76,      2405
Saad Temple, Panama Canal          Orlando; stepsons, Kevin           Mussel White Ave., Orlando,
Zone. He was a member of           Koughlin,      Orlando,     Tim    died Saturday. Born in Ohio,
the U.S. Air Force Sergeants       Koughlin, Fort Myers, Dennis       she moved to Orlando from
Association. Survivors: wife,      Koughlin, Eustis; sister, Carol    Philadelphia in 1942. She
Pauline;    son,      Randolph,    Hutchins,      Georgia;     two    was a retired personnel
Norfolk,     Va.;     daughter,    grandchildren;             nine    technician for the Orlando
Deborah Leigh, Oklahoma            stepgrandchildren.       Page-     Police Department. She was
                                   Theus-Blanchard         Funeral
City, Okla.; brother, Kenneth,                                        a     Catholic.      Survivors:
Kettering,     Ohio;     sister,   Home, Leesburg.                    daughters, Shirley Drake,
Marianne Haney,          Kemp,                                        Orlando, Patricia Ann Harris,
Texas, Jeanne Davis, Terre         Orlando Sentinel, The              Apopka;     sisters,     Helen
Haute,         Ind.;        one    (FL) - August 22, 1993             Bogner, Tiffin, Ohio, Loretta
granddaughter. Pine Castle         BAYLIS, LEONA MIXSON               Snuth,      Orlando;       two
Memorial Chapel Funeral            LEONA MIXSON BAYLIS,               grandchildren.        Baldwin-
Home, Orlando.                     67, Sugarbin Street, Orlando,      Fairchild   Funeral     Home,
                                   died Friday, Aug. 20, of           Orlando.
Orlando Sentinel, The              cancer. Ms. Baylis was a
(FL) - January 27, 1995            clerical  worker    for   the      Orlando Sentinel, The
BARROW,            HENRY           Orlando Police Department.         (FL) - November 23, 1988
                                   Born in Mount Pleasant, S.C.,      Deceased Name: CAPT.
BENNETT
                                   she moved to Central Florida
89, Wabash Road, Orlando,                                             JAMES C. BROWN
                                   in 1955. She was a member
died Wednesday, Jan. 25. Mr.                                          CAPT. JAMES C. BROWN,
                                   of United Brethren Church.
Barrow was an electrical                                              69, 1313 Pine Hills Road,
                                   Survivors: son, Charles Ray
contractor. Born in Glenville,                                        Orlando, died Monday. Born
                                   Jr., Orlando; sister, Ruth
Ga., he moved to Central                                              in Zebulon, Ga., he moved to
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Orlando from there in 1942.          Nickerson,           Umatilla;     The law was Carl Buchanan's
He was a captain for the             stepdaughter,         Tamala       life. He grew up with it, made
Orlando Police Department.           Nickerson, Eustis; mother          it his career and watched a
He was a member of the               Orlando Sentinel, The (FL)         son continue in his footsteps.
Primitive Baptist Church. He                                            Buchanan - former chief of
was a member of the                  Orlando Sentinel, The              police in Winter Park for 28
Fraternal Order of Police, the       (FL) - January 16, 1998            years - died Wednesday of
Florida Board of Realtors. He        BUCHANAN, CARL D..                 cancer. He was 8
was an Army Air Corps                81, Bear Gully Road, Winter        When he was a motorcycle
veteran of World War II.             Park, died Wednesday, Jan.         patrolman for the Orlando
Survivors: wife, Mary E.; son,       14, of bone cancer. Mr.            Police               Department,
Charles D., Arlington, Va.;          Buchanan was and Orlando           Buchanan was tapped for the
daughter,       Brenda         E.    police officer and the chief       top job at the Winter Park
Youngblood,           Lakeland;      of police of Winter Park. He       Police Department in 1939.
sisters, Lois M. Tillery, Griffin,   was a charter member and           At the time, his father, John
Ga., Gaynelle Thomason,              first president of Florida         Percy Buchanan, was a
Toccoa, Ga.; brother, Carl,          Police Chiefs Association. He      patrolman and, later, desk
Griffin,      Ga.;         three     was a charter member of            sergeant at the Orlando
grandchildren.         Baldwin-      Florida Sheriff's Association      Police Department. John
Fairchild    Funeral      Home,      and Bahia Shrine Temple,           Percy Buchanan retired in the
Orlando.                             Orlando. He was a master           early 1960s after 35 years in
                                     mason at Winter            Park    law enforcement.
Orlando Sentinel, The                Masonic Lodge and a 32nd           Carl Buchanan remained
(FL) - September 4, 1998             Degree member of Orlando           chief until he retired in 1967,
Deceased           Name:             Scottish Rite. He was past         said his son Carl ''Buck''
STANLEY G. BRUGH                     commander of American              Buchanan Jr. of Apopka.
77,      Escondido      Circle,      Legion Forty & Eight and past      ''He was a fair, but tough,
Altamonte     Springs,    died       president of Winter Park           enforcer of the law,'' said his
                                     Lions Club. He was past            son, who served as the top
Wednesday, Sept. 2. Lt. Col.
Brugh was retired from the           exulted ruler of Benevolent        deputy for former Orange
Army. He was also a retired          Protective Order of the Elks,      County Sheriff Walt Gallagher
desk officer for the Orlando         Winter Park, and a member          until he was defeated by
Police Department. Born in           of Winter Park Half Century        Orange County Sheriff Kevin
Detroit, he moved to Central         Club. He was also an Army          Beary in 1992.
Florida in 1969. He was a            and Navy veteran of World          ''He was known far and wide
member of Retired Officers           War II. Survivors: wife,Rita A.;   for his strong enforcement of
                                     sons, Carl D. Jr., Apopka,         the law,'' Buchanan's son
Association. He was also a
                                     John W., Winter Park;              said. ''You didn't drive through
member of Early Bird Ham
Net,      Quarter      Century       daughters, Joyce Kraemer,          Winter Park with a bad
Wireless            Operators,       Annandale, Billie Jo Swain,        muffler,         speeding        or
Breakfast Club Ham Net and           Sebastian, Phyllis Roark,          intoxicated or you would wind
Seminole County 2 Meter              Orlando;        stepdaughters,     up in jail.''
Net. Survivors: wife, Katheryn       Lucenda Cornell, Angela            After he retired as police
E.; son, Dale R., Altamonte          Miller, both of Lexington, Ky.;    chief,      Buchanan        started
                                     stepsons, Raymond, Martin;         Buchanan's PIA Inc., a
Springs;Springs.THEODORE
                                     brothers, Frank, Robert, both      private       investigative    and
GEORGE CAREY
60, 28229 County Road 33,            of Orlando; sisters, Allene        security company.
Leesburg, died Tuesday,              Snipes, Mary L. Hart, both of      Buchanan also was co-
Sept. 1. Mr. Carey was a             Orlando; 12 grandchildren;         founder and first president of
retired     central      office      nine great-grandchildren; one      the Florida Police Chiefs'
switchman       for     Sprint,      great-great-grandchild; four       Association, a Mason and
Leesburg. Born in Vestal,            stepgrandchildren;          four   member of the Bahia Shrine
N.Y.,    he    moved      from       stepgreat-grandchildren.           in Orlando.
                                     Carey     Hand     Cox-Parker      He also is survived by his
Hillsborough     County      to
Leesburg in 1953. He was a           Funeral Home, Winter Park.         wife,     Rita;      son,    John;
member of First Presbyterian                                            daughters, Joyce Kraemer of
Church, Seffner. He was an           Orlando Sentinel, The              Annandale, Va., Billie Jo
Army veteran. Survivors: wife,       (FL) - January 16, 1998            Swain of Vero Beach and
                                                                        Phyllis Roark of Orlando;
Letitia; sons, Bradford T.,          BUCHANAN, CARL D.
Eustis, Brian A., Grand                                                 step-daughters,            Lucinda
                                     CHIEF SERVED WINTER                Cornell and Angela Miller,
Island; stepsons, Timothy            PARK FOR 28 YEARS                  both of Lexington, Ky.;
Nickerson, Apopka, Gregory
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brothers, Frank and Robert,       maternal great-grandmother,       Consoli was a detective for
both of Orlando; sisters,         Dessie Roper, Greenville.         Orlando Police Department.
Allene Snipes and Mary Hart,      Baldwin-Fairchild   Funeral       Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he
both     of    Orlando;    12     Home, Orlando.                    moved to Central Florida in
grandchildren,     9    great-                                      1968. He was an Army
grandchildren and 1 great-        Ancil Earl Carithers              veteran of the Korean War.
grandchild.                                                         Survivors:      wife,      Dee;
Arrangements      are   being     Jr., a 20-year veteran of the     daughter, Sharyn Gabriel,
handled by Carey Hand Cox-        Orlando Police Department,        Orlando; son, Scot M.,
Parker Funeral Home in            died of cancer Saturday. He       Orlando; stepson, Douglas
Winter Par                        was 45.                           Miller, Sanford; sisters, Diane
                                  Carithers' career included        Tant, Sharyn Ramsey, both of
Orlando Sentinel, The             assignments with the vice         Anniston, Ala.; brother, Sonny
                                  squad      and    the   airport   Clayton, Anniston; stepfather,
(FL) - June 26, 1990
                                  division.                         O.D.     Clayton,     Anniston.
BURSON,          MICHAEL          He made news in November
WAYNE                                                               Gramkow Funeral Home,
                                  1969 after being shot in the      Sanford
MICHAEL WAYNE BURSON,             hip while pursuing three bank
42, 2427 Tack Room Lane,          robbers. The officer had
Orlando, died Saturday. Born                                        Anniston Star, The (AL) -
                                  responded to a bank robbery
in Lima, Ohio, he moved to                                          July 3, 2002
                                  at Orange and Court avenues
Orlando from Ohio in 1960.        in downtown Orlando when          CRABBE,        Benjamin
He was an officer for Orlando     he confronted one of the          Frederick ORLANDO -
Police Department. He was         robbers in an alley.              Memorial        services     for
a member of Fraternal Order       The robber drew a gun and         Benjamin Frederick Crabbe
of Police, Orlando Lodge 25       Carithers shot him in the leg.    III, 74, of Orlando were June
and     Police     Benevolent     Later, in the emergency room      4 at First United Methodist
Association. Survivors: wife,     of the hospital, Carithers        Church in downtown Orlando.
Constance; sons, Michael          complained of a pain in his       Dobbs Funeral Home was in
Wayne, Richard Cassidy,           side. When he took off his        charge.
both of Orlando; daughter,        gunbelt, doctors found he had     Mr. Crabbe died May 31.
Shannon, Lake Panasoffkee;        been shot. Doctors removed        Survivors include his wife,
brothers, Wendall, Richard,       the bullet and released him       Verna Haynes Crabbe; his
both of Kissimmee; parents,       three days later.                 mother, Martha Podner; two
Robert and Mary, Kissimmee.       Born in Greenville, S.C.,         daughters, Emily Gay and
Colonial Carey Hand Funeral       Carithers moved to Orlando        Luanne Crabbe; a son,
Home, Orlando.                    from there in 1945. He was a      Benjamin Frederick Crabbe
                                  member of North Park Baptist      IV; a brother, John W.
                                  Church in Orlando and the         Crabbe; a sister, Martha
Orlando Sentinel, The             Police              Benevolent    Crabbe         McLean;         a
                                  Association. He lived at 2614     grandchild, Victoria Ashley
(FL) - July 23, 1989
                                  Lake Wade Court, Orlando.         Gay; and several nieces and
CARITHERS,          ANCIL                                           nephews.
                                  Survivors include his wife,
EARL, R.                                                            Mr. Crabbe was born in
                                  Bernadette; sons, Timothy
ANCIL EARL CARITHERS                                                Birmingham and moved to
                                  Paul, Ancil Earl III, Orlando,
JR., 45, 2614 Lake Wade                                             Orlando in 1948. He was a
                                  Nathan Earl, San Bernardino,
Court,       Orlando,      died                                     1950 graduate of Auburn
                                  Calif.; sisters, Diane, Martha
Saturday. Born in Greenville,                                       University and had been a
                                  Johnston, Marcia, all of
S.C., he moved to Orlando                                           member of Sigma Alpha
                                  Orlando; mother, Evelyn,
from there in 1945. He was a                                        Epsilon fraternity. He served
                                  Orlando;              maternal
police     officer  with    the                                     as captain in the Army
                                  grandmother, Dessie Roper,
Orlando Police Department.                                          Chemical Corps and was
                                  Greenville, S.C.
He was a member of North                                            awarded                  several
                                  Baldwin-Fairchild      Funeral
Park Baptist Church. He was                                         commendations from the
                                  Home, Orlando, is in charge
a     member       of    Police                                     Corps of Engineers. He was
                                  of arrangements.
Benevolent         Association.                                     past president of both the
Survivors: wife, Bernadette;                                        Orlando Area Auburn Club
                                  Orlando Sentinel, The
sons, Timothy Paul, Ancil Earl                                      and the Orlando Touchdown
III, Orlando, Nathan Earl, San    (FL) - October 6, 1994
                                                                    Club. He was retired from the
Bernardino, Calif.; sisters,      CONSOLI, JOSEPH C.
                                                                    engineering department for
Diane, Martha Johnston,           JOSEPH C. CONSOLI, 56,
                                                                    the city of Orlando and was
Marcia, all of Orlando;           3236 Buckland St., Deltona,
                                                                    an 11-year veteran of the
mother, Evelyn, Orlando;          died Tuesday, Oct. 4. Mr.
                                                                    Orlando Police Department
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Reserves. He was a member          In his spare time, he enjoyed      WOMAN                 POLICE
of First United Methodist          fishing and made frequent          SERGEANT
Church of downtown Orlando.        jaunts to Sebastian Inlet,         EVELYN DEAN, the Orlando
                                   often bringing home fish to        Police Department's first
Orlando Sentinel, The              eat.                               woman        sergeant,      died
(FL) - July 15, 2003               To a stranger, Davis may           Monday at a Winter Park
DAVIS, James Harris                have seemed to be a no-            nursing home after a long
For James Harris Davis, a job      nonsense,       tough-as-nails     illness, a day before her 78th
in law enforcement meant           guy, but his wife said he had      birthday.
more than just catching bad        a gentle demeanor.                 Dean, 5611 Glen Eagle
guys. It was also about            "He was a quiet man," she          Road, Orlando, worked 28
helping     people     in    the   said.                              years for the department,
community.                         Davis also is survived by six      retiring in 1971 as assistant
Davis, a St. Cloud resident        daughters, Denise Strobel of       commander of the youth
and retired Minnesota State        Bloomington, Minn., Jerleen        section. She started as a
Patrol trooper, died Monday.       Davis of Sandstone, Minn.,         patrol officer in the early days
He was 72.                         Lanetta Ludwig of St. Cloud,       of World War II and handled a
"He loved the patrol," said his    Minn., Linda Grittner and Kim      variety of cases involving
wife, JoAnn Davis. "He loved       Bertone, both of St. Cloud,        women. She was promoted to
the work, and he enjoyed           and Colleen Fitzgerald of          sergeant in the late 1950s.
serving the community."            Orlando; 17 grandchildren;         Dean         helped         train
The couple were married for        and nine great-grandchildren.      policewomen and helped
51 years.                          Osceola Memory Gardens             compile booklets for the
Born and raised in St. Cloud,      Funeral Home in St. Cloud is       protection of women and
Minn., Davis joined the            handling arrangements.             children. She became an
Marine Corps and served in                                            expert on advising women
Korea for about a year.            Orlando Sentinel, The              about precautions that could
When he returned to his            (FL) - February 12, 1987           save their lives or spare them
hometown,        he       began    DEAN, EVELYN H.                    from robbery or rape.
pursuing a career in law           EVELYN H. DEAN, 77, 5611           Born in Arkansas, she came
enforcement.                       Glen Eagle Road, Orlando,          to Orange County in 1923
He served as a police officer      died Monday. Born in Mena,         and lived near Apopka. She
for about five years before        Ark., she moved to Orlando         moved to Orlando in 1934.
joining the Minnesota State        from Jacksonville in the early     Dean, a widow, was a former
Patrol in the early 1960s.         1920s. She was a retired           state commander of the
It was a job he relished,          sergeant in the Orlando            Disabled American Veterans
despite the dangers.               Police Department and a            Auxiliary and a member of the
"I thought it was kind of          Protestant. She was a past         American Legion, Florida
scary," his wife said. "We         commander and member of            Peace Officers Association
once had acid thrown on our        Central Florida DAV Auxiliary,     and Order of the Eastern
car by people he once              Chapter 16, a past state           Star. She was a Protestant.
arrested."                         commander of DAV Auxiliary,        For years she visited VA
Davis retired in 1986, and         a member of Order of the           patients and ran errands and
soon after the couple moved        Eastern Star, Mizpah Chapter       wrote letters for them. Her
to Englewood, south of             190, and Florida Peace             husband, James O., was a
Sarasota. Four years later,        Officers          Association.     disabled veteran.
they moved to St. Cloud.           Survivors: sons, James E.,         She is survived by two sons,
It was a coincidence that he       Milton, William N., Orlando;       William N., Orlando, and
ended up living in a town with     daughters,      M.      Louise     James E., Milton; three
the same name as his               Johnson, Milton, M. Lucile         daughters,      Lucile     Kafer,
birthplace, his wife said. He      Kafer, Maitland, Tulie Phillips,   Maitland,       Mary      Louise
moved there because his            Orlando; 14 grandchildren; 17      Johnson, Milton, and Tulie
mother and aunt were living        great-grandchildren.               Phillips,      Orlando;       14
in Osceola County at the           Woodlawn Funeral Home,             grandchildren; and seven
time.                              Orlando.                           great-grandchildren.
But he missed working in law                                          Woodlawn Funeral Home,
enforcement, so he soon got        Orlando Sentinel, The              Orlando, is in charge of
a job with the Orlando Police      (FL) - February 11, 1987           arrangements.
Department                 doing   DEAN,            EVELYN
community service at Orlando       ORLANDO'S             1ST
International Airport.
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Sarasota Herald-Tribune           Fairchild   Funeral     Home,      Orlando Sentinel, The
(FL) - February 6, 2000           Orlando.                           (FL) - July 11, 1990
DESALVIA,          George                                            ELSBERRY,          DANIEL
Stefan                            Boston Globe, The (MA) -           EDWARD
George Stefan Desalvia, 29,       December 20, 1983                  DANIEL              EDWARD
Orlando, formerly of Venice,      DOYLE, WILLIAM, 49\                ELSBERRY,       52,     Sparta,
died Feb. 3, 2000.                WAS      FOXBOROUGH                Tenn., died July 1. Born in
He was born Oct. 26, 1970, in     POLICEMAN                          Orlando, he joined the
Staten Island, N.Y. He            ORLANDO, Fla. - Funeral            Orlando Police Department
attended              Manatee     services have been held for        in 1960. He served as
Community       College    and    William Francis Doyle, 49, of      commander         of         the
completed his criminal justice    Orlando, formerly of Dedham,       department's              traffic
studies in Georgia. He served     Mass., who died Thursday in        enforcement     section       for
in the Army as a sergeant in      the Veterans Administration        several    years.     Elsberry
the Military Police. He was a     Hospital in Tampa, after an        served as an OPD lieutenant
member of the Orlando             eight-month        battle   with   from 1973 until his retirement
Police Department.                cancer.                            in 1985. He then moved to
Survivors include his wife,       Mr. Doyle, a former police         Sparta to become chief of
Cynthia; two sons, George J.      officer in Foxborough, Mass.       police. He was a Marine
and Anthony J.; a daughter,       was a retired Army master          veteran of the Korean War.
Vanessa Price; a brother,         sergeant who saw duty in the       Survivors: wife, Jean; sons,
Derek     of    Orlando;    his   Korean conflict and in the         Scott, Michael Wilcoxson,
parents, George and Janice        Vietnam war.                       both of Sparta, Daniel
of North Port; and a              After joining the Orlando          Edward, Orlando, Robert Wilc
grandmother,            Teresa    Police      Department,      he    oxson, Norfolk, Va.; brother,
Bartolomeo of North Port.         became a detective on the          Leon,     Kissimmee;        one
The Mass will be at noon          vice squad. Later he was an        grandchild. Thurman Funeral
Tuesday at San Pedro              internal security agent for the    Home, Sparta, Tenn.
Catholic Church. Burial will      state of Florida.
follow in Venice Memorial         Mr. Doyle leaves his wife,         Orlando Sentinel, The
Gardens.     Farley    Funeral    Claudine; a daughter, Joye         (FL) - June 3, 2004
Home, North Port Chapel, is       Flannigan of Mountain View,        Deceased            Name:
in charge.                        Calif.; a son, Larry Doyle of      EUBANKS,          ERNEST
Orlando Fraternal Order of        Orlando; five brothers, Robert     'BUD'      LAUDED AS
Police     Lodge     25    has    F. of Orlando, Walter A. and
established a trust fund for                                         'SHINING EXAMPLE FOR
                                  Frederick      J.,     both   of
the Desalvia family at First                                         TRIAL LAWYERS'
                                  Foxborough, Mass., Leo G. of
Union       National     Bank.                                       One of Central Florida's pre-
                                  Mansfield, Mass., and John
Donations may be made to                                             eminent trial attorneys, Ernest
                                  G. Doyle of Franklin, Mass.,
any branch of that bank.                                             Hadley "Bud" Eubanks "left
                                  and two grandchildren.
                                                                     no      legal   factual   stone
Orlando Sentinel, The                                                unturned," Florida Supreme
                                  Orlando Sentinel, The
(FL) - February 27, 1989                                             Court Justice Charles T.
                                  (FL) - April 15, 1997              Wells said.
DOWNEY, JOHN L.                   DUNAWAY, ROBERT M.                 Wells, who practiced with
JOHN L. DOWNEY, 88, 5848          65, 1401 Sawyerwood Ave.,          Eubanks in the early years of
Dahlia Drive, Orlando, died       Orlando, died Friday, April 11.    their careers at McGuire,
Saturday. Born in Morristown,     Mr. Dunaway was a police           Voorhis       & Wells,     said
N.Y., he moved to Orlando         officer for the Orlando Police     Wednesday that Eubanks
from New York in 1943. He         Department. Born in Macon,         was "thorough, well-prepared
was a retired auto mechanic.      Ga., he moved to Central           and a shining example for
He was a member of Christ         Florida in 1954. He was            trial lawyers in every sense."
the King Episcopal Church.        Methodist. He was also an Air      Eubanks of Maitland died
He was a former member of         Force veteran. Survivors:          Monday. He was 69.
the Peace Officers Reserve        daughters, Dianne Welcome,         Known to his friends as
of the Orlando Police             Boothwyn,        Pa.,   Debra      "Bud," Eubanks devoted his
Department. Survivors: wife,      Matlock,      Quinla,   Texas;     career to civil trial practice
Dorothy; daughter, Linda          stepson, Robert Bennett,           and most recently was a
Tarter, Lake Worth; brother,      Marietta, Ga.; one grandson.       mediator. He also was a long-
Lawrence, Ogdensburg, N.Y.;       Pine Castle Memorial Chapel        time attorney for the Orlando
two grandchildren. Baldwin-       Funeral Home, Orlando.             Police Department and the
                                                                     Orange        County    Sheriff's
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Office, where he served five         country," his son said.           Orlando Sentinel, The
different sheriffs, starting with    "Crimeline was very important     (FL) - January 28, 2001
Dave Starr and most recently         to him. He knew for law           GATRELL, FRANK E.
Kevin Beary.                         enforcement to accomplish         FRANK E. GATRELL, 68,
"Bud was a high-profile              their jobs, they needed           Bobolink Lane, Orlando, died
attorney, but he made you            community help."                  Thursday, Jan. 25. Mr. Gatrell
feel like one of the guys,"          Survivors also include his        was a retired sergeant for the
Beary said. "His demeanor            wife, Diane, Maitland; son        Orlando Police Department.
calmed everyone down and             Brian       D.       Eubanks,     Born in Hoopston, Ill., he
made everyone get along. He          Casselberry;         daughter,    moved to Central Florida in
was always fair and litigated        Pamela Sawyer, Maitland;          1949. He was Baptist. He
properly. For more than 3 1/2        brother, Donald Eubanks, St.      was an Army veteran of the
decades, anytime we had a            Petersburg;       and       two   Korean War. Survivors: wife,
high-profile       case,      Bud    grandchildren.                    Joyce; brother, Robert E.,
Eubanks and his firm were            The family will receive friends   Orlando;    sister,  Carolyn
one of the firms that were part      from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today      Lindhurst, Lakewood, Colo.
of the litigation."                  at Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral      Carey Hand Colonial Funeral
Eubanks' son, Ernest "Skip"          Home, Lake Ivanhoe Chapel,        Home, Orlando.
Eubanks Jr. of Orlando, said,        Orlando. The funeral will be
"The things that defined my          at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Asbury     Orlando Sentinel, The
father were his honesty,             United Methodist Church in
                                                                       (FL) - December 29, 1998
integrity, the way he dealt          Maitland.
with people and the dignity he                                         GIBSON, CHARLES E.
gave to other people."               Orlando Sentinel, The             66, Marilyn Avenue, Orlando,
Born in St. Petersburg,                                                died Sunday, Dec. 27. Mr.
                                     (FL) - July 25, 1999              Gibson was a retired Orlando
Eubanks graduated from               FEAGAN, CAROLINE M.
Florida State University in                                            police officer.
                                     67, Licaria Drive, Ocoee, died    Born in Utica, Miss., he
1957 and received his law            Wednesday, July 21. Mrs.
degree at the University of                                            moved to Central Florida in
                                     Feagan was communications         1959. He was a member of
Florida in 1962.                     supervisor with the Orlando
Eubanks entered the U.S.                                               Bahia Shrine, Scottish Rite,
                                     Police Department. Born in        Veterans of Foreign Wars
Navy Reserve in 1952 after           Harrisburg, Pa., she moved to
graduating from high school.                                           Post 4287 and Fraternal
                                     Central Florida in 1951. She      Order of Police. He also was
He served 30 years in active         was Lutheran. Survivors: son,
and reserve duty with the                                              a Mason. He was a member
                                     Christopher      T.,   Ocoee;     of Delaney Street Baptist
U.S. Navy, and he retired            daughter, Pamela Dupree,
from the Navy as a captain.                                            Church, Orlando. He was an
                                     Falls Church, Va.; brother,       Army veteran. Survivors: wife,
He also was an active                Edward Coble, Harrisburg;
member          of     community                                       Wanda; daughter, Karen
                                     four grandchildren. Woodlawn      Martin, Orlando; brother,
service             organizations,   Funeral Home, Orlando.
including the Boy Scouts and                                           Marvin C. Jr., Jackson, Miss.;
Crimeline.                                                             sister,    Wanda      Pepper,
                                     Orlando Sentinel, The             Jackson; three grandchildren.
While volunteering his time at
                                     (FL) - February 29, 2000          Carey Hand Colonial Funeral
Crimeline, he was a member
of the executive committee           GASHLIN, SYLVIA                   Home, orlando.
for more than 10 years. He           SYLVIA       GASHLIN,     55,
received the organization's          Jamestown Drive, Winter           Orlando Sentinel, The
highest honorary award, the          Park, died Sunday, Feb. 27.       (FL) - July 6, 1997
Bob Doering award, which             Mrs. Gashlin was a records        HAIR, FRANK E, SR.
was given for his continuous         clerk for the Orlando Police      EX-LAW ENFORCEMENT
outstanding contributions and        Department.       Born     in
                                     Scotland, she moved to
                                                                       OFFICER          ENJOYED
support of the program, which                                          HELPING PEOPLE
included modeling Orlando's          Central Florida in 1970.
                                     Survivors: husband, George;       Frank E. Hair Sr. loved law
Crimeline          after       the                                     enforcement.
Albuquerque Crimeline.               daughter, Sharon, Winter
                                     Park; sister, Stella Stern,       ''It gave him that opportunity
"He was dedicated to the                                               to help people who were in
community and made sure              Sacramento, Calif.; brothers,
                                     David Milner, Los Angeles,        need,''    said    his  eldest
everybody he dealt with knew                                           daughter, Barbara Faulk of
his word was his bond. He            Jack Milner, Wales. North
                                     Brevard     Funeral    Home,      Winter Springs.
really did care about the                                              Hair, a former Orange County
community and people in              Titusville.
                                                                       sheriff's   lieutenant,   died
Central Florida and the
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT OBITS
Friday of a brain tumor. He         Greenwell of Alton, Ill.,         Cynthia Ryan, Nashville,
was 67.                             Barbara Strobak of Orlando        Tenn.; stepson, John Stoudt,
Hair began his career in the        and    Betty    Green     of      Oviedo;          stepdaughter,
1960s, first as a reserve           Loganville,    Ga.;     five      Melinda Jackson, Orlando;
officer with the Orlando            grandchildren and one great-      mother, Victoria Delahay,
Police Department and then          grandchild.                       Merritt Island; stepfather,
as a reserve deputy with the        Woodlawn Funeral Home of          John Delahay, Merritt Island;
Sheriff's Office.                   Orlando is in charge of           sister, Judith Dinicolla, Winter
He eventually became a              arrangements.                     Springs;     one grandchild.
lieutenant in the criminal                                            Baldwin-Fairchild       Funeral
investigations division.            Orlando Sentinel, The             Home, Altamonte Springs.
''He was just a very kind and       (FL) - November 1, 1994
compassionate         supervisor    HAMMOCK, RAYMOND                  State Journal-Register,
that everybody respected and        E.                                The (Springfield, IL) -
looked up to,'' Faulk said.         RAYMOND E. HAMMOCK,               March 31, 2000
Hair's career at the Sheriff's      73, North Apopka-Vineland         HENSON, Hobart J.
Office ended in 1982, when          Road,      Orlando,      died     LONGWOOD, Fla. - Hobart J.
then-Sheriff Lawson Lamar -         Saturday, Oct. 29. Mr.            "Hobie" Henson, 33, of
now the Orange-Osceola              Hammock was owner of Ray          Longwood, Fla., formerly of
state attorney - fired him.         Hammock Auto Service and          Springfield, died Thursday,
A federal jury awarded Hair
                                    Egg Production Farm. Born in      March 30, 2000.
$250,000 after his lawyers          LaGrange, Ga., he moved to        Mr. Henson moved from
argued that the firing was          Central Florida in 1953. He       Springfield to central Florida
motivated by Hair's failure to      was Christian. He was a           in 1990 where he was a
support Lamar politically. A        member of Orlando Police          police    officer   with   the
judge overturned the award          Reserves and Moose Lodge          Orlando Police Department
as ''excessive,'' and Orange        766. He was a Marine Corps        for 10 years. He was a
County settled for about            veteran of World War II.          member of the Orlando
$100,000.
                                    Survivors: wife, Josephine D.;    Police Department SWAT
A native of Orlando, Hair had       daughter,      Ramona      E.     Team and also was a drug
a second career as a loss-          Solozabal, Jupiter; sister,       enforcement investigator. He
prevention      supervisor     at   Elaine Hobbs, Forest Park,        was a member of the Roman
Home Depot, where he                Ga.; brothers, D.C., Atlanta,     Catholic faith.
worked for 10 years before          W.L., Brooklyn, N.Y.; two         Survivors: wife, Sarah; a
retiring two years ago.             grandchildren.      Woodlawn      daughter, Riley Henson of
Hair had enlisted in the Army       Funeral Home and Memorial         Longwood, Fla.; a son, Hobie
and served in Germany
                                    Park, Orlando.                    Henson of Longwood, Fla.;
during the Korean War. He           Orlando Sentinel, The (FL)        parents, Hobart and Sandra
met his wife of nearly 47                                             Henson of St. Simons Island,
years, Anita, when he was           Orlando Sentinel, The             Ga.;    grandmother,      Rose
stationed at Fort Knox.
                                    (FL) - April 15, 1989             DeFranco of Portageville,
''The minute he walked                                                N.Y.; and two sisters, Julie
through the door, she said,         HELDMYER, HARRY F.
                                    ''SAM''                           Brown of Springfield and
'That's the guy I'm going to                                          Jeanette        Collier     of
marry,' '' Faulk said.              HARRY         F.        ''SAM''
                                    HELDMYER,         54,      143    Bloomington.
Hair didn't have a high school
                                    Escondido,         Altamonte      Funeral Mass: 10:45 a.m.
diploma when he enlisted at                                           Monday, St. Mary Magdalen
age 17, but he later                Springs, died Thursday. Born
                                    in Jefferson City, Mo., he        Catholic Church in Altamont
graduated from high school                                            Springs,     Fla.    Interment:
and from Rollins College in         moved to Altamonte Springs
                                    from Merritt Island in 1986.      Highland Memory Gardens,
Winter Park. In 1976, Hair                                            Apopka, Fla.
earned a master's degree in         He was a systems analyst for
                                    the City of Orlando Police        Ivanhoe Chapel of Baldwin-
criminal justice from Rollins.                                        Fairchild Funeral Home in
In addition to his wife and         Department and a retired
                                    lieutenant colonel in the         Orlando, Fla., is in charge of
Faulk, Hair is survived by two                                        arrangements.
other      daughters,      Linda    Army. He was a Baptist. He
Fawdry and Martha Barber,           was a member of Mensa and
                                    the Arts Council. Survivors:      Star-Ledger,         The
and a son, Frank Jr., all of
Orlando;      three    brothers,    wife, Joyce; sons, William F.,    (Newark, NJ) - October 7,
Melvin and James of St.             San Francisco, Michael F.,        2002
Cloud and Burton of Orlando;        Orlando,      Joseph        F.,   HERRERA, Pascual Jr.
three       sisters,      Margo     Jacksonville;       daughter,     OBITUARY
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Services for Pascual Herrera      ''He was admired by many             Orlando Sentinel, The
Jr., 46, of Linden will be at     and was a very personable            (FL) - July 28, 1989
10:30 a.m. tomorrow in the        human being. He will be              JACKSON,        DOUGLAS
Corey & Corey Funeral             sorely missed,'' Handley said.       HALES SR.
Home, 259 Elm Ave., Linden.       Funeral arrangements have
                                                                       DOUGLAS               HALES
Mr. Herrera, who died             not been finalized, he said.         JACKSON SR., 72, 561 N.
Thursday in the Clara Maass       Hooker is survived by his            Wekiwa      Springs    Road,
Medical Center, Belleville,       wife, Linda; two sons, and a         Orlando, died Wednesday.
was a police officer for 13       grandchild.                          Born in Randolph County,
years with the Orlando                                                 Ga., he moved to Orlando
Police      Department       in   Orlando Sentinel, The                from Shellman, Ga., in 1935.
Florida.                          (FL) - January 12, 1993              He was a retired sergeant
Born in Puerto Rico, he lived     HOOTEN,            JAMES             with the Orlando Police
in Winter Springs, Fla., for
                                  WARREN                               Department. He was a
many years before moving to                                            member of Trinity Baptist
                                  JAMES WARREN HOOTEN,
Linden three months ago.                                               Church, Apopka. He was a
                                  85, 610 E. Bella Vista St.,
Surviving are a son, Eric;                                             member of the Fraternal
                                  Lakeland, died Sunday, Jan.
daughters,      Tanya      and                                         Order of Police and the
                                  10. Mr. Hooten was a retired
Krystle; a brother, Louis, and                                         Florida    Police    Officers
                                  police officer for the Orlando
a sister, Maria Munoz.                                                 Association. Survivors: wife,
                                  Police Department. He was
                                  born in Coffee Springs, Ala. A       Berta Mae; son, Douglas H.
Tallahassee    Democrat                                                Jr., Bascom; daughter, Gayle
                                  member       of    All   Saints
(FL)        Tallahassee           Episcopal        Church         of   Lengefeld, Thoreau, N.M.;
Democrat (FL) - March 4,          Lakeland, he also belonged           brother, Luther F., Cuthbert,
1996                              to the Vestry, Masonic Lodge         Ga.; sisters, Opal Goree,
HOOKER,      CLARENCE             69, Bahia Shrine Temple and          Cuthbert,    Hazel     Dodd,
STEVEN ,                          the Orlando Scottish Rite            Apopka, Grace Lewis, Rubye
 OF FSU POLICE, DIES              Consistory. Survivors: wife,         Lewis, both of Orlando; two
AT 52 \ HOOKER DIED               Emma W.; brothers, Jack,             grandchildren.    Hawthorne
                                  E.B., both of Eustis, Clinton,       Funeral Home, Orlando
FROM COMPLICATIONS
                                  Clermont; sisters, Louise
AFTER      A     HEART                                                 Orlando Sentinel, The
                                  Wise,       Orlando,      Lillian
TRANSPLANT.                       Rawlings, Wildwood; four             (FL) - September 19,
Capt.      Clarence     Steven    grandchildren; three great-
Hooker, deputy director of the
                                                                       1997
                                  grandchildren.         Thornton      JOHNSTONE, CARLISLE
Florida     State    University   Holcom       Funeral     Home,
Police     Department,     died                                        “STONEY”
                                  Lakeland.
Sunday       at    Tallahassee                                          RESPECTED CHIEF OF
Memorial Regional Medical         Orlando Sentinel, The                POLICE TRANSFORMED
Center.
                                  (FL) - July 24, 1996                 ORLANDO FORCE
Department spokesman Lt.                                               Carlisle ''Stoney'' Johnstone,
Jack Handley said Hooker,         HUGHLEY,         MICHAEL
                                                                       a popular Orlando police
52, had a heart transplant        ANNE                                 chief       credited      with
several months ago and died       21, 677 Woodlane Circle,             transforming the department
from complications.               Apopka, died Monday, July            from a small town force into a
''We've lost a dear, dear         22, of leukemia. Ms. Hughley         modern-day agency 30 years
friend,'' Handley said Sunday.    was      a     communications        ago, died Thursday. He was
''He was a true professional.''   specialist for Orlando Police        90.
Handley said Hooker was a         Department.         Born      in     Johnstone was director of
25-year veteran of the            Demopolis, Ala., she moved           public safety in Arlington
department.                       to Central Florida in 1974.          County, Va., when he beat
He joined in December 1970        She was Jehovah's Witness.           out 81 applicants to become
and quickly rose through the      Survivors: mother, Joyce H.          the      Orlando        Police
ranks, serving as a patrol        Simmons, Fort Valley, Ga.;           Department's new chief in
officer, investigator, chief      brothers, Ross Washington,           1957.
investigator    and     deputy    Thatcher Howard, both of             He was the personal pick of
director, Handley said.           Apopka;      sister,    Chasity      former Orlando Mayor Bob
Hooker was a four-year Navy       Simmons,        Fort     Valley;     Carr,      Orlando      police
veteran and served as a           maternal          grandmother,       spokesman Sgt. Bill Mulloy
uniformed patrol officer with     Emma, Apopka. Marvin C.              said.
the        Orlando      Police    Zanders      Funeral     Home,       During his 10 years as chief,
Department, Handley said.         Apopka.                              Johnstone restructured the
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT OBITS
department by adding street        City, Mich., Robert W.             everything had to go in a
and vice crimes units and a        Braden, Minot, N.D., Dale E.       certain spot and his shoes
K-9 unit - one of the first in     Braden, Walled Lake, Mich.;        had to be polished.''
the South.                         five   grandchildren;  three       Soon Officer Jones, who
He also upgraded equipment         great-grandchildren.   Dove        graduated from Jones High
and updated the department's       Funeral      Chapel      and       School and worked as a
policies and procedures. After     Crematory-Conway Chapel,           waiter at the Orlando Country
that, he successfully pushed       Orlando.                           Club, was being commended
for a 15 percent pay raise for                                        for his complete reports.
his officers and hired 37 new      Orlando Sentinel, The              He was promoted to sergeant
officers.                          (FL) - September 11,               and finally to lieutenant.
''He was the kind of guy who       1998                               When Jones retired, he didn't
looked out for his people is       JONES,       RICHARD               quit police work.
what I've heard,'' said Officer                                       A baseball lover, Jones hired
                                   ORLANDO'S 1ST BLACK
Roger New, a department                                               out as a security guard at
liaison      working        with   COP, DIES                          Tinker Field, the Central
Johnstone's widow, Mary.           Lt. Richard Arthur Jones - the     Florida Fairgrounds and at
''I've heard his name around       first black officer hired by the   polling places.
here more than any other           Orlando Police Department          For years he also delivered
chief.''                           in 1951 - was known as a risk      Meals on Wheels to shut-ins.
Blanche Stacey, widow of           taker and a fair man.              And he was active in
Maj. Jack Stacey, who served       Jones, who retired in 1976 as      Ebenezer United Methodist
as Johnstone's deputy chief,       the patrol watch commander         Church.
remembers ''Stoney'' well.         for Orlando's west side, died      But he never forgot friends
''He was very professional,''      Wednesday of pneumonia.            such as Belvin Perry Sr., his
she said. ''He saw that the        He was 76.                         first partner at OPD.
men were properly trained.         ''He was a super guy, a true       ''Even though he [Jones) was
''He was a fair man with a         mentor in every sense of the       in a wheelchair, every
beautiful sense of humor.''        word,'' OPD colleague Capt.        Saturday at 3 p.m. he and
Johnstone served as police         Sam Ings said. ''He was my         J.W. Jordan [a former police
chief in Hopewell, Va., and        mentor.''                          officer) visited my dad at the
Montgomery, Ala., before           Jones also was a trailblazer .     nursing home,'' Chief Circuit
becoming       public     safety   Hired more than a decade           Judge Belvin Perry Jr. said
director in Virginia. He retired   before the Civil Rights Act of     Thursday.
from the Orlando Police            1963, Jones was asked to           Perry's father, also a career
Department in 1967.                wait until a black partner         officer at OPD, died three
He is also survived by sons,       could be hired and trained,        years ago.
Tom of Arlington, Va., and Bill    said his daughter, Vicki           ''As long as my dad was alive,
of Samford, N.C.; stepsons,        Jones-Brooks of Orlando.           they were there, Saturday at
Robert Braden and Wayne            ''During that time, black          3 p.m.,'' Perry said. ''You
Braden, both of Travis City,       officers couldn't arrest a white   could set your watch by them
Mich., and Dale Braden of          person at all,'' Ings said.        That's the kind of man he
Wall Lake, Mich.; sister Gwen      ''They had to radio for a white    was.''
Mains of Indianapolis, Ind.,       backup [unit).''                   Jones is also survived by his
and seven grandchildren.           Black cops in Orlando in the       wife, Ida P. Jones of Orlando;
Carey Hand Colonial Funeral        early '50s didn't carry a gun,     sons, Richard Barry Jones of
Home          is       handling    just a pair of handcuffs.          Virginia Beach, Va., Billy
arrangements.                      They didn't drive a patrol car,    Williams, George T. Hand Jr.,
                                   either. They walked a beat -       Gregory D. Hand and Rafiet
Orlando Sentinel, The              in this case, the Church           T. Hand, all of Orlando, and
                                   Street-Parramore area.             Milton T. Hand, of Tacoma,
(FL) - July 30, 1999
                                   Later those taboos would           Wash.; sister, Annie J.
JOHNSTONE, MARY                    fade when black cops were
76, Mount Riga Road,                                                  Thompson of Orlando; 12
                                   no longer sensitive issues or      grandchildren; and four great-
Orlando, died Monday, July         the center of attention in a
26. Mrs. Johnstone worked                                             grandchildren.
                                   changing world.
for the Orlando Police Dept.       None of it, however, fazed
Born in Fairbanks, Alaska,                                            Orlando Sentinel, The
                                   Jones, his daughter said.
she moved to Central Florida                                          (FL) - April 4, 1986
                                   ''It was a real honor to have
in 1961. She was a member          that job,'' she said. ''I'd help   LANE, CHARLOTTE, 75,
of Eastern Star. She was           him with his uniform every         PIONEER
Baptist.   Survivors:  sons,       night                              POLICEWOMAN
Wayne Braden, Traverse
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CHARLOTTE           CORNELIA      She was a member of the            Northfield, Ohio, and Lorraine
LANE, who was hired in the        Park     Lake     Presbyterian     Larson, Opelika; brother,
early 1940s as one of             Church in Orlando, the             Arnold,     Orlando;    seven
Orlando's       first     three   American Legion Post 19            grandchildren; and several
policewomen and became            Auxiliary, the 40 & 8 auxiliary    great-grandchildren.
one       of     the     police   and the Fraternal Order of         Frederick's Funeral Home in
department's first woman          Police.                            Opelika is in charge of
detectives, died Thursday.        Lane is survived by her sons,      arrangements.
She was 75.                       Elmer and Robert Lane, both
Lane, born in Canada, moved       of      Casselberry;     eight     Orlando Sentinel,          The
to Orlando from Somerville,       grandchildren;    and    eight     (FL) - May 5, 1988
Mass., in the early 1930s.        great-grandchildren.               MARSH, JOHNJR.
She retired in 1969 after 25      Baldwin-Fairchild      Funeral     JOHN MARSH JR., 60, 1519
years with the Orlando            Home, Altamonte Springs, is        S. Parramore Ave., Orlando,
Police Department. In 1972,       in charge of arrangements.         died    Sunday.      Born     in
she moved to Casselberry,                                            Hartford, Ala., he moved to
where she lived at 2400 Belle     Orlando Sentinel, The              Orlando      from      Geneva
Ave.                              (FL) - November 18, 1986           County, Ala., in 1932. He was
She was the widow of Elmer        LARSON,       ROY E.               a retired Orlando police
Lane, a Somerville native         CHIEF OF ORLANDO                   officer. He was a member of
who won the Congressional                                            the Pine Hills Church of
                                  POLICE TWICE
Medal of Honor in World War                                          Christ. He was a Navy
                                  Roy E. Larson, 89, who
I.                                                                   veteran. He was a member of
                                  served twice as Orlando's
Lane was an ''excellent''                                            the DAV chapter No. 002, a
                                  police chief during the 1940s,
officer who was ''totally                                            24-year member of the
                                  died Monday in Opelika, Ala.,
dedicated to her job'' and                                           Orlando police force, and a
                                  where he had lived since
received                 many                                        member      of    the    Police
                                  moving from Orlando in 1979.
commendations, said Robert                                           Benevolent         Association.
                                  Larson, a Minneapolis native,
Chewning, a former Orlando                                           Survivors: brother, Thomas
                                  moved to Orlando during the
police chief and former city                                         J., Dothan, Ala.; sisters, Mrs.
                                  1930s from Lee County,
and county public safety                                             Lena M. Rucker, Orlando,
                                  where he was chief deputy.
director.                                                            Mrs. Catherine Vaughn, Plant
                                  Larson's brother, Arnold, said
''She was noted for her sense                                        City.    Baldwin-     Fairchild
                                  he was one of the first law
of humor and understanding                                           Funeral Home, Orlando
                                  enforcement officers in the
of people,'' Chewning said.
                                  state to patrol from an
''She won a lot of her                                               Orlando Sentinel, The
                                  airplane, a skill he acquired
commendations based on
what people wrote in to say.
                                  as a fighter pilot in World War    (FL) - August 11, 1993
In her day, there were no
                                  I.                                 MCCOY,          FRANCIS
                                  After coming to Orlando,           JAMES
formal awards given.''
                                  Larson worked for the U.S.         FRANCIS JAMES McCOY, a
Chewning said Lane would
                                  marshal's office and became        28-year veteran of the
get so wrapped in her cases
                                  police chief in 1939. He           Orlando Police Department
and the people involved that
                                  served until 1942, when he         who retired in 1975 at the
he often had to order her to
                                  went to fight in World War II      rank of captain, died Tuesday
go home.
                                  as a member of the Army Air        of cancer. He was 73.
''She had a lot of feelings for
                                  Corps. After completing his        Born in New York City,
people,'' he said. ''Once she
                                  tour of duty in 1945, he           McCoy moved to Orlando in
solved a case, she would try
                                  resumed his post as Orlando        1947 after his discharge from
to help the victim and
                                  police chief, serving until        the Army. He served in
sometimes,        even      the
                                  1947.                              Europe and Africa during
offender. She was a very fine
                                  Larson then became an              World War II, and was
person.''
                                  instructor       for      police   stationed briefly in Central
Retired police Lt. Don Van
                                  departments statewide. He          Florida.
Scoyoc, Lane's superior in
                                  retired in 1958 as deputy          He was one of the first arson
the Youth Aid Division, said
                                  director of personnel with the     investigators for the Orlando
she was a very determined,
                                  state Division of Corrections.     Police Department and, as a
outstanding officer.
                                  Larson was a member of First       lieutenant, ran the traffic
''Everyone loved her because
                                  United Methodist Church,           enforcement division.
she was concerned about the
                                  Orlando. Survivors: wife,          On March 16, 1971 - a day
people she worked with and
                                  Helen, Opelika; son, Clayton,      that had 34 accidents on
the public she served,'' he
                                  Homosassa              Springs;    Interstate 4 in Orlando - he
said.
                                  daughters, Helen Rutledge,
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT OBITS
criticized the design of the       Orlando Sentinel,          The     35, Gammon Lane, Orlando,
road as confusing for drivers.     (FL) - July 19, 1990               died Sunday, July 14. Mrs.
A year later, the speed limit      MOORE, CHARLES                     Norfus was a police officer for
was reduced from 60 to 50,         CHARLES       MOORE,         48,   the      Orlando        Police
significantly reducing the         25117 Niblick St., Sorrento,       Department. She was born in
number of deaths.                  died Tuesday. Born in Dover,       Washington, D.C. She was a
McCoy's sons, Capt. Michael        he moved to Sorrento from          member of Greater Kingsway
McCoy and Sgt. Danny               Germany in 1967. He was a          Baptist Church. Survivors:
McCoy, also serve with the         retired   Orlando        police    daughter, Shanda Shubent,
Orlando Police Department.         officer. He was Protestant.        Orlando; mother, Earlean
McCoy is also survived by his      He was an Air Force veteran.       Taylor,   Orlando;      father,
wife, Virginia; a daughter,        Survivors: wife, Lizabeth;         Clarence Taylor Jr., Orlando;
Mary P. Russell, Orlando;          daughter,    Darlene      Patty    brothers, Clarence B. III,
sisters     Rose    O'Donnell,     Rose,             Casselberry;     Christopher, both of Orlando;
Liverpool,    England,    and      stepdaughter,       Catherine      sisters, Jacqueline Mims,
Margaret              Janson,      Elizabeth Coon, Sorrento;          Pauline Woodard, Andrena
Meshoppen, Pa.; a brother,         brother,   Vonzell,     Cocoa;     Taylor,   all   of Orlando;
James Joseph, Niles, Ohio;         father,    William       Daniel,   maternal grandmother, Lillie
and eight grandchildren.           Thonotosassa; mother, Willie       Johnson, Orlando. Mitchell's
He was a member of St.             Baker,    Lake     City;    two    Funeral Home, Orlando.
James Catholic Cathedral,          grandchildren.        Baldwin-     \
and belonged to Fraternal          Fairchild   Funeral      Home,     Orlando Sentinel, The
Order of Police.                   Apopka                             (FL) - November 8, 1991
Funeral arrangements are                                              OLSEN,         ROBERT
being handled by Baldwin-          Orlando Sentinel,          The     WALTER
Fairchild    Funeral   Home,
                                   (FL) - July 1, 1994                ROBERT WALTER OLSEN,
Orlando.                                                              51, 2800 Harriet Drive,
                                   MOOTY, MAC
                                   MAC MOOTY, 69, Ranchland           Orlando, died Wednesday,
Orlando Sentinel, The                                                 Nov. 6. Born in Somerville,
                                   Trail,     Longwood,     died
(FL) - November 12, 1998           Thursday, June 30. Mr. Mooty       N.J., he moved to Orlando
MONTGOMERY:                        owned        Mooty      Bros.      from there in 1968. He was
ROBERT J.                          Landscaping and was a              an    office manager        for
62,      Watercrest       Drive,   former      Orlando    police      Sheltered          Community
Longwood, died Tuesday,            officer. Born in Eldorado,         Residents Inc. He was
Nov. 10, of injuries suffered in   Ark., he moved to Central          Baptist. He was a former
an automobile accident in the      Florida in 1929. A member of       narcotics     detective    and
line of duty. Mr. Montgomery       Oak Level Baptist Church,          Orlando police officer. He
was a police officer for           Ocoee, he also belonged to         was a member of the Private
Orlando Police Department.         the       Home       Builders      Investigators     Organization,
Born in Honolulu, he moved         Association of Mid-Florida.        Orlando. Survivors: wife,
to Central Florida in 1991. He     He was an Army Air Corps           Greta                Elizabeth;
was Roman Catholic. He was         veteran of World War II and        stepdaughter,          Michelle
a member of Seminole               an Air Force veteran of the        Ranstrom, Orlando; sister,
County Review Board, board         Korean War. Survivors: wife,       Lois     Gunsch,      Orlando.
of directors of Seminole           Ginger;       sons,     Drew,      Beacon Cremation Service of
County       Police     Athletic   Casselberry,           Steve,      Cen tral Florida, Winter Park.
League,      assistant    Scout    Longwood; daughters, Denise
Master Troop 203, Law              McJunkin,         Casselberry,     Orlando Sentinel, The
Enforcement Auxiliary. He          Linda, Altamonte Springs;          (FL) - November 6, 1998
was a referee for Central          brothers, Odis, Vaughan,           PARKER, DAWN
Florida Officials Association.     Ervin Moore, all of Ocoee;         POLICE      SECRETARY
He was a member of Navy            sister, Ellene Webb, Ocoee;
Reserve. Survivors: wife,                                             WAS KIND, RELIABLE IN
                                   eight grandchildren. Baldwin-
Carole P.; son, Michael J.,                                           SPADES
                                   Fairchild    Funeral   Home,
Gainesville;          daughter,                                       Although she wasn't a sworn
                                   Altamonte Springs.
Michelle J., Maitland; brother,                                       police officer, Dawn Parker
Richard J., Fort Walton                                               was considered ''one of
                                   Orlando Sentinel, The              Orlando's finest'' by her co-
Beach; sister, Doris McGuire,      (FL) - July 16, 1996
Sarasota. Baldwin-Fairchild                                           workers.
                                   Deceased            Name:          Parker, a patrol division
Funeral Home,Orlando.
                                   SHARON            TAYLOR           secretary with the Orlando
                                   NORFUS                             Police Department for 17
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT OBITS
years, died Saturday of a              Dove Funeral Chapel and           But though Perales left New
heart attack. She was 73.              Crematory in Orlando is           York for Florida, tragedy still
''She was a great secretary.           handling arrangements.            stalked him.
She'd do anything for you,''                                             He had started a new life as a
said Mary Ann Salazar, a               Orlando Sentinel, The             rookie     officer   with    the
former patrol officer, now a           (FL) - July 29, 2001              Orlando Police Department
manager           in       criminal    PARMENTER, ROBERT                 when he died in a car
investigations.                        A. JR.                            accident early Saturday, two
Parker, secretary for the East         ROBERT A. PARMENTER               days short of his 30th
Patrol Division, was the               JR., 56, Henry Balch Drive,       birthday.
oldest working department              Orlando, died Saturday, July      "He survived it all, and then
employee at the time of her            28, of cancer. Mr. Parmenter      he dies alone on the
death, Salazar said.                                                     highway," said his aunt,
                                       was a retired Orlando police
Co-workers and bosses over             officer. Born in Ventura,         Patricia Tonelli of New York
the      years      stuffed      her   Calif., he moved to Central       City.
personnel file with accolades,         Florida in 1947. He was a         Orlando police said Perales
such as ''outstanding'' and            member of Orlando Police          was driving home at 3 a.m.
''definite asset.''                    Department            Retirees    after a 12-hour shift when his
Former Police Chief Fred               Association and chairman of       car left the road on Interstate
Walsh called her the best              the     Police     Benevolent     4 at Kirkman Road, hit a
secretary he had ever worked                                             guardrail and overturned.
                                       Association. He was a
with.                                  member of John Knox               Perales moved with his wife,
''She was a resource and a             Presbyterian Church. He was       Jeanette, 30, to Orlando a
mom to some of the officers,''         a Navy veteran. Survivors:        few days before Christmas
said Orlando Police Chief              wife, Kathleen; sons, Robert      2003 to escape the reminders
William        Kennedy,        who     A. III, Jacksonville, Michael     of the death and horror he
worked with Parker as a                G., Orlando; sisters, Sharon      witnessed in New York,
patrol captain. ''She was              A. Hembree, Atlanta, Melanie      Tonelli said. He had been an
always here; you could count                                             ambulance driver and EMT
                                       L. Lucas, Orlando; stepfather,
on her.''                              Lawrence M. Horne, Orlando;       for nine years but had always
Parker earned the gratitude of         two granddaughters. Carey         wanted to be a police officer.
bosses and officers alike              Hand Garden Chapel Home           'FULFILLED HIS DREAM'
when she always managed to             for Funerals, Orlando.            Orlando provided him that
get last-minute reports and                                              opportunity.
projects typed perfectly, even                                           "He moved down there to
                                       Orlando Sentinel, The
if it meant staying late.                                                have a better life. His idea
Parker was a top giver and             (FL) - February 6, 2005           was to be a cop. It's what he
volunteer to Heart of Florida          PERALES, DANTE 9-11               always wanted to do," said
United Way and United Arts.            SURVIVOR       DIES     IN        Tonelli, 45. "He fulfilled his
She gave people gifts and              ORLANDO CAR CRASH                 dream."
donated personal-leave time            THE      FORMER       EMT         Perales' death came a month
to ill colleagues needing extra        FROM NEW YORK CITY                after the couple lost their first
sick days.                             MOVED TO THE AREA                 child, a son who was born
Colleagues who wrote a                 TO JOIN THE POLICE                dead. Saturday had been the
eulogy to be presented today                                             child's due date.
at a memorial service in the
                                       FORCE.                            The officer and his wife
                                       Dante Perales never forgot
Police Department auditorium                                             named the baby John
                                       the sound of the bodies
called Parker ''ageless,'' and                                           Raymond after Perales' late
                                       hitting the pavement.
said:                                                                    father, and came home from
                                       He was there when people
''She wouldn't accept help,                                              the funeral to their Kissimmee
                                       leapt to their deaths after
but was the first to offer it.''                                         apartment, where they had
                                       terrorists struck the World
Parker       is    survived       by                                     turned a bedroom into a
                                       Trade Center towers Sept.
daughters                 Christine                                      nursery, Tonelli said.
                                       11, 2001. He was inside one
McRoberts of Orlando and                                                 Perales has a daughter, who
                                       tower, assisting the injured as
Julie of Winter Park; brothers                                           will turn 7 in March and lives
                                       an      emergency       medical
Brian Flak, Peter Flak and                                               with her mother in New York.
                                       technician, when the other
Jack Flak, all of Australia;                                             He had planned to visit the
                                       tower collapsed.
sister Pam Thomas of                                                     girl next week, Tonelli said.
                                       If the Sept. 11 attacks were a
Australia; three grandchildren                                           Perales also leaves behind a
                                       nightmare that never went
and           three          great-                                      younger sister and his
                                       away, Orlando was Perales'
grandchildren.                                                           mother.
                                       dream come true.
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT OBITS
He grew up in the Bronx and        and fellow officer Jerry            officer, died Tuesday. Mr.
became a hospital EMT and          Goglas, 45, who grew up with        Perry, who had a stroke in
ambulance driver after high        Jeanette Perales on Long            1993, and Richard Jones
school. He was working that        Island.                             became Orlando's first black
Tuesday when terrorists flew       It was at a fund-raiser for 9-      officers walking a beat in
two jetliners into the trade       11 victims in October 2002          1951.
towers. Responding to the          that Dante and Jeanette met
emergency, Perales was             through a mutual friend. His        Miami Herald, The (FL) -
inside the burning Tower One       family thought it was destiny       May 18, 1995
when Tower Two collapsed.          because his grandparents'           Deceased Name: BELVIN
He made it out of the second       names were Dante and                PERRY SR. ORLANDO
skyscraper before it crumbled      Ginette.                            POLICE   OFFICER        BROKE
but injured his leg when he        Six months later, they              RACIAL BARRIER
was caught in the stampede         married.                            Belvin Perry Sr., who became
of people outside the burning      'WANTED TO BE A STREET              one of Orlando's first two
building, Tonelli said. His        COP'                                black police officers in 1951,
ambulance was buried in the        It was while visiting Goglas        has died at 74 after battling
rubble of the fallen tower.        on vacation that Perales            complications from a 1993
Perales escaped, but more          decided to leave New York           stroke.
than       400       emergency     and his life as an EMT and          Perry, who patrolled a
responders died in the attack      move to Orlando to start over       predominantly black area of
that killed about 2,700            as a police officer.                small- town Orlando for 25
people.                            "He always wanted to be a           years, died Tuesday. He is
JOINS OPD                          police officer. He wanted to        survived by his wife Jessie
He joined the OPD less than        be a street cop," Goglas said.      and five children: a circuit
a year ago. Sgt. Brian Gilliam,    To his fellow officers, Perales     judge, an attorney, an
department          spokesman,     was the guy you wanted at           assistant school principal, an
described Perales as a quiet,      your side in tight situations.      orthopedic surgeon and a
unassuming man. He said            Joining         the        Police   store owner.
Perales and his wife were          Department's SWAT team              "He lived his life by example,"
close to moving into a new,        was one of his ambitions.           said one of his sons, Belvin
three-bedroom home with a          "As a co-worker, I would want       Perry Jr., chief judge of the
swimming pool as he finished       him right next to me," Goglas       Orange-Osceola          Judicial
his field training as a police     said. "We all lost a great          Circuit.
officer.                           person, a great friend. He will     Perry helped break down
To his family, he was a            be missed."                         racial barriers when he and
dedicated New York Yankees         The Fraternal Order of Police       another black man, Richard
fan who loved a fine steak, a      Lodge 25 is starting a trust        Jones, became police officers
good joke and a lot of             fund to help Perales' wife.         walking a beat.
chocolate in his chocolate         Donations can be made at            "He was all officer," said
milk. He was a bit of a            the       Orlando         Police    Jones. "He was an officer I
perfectionist who kept his life    Department or branches of           would trust my life with and
as neat and orderly as a man       the       Wachovia         Bank,    not waste a second thought
can who chooses a career           beginning Monday.                   about it."
that puts him in the middle of     The cause of the accident is        Perry was an only child,
other people's messes.             still under investigation.          raised by his widowed mother
He liked the best of things,       Dante Perales' life ended far       in Sanford. He worked in
his aunt said, and cared           from the horrors he witnessed       celery fields as a youngster
enough          about        his   Sept. 11, but the images and        and drove supply trucks in
possessions that he didn't         the sounds of that day              World War II.
often    invite    his   more-     remained with him until the         Services are set for 11 a.m.
rambunctious cousins over to       day he died.                        Saturday at Shiloh Baptist
his place in New York for fear     "He was never the same after        Church in Orlando
they might break something.        that," Tonelli said. "He
Among         those      prized    watched people jump and             Orlando Sentinel, The
possessions, she said, was a       die."                               (FL) - October 30, 2003
ceramic model of Yankee
                                                                       PETNO, Charlie
Stadium he received from his       St. Petersburg Times
                                                                       Not long after Lt. Charlie
aunt for Christmas.                (FL) - May 18, 1995                 Petno moved to Orlando from
Perales had a fondness for         PERRY, BELVIN SR.                   the    mining      town      of
motorcycles -- until his wife      BELVIN PERRY SR., 74, a             Uniontown, Pa., in 1957, he
told him he didn't, said friend    pioneering Orlando police           received a traffic ticket. That
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT OBITS
citation set in motion a           Petno helped build the police     daughters, Susan Dobbins,
friendship with the police         clubhouse on Lake Conway,         Tennessee, Karen Gordon,
officer who wrote him up and,      where he became known for         York, S.C., Ruth Ellen Smith,
ultimately, led to a career in     his barbecue skills by cooking    Orlando;     sister,    Myra
law enforcement.                   meals for many of the events.     Venable,     Orlando;     six
Petno was encouraged to            He enjoyed cooking so much        grandchildren. Carey Hand
apply for a spot in the police     that he and a friend, fellow      Colonial    Funeral    Home,
academy and in 1960, at age        officer Don Ellis, founded        Orlando.
21, he became a patrolman.         Char-Don Outdoor BBQ in
He spent         nearly    three   1979. Petno's son, Charlie,       Orlando Sentinel, The
decades with the Orlando           continues to operate the          (FL) - March 23, 2002
Police Department until he         business.                         PITTS, JAMES A. PITTS
retired in 1986.                   Petno enjoyed the outdoors        JAMES A. PITTS, 84, East
Petno, 64, of Sanford died         and liked fishing and hunting     Pershing Avenue, Orlando,
Monday from leukemia.              in    Florida,    Texas    and    died Thursday, March 21, of
"He was a community-               Canada. In 1985, he moved         cancer. Mr. Pitts was a
oriented police officer before     into his dream home on the        lieutenant for the Orlando
that term was ever coined,"        Wekiva River, where he could      Police Department. Born in
Orlando police Chief Mike          fish daily.                       Oglethorpe County, Ga., he
McCoy said. "He taught me          Survivors include his wife,       moved to Central Florida in
the importance of treating         Michele; daughters, Patsy L.      1924. He was past president
people with dignity and            Rice, Orlando, and Brandi         of Florida Police Officers
respect."                          Bouley, Auburn, N.Y.; son,        Association and a member of
Petno worked his way               Charles       W.,     Orlando;    Fraternal Order of Police. He
through the ranks and was          stepson,       Kyle     Shiver,   was a member of Delaney
promoted to lieutenant in          Tangerine;      mother     and    Street     Baptist    Church.
1978, when he transferred to       stepfather, Anna Mae and          Survivors: wife, Ruth B.; son,
the     Tactical     Operations    Sam Chan, Liberty, Pa.;           George E., St. Cloud; sister,
section. He also served in the     sister, Diane Denne, Ford         Helen Alderman, Orlando;
Tactical Patrol Force and          City, Pa.; brothers, John,        four grandchildren; six great-
then the General Assignment        Longwood,       and    Joseph,    grandchildren.     Woodlawn
Section.                           Franklin,      N.C.;     three    Funeral Home, Orlando.
He was known for his high          grandchildren.
energy and attention to detail     Baldwin-Fairchild      Funeral    Orlando Sentinel, The
and for his compassion.            Home, Lake Ivanhoe Chapel,
                                                                     (FL) - October 7, 1988
"Charlie was an honest,            Orlando,       is     handling
dedicated police officer with      arrangements                      PRICHARD, JOE W.
an uncanny ability to use his                                        JOE W. PRICHARD, 78, 20
instincts in solving crimes and                                      S. Lucerne Circle, Orlando,
apprehending wrongdoers,"          Orlando Sentinel, The             died Thursday. Born in
said longtime friend James C.                                        Lebanon, Tenn., he moved to
                                   (FL) - February 4, 1992
"Jay" Dauksch Jr., senior                                            Orlando from there in 1926.
                                   PIESCH,CAPT.HENRY G.              He was a retired deputy chief
judge for the 5th District Court   CAPT. HENRY G. PIESCH,
of Appeal. "At the same time,                                        with the Orlando Police
                                   67, 735 Humber Lane,              Department. He was a
he was a compassionate,            Orlando, died Saturday, Feb.
caring person, always looking                                        Methodist. He was a Navy
                                   1. Capt. Piesch was a retired     veteran of World War II. He
for some way to help those in      captain for the Orlando
need, including those who                                            was a life member of the
                                   Police Department. Born in        BPOE Lodge 1079, Orlando.
may have first come in             Omaha, Neb., he moved to
contact with him as arrestees.                                       Survivors:     wife,    Posy;
                                   Central Florida in 1947. A        daughter, JoAnn Johnson,
He saw the good and the            member of St. Stephen's
worth of every person."                                              Pasadena,       Calif.;  two
                                   Presbyterian Church, he also      grandchildren. W. Guy Black
"The people he arrested, he        belonged to the Fraternal
made them his friends,"                                              Home for Funerals, Orlando.
                                   Order of Police, Police
McCoy said. "They would call       Benevolent        Association,
him with tips about other                                            Orlando Sentinel, The
                                   Florida    Peace       Officers
crimes        because       they                                     (FL) - June 22, 1990
                                   Association and National Rifle
remembered how well he             Association. He was an Army       Deceased           Name:
treated them when they were        veteran of World War II.          STEPHEN          THOMAS
in trouble."                       Survivors: wife, Ruth; mother,    RATLIFF
A past president of the            Rose Piesch, Orlando; son,        STEPHEN          THOMAS
Fraternal Order of Police,         Bruce,      Aurora,     Colo.;    RATLIFF, 35, Orlando, died
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT OBITS
Wednesday. Born in Pikeville,     JOSEPH M. SAFFA, 74, 110          Barnett Smith joined the
Ky., he moved to Orlando          Cardinal Ave., Perry, Ga.,        Titusville Police Department
from Titusville in 1966. He       died     Friday.   Born      in   and later worked for police
was an officer first class for    Baltimore, he moved to Perry      departments in Oviedo and
the      Orlando        Police    from Orlando in 1987. He was      Winter Park before going to
Department. He was a              an engineer for Martin-           work for the Ocoee Police
member of First Baptist           Marietta    and    a   retired    Department in the mid-1950s.
Church, Orlando. Survivors:       Orlando police officer. He        He was police chief for about
wife, Dina; sons, Nathan          was Catholic. Survivors: wife,    four years, his son said.
Thomas, Neil James, both of       Martha J.; stepsons, Homer        The top cop's job was
Orlando; parents, Rice and        G. Smith, Polk City, Joel W.      different in those days, Jesse
Sally Ratliff, Orlando; sister,   Smith, Perry. Colonial Carey      Smith said Saturday.
Susan Hart, Orlando; brother,     Hand      Guardian    Chapel,     "You went to the hardware
Franklin, Orlando. Woodlawn       Orlando.                          store and picked out a gun,"
Funeral Home, Orlando.                                              the son said. "They don't do
                                  Orlando Sentinel, The             that anymore."
Orlando Sentinel, The             (FL) - January 23, 1995
                                                                    When he wasn't breaking up
(FL) - January 3, 1992                                              gambling games in Ocoee,
                                  SCOTT, JOHN SCOTT                 Barnett Smith was selling
ROMIGH, GRACE E.                  SR.
GRACE E. ROMIGH, 71,                                                used cars on the side. After
                                  78, Ponce Avenue, Orlando,        he retired from police work in
2435 E. Jersey St., Orlando,
                                  died Saturday, Jan. 21. Mr.       the early 1960s, he sold cars
died Tuesday, Dec. 31. Mrs.
                                  Scott was a retired traffic       and tractor-trailers full time,
Romigh was a secretary for
                                  controller for the Orlando        his son said.
the      Orlando      Police      Police Department. He was
Department. Born in New                                             Barnett Smith operated his
                                  born in Florida and moved to      last used-car lot on Church
Sewickley Township, Pa., she
                                  Orlando in 1973. He was a         Street near the East-West
moved to Orlando in 1960.
                                  member of Good Shepherd           Expressway until the 1970s.
She was a member of Goss
                                  Catholic Church. Survivors:       He still owns another former
United Methodist Church.
                                  son, John Jr., Orlando;           car lot on Church Street, just
Survivors: daughters, Linda
                                  daughter, Peggy Maddox,           west of South Orange
L., R. Ann Watkins, both of
                                  Orlando; three grandchildren.     Blossom Trail. The property is
Orlando; one granddaughter.
                                  Baldwin-Fairchild     Funeral     currently occupied by Palmer
Baldwin-Fairchild    Funeral
                                  Home,        Goldenrod-Winter     Auto Body Shop, Jesse Smith
Home, Orlando.
                                  Park Chapel.                      said.
Orlando Sentinel, The                                               "He had a way with cars," the
                                  Orlando Sentinel, The             son said. "He knew what he
(FL) - September 28,              (FL) - September 21,              was doing."
1986                              2003                              Throughout his life, Barnett
SACHSE, FRANCIS J.                SMITH,      BARNETT               Smith made fast cars and
FRANCIS J. SACHSE, 72,                                              guns his hobbies. He once
801       Lockwood       Drive,
                                  'BARNEY' SOLD CARS
                                  AFTER A CAREER IN                 owned a Henry J, a short-
Orlando, died Friday. Born in                                       lived              Kaiser-Frazer
Philadelphia, he moved to         LAW ENFORCEMENT
                                                                    automobile sold in the 1950s.
Orlando from there in 1918.       Barnett "Barney" Smith lived
                                                                    "I think he still has that Henry
He was retired from the           the rough-and-tumble life of a
                                                                    J on property he owns in
Orlando Police Department         small-town lawman in several
                                                                    Sumter County," Jesse Smith
and was a member of the           Central Florida cities -- from
                                                                    said.
Congregational         Church,    Titusville to Ocoee.
                                                                    Barnett Smith also is survived
Winter Park. He was a past        Smith, of Orlando, a former
                                                                    by one daughter, Debbie
member of the Lions Club.         police chief in Ocoee during
                                                                    Colelli, of Apopka; two
Survivors: wife, Wilma H.;        the 1950s, died Thursday of
                                                                    brothers, Dan Smith and Mac
daughters,      Frances    W.,    kidney and liver failure. He
                                                                    Smith, both of Orlando; eight
Orlando, Marian S. Patton,        was 82.
                                                                    grandchildren; and five great-
Merritt Island; two grandsons.    The son of an Orlando
                                                                    grandchildren.
Garden Chapel Home for            police      detective,   Smith
                                                                    Woodlawn Funeral Home in
Funerals, Orlando.                graduated from the former
                                                                    Gotha          is       handling
                                  Orlando High School and
                                                                    arrangements
Orlando Sentinel, The             became an Orlando firefighter
(FL) - July 12, 1988              in 1941. But a year later, he
                                                                    Orlando Sentinel, The
                                  switched to law enforcement
Deceased            Name:                                           (FL) - February 4, 1997
                                  for better pay, said his son,
JOSEPH M. SAFFA                   Jesse Smith, of Apopka.
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT OBITS
STACEY, JACK R. SR.                   a daughter, Barbara S.            STEELE,   DEBORAH
MADE POLICE A 33-                     Jones, Orlando; a stepson,        LOVED HER JOB IN
YEAR CAREER                           Navy Lt. Cmdr. Edward W.          LAW ENFORCEMENT
When Jack R. Stacey Sr. first         Brooks, Ridgecrest, Calif.; a     About six months ago,
strapped on his gun as an             stepdaughter, Sara Lou B.         Deborah Sutton Steele of
Orlando police officer, he            Sullivan,    Orlando;    four     Orlando was flagged down
worked 10-hour shifts and             grandchildren;    six  step-      while driving on Interstate 4.
seven days a week for a               grandchildren; two great-         A car had driven off the road.
monthly paycheck of just              grandchildren and six step-       When Steele, an Orlando
$105.                                 great-grandchildren.              Police             Department
Stacey, who retired as deputy         Carey Hand Colonial Funeral       community service officer, got
police chief in 1969 after 33         Home in Orlando is handling       to the car, she saw that the
years with the department,            arrangements.                     driver had been shot. He had
died Sunday. He was 89.                                                 been trying to drive himself to
''I was given a gun and a             Orlando Sentinel, The             the hospital.
badge and told the only thing         (FL) - December 27, 2000          Steele got towels, applied
to police work was just using         STACEY, JACK R. JR.               pressure to the man's wound
common sense,'' Stacey told           JACK R. STACEY JR., 49,           and called for paramedics.
The Orlando Sentinel in 1969          Cool Springs Circle, Ocoee,       The man survived.
about becoming an officer in          died Tuesday, Dec. 26. Capt.      But the woman who helped
1936.                                 Stacey retired after 26 years     him died Dec. 15 of
In those days, there was only         with the Orlando Police           respiratory failure. She was
one car patrolling the streets        Department.                       47.
of Orlando, he recalled.              Born in Orlando, he was a         Steele         loved        law
Randall      James,        Mayor      lifelong resident of Central      enforcement, her husband,
Glenda Hood's chief of staff,         Florida. He was a second-         Sonny, said. She worked for
said Stacey was a model of            generation Orlando police         OPD for six years.
integrity on and off the force.       officer. His father, Deputy       Born in Detroit, she moved to
''He was not only a model             Chief Jack Stacey, was a 33-      Central Florida in 1976.
manager       in the police           year     veteran     of     the   During her spare time, Steele
department, but he was a              department.                       enjoyed painting and making
model      citizen     in    our      Following retirement, Capt.       crafts. She liked angels,
community,'' James said.              Stacey served as executive        fairies        and        other
Stacey's police legacy lives          director of the Central Florida   metaphysical-type objects.
on through his son, Jack R.           CrimeLine Program and the         She enjoyed going to the
Stacey Jr., a captain on the          Speakout Hotline Program for      beach and camping, and she
Orlando force.                        School Safety. He was a           always       kept      personal
The younger Stacey was                graduate of UCF and the FBI       journals. She often worked on
sworn in on Sept. 18, 1972 -          National Academy. He was          home repairs, helping with
36 years to the day after his         also past president of the        the plumbing and carpentry,
father took the pledge.               UCF Alumni Association and        Sonny Steele said.
''When I was 14, I said               past chairman of the board of     She was a member of
'Daddy, I think I want to             directors for the Center for      American Business Women's
become a police officer,' and         Independent Living of Central     Association and Beta Sigma
he said, 'If you ever tell me         Florida. He was a member          Phi.
that again I'll kick your butt,' ''   and ordained deacon of First      Steele also is survived by a
Stacey said, chuckling at the         Baptist Church of Orlando.        son, Scott B. Sutton, Orlando;
memory. ''But, he really was          His survivors include: wife,      daughters, Kimberly Sutton
very proud.''                         Robin; sons, Jack R., Lewis       and Desiree Hudson, both of
Stacey was a member of the            G., both of Orlando; brother,     Orlando;      mother,    Grace
National Guard, a charter             Edward        W.       Brooks,    Ritchie,    Brandon;     father,
member of the Bahia Shrine            California; sisters, Sara L.      Edward McConnell, Warren,
Temple and           a    charter     Sullivan, Orlando, Barbara S.     Mich.;      brothers,     Steve
member of the Oriental Band.          Jones, Winter Park. Dobbs         Hendricks, Brandon, Ron
He belonged to the Florida            Funeral Home-West Orlando         McConnell         and      Mike
Peace Officers Association            Chapel.                           McConnell, both of Warren;
and the Fraternal Order of                                              and      a     sister,    Cindy
Police. He also served in the         Orlando Sentinel, The             Bughagiar, Warren.
U.S. Navy during World War            (FL) - December 17, 1996          Services are being handled
II.                                                                     by Carey Hand Colonial
Besides his son, he is                                                  Funeral Home, Orlando.
survived by his wife, Blanche;
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT OBITS
Orlando Sentinel, The              help       consumers         lodge     Grande Avenue, Orlando,
(FL) - November 21, 1995           complaints in small claims             died Sunday, Dec. 8. She
STISSEL,       ANDREW              cases. He won election two             was a homemaker. Born in
JACKSON                            years later with 7,000 votes           Munich,     Germany,    she
                                   more       than     his    closest     moved to Central Florida in
69, Mayodan, N.C., died
Friday, Nov. 17. Mr. Stissel       opponent.                              1956. She was Russian
was a retired lieutenant           As a county judge, Stone               Orthodox. She was a member
detective for the Orlando          handled misdemeanor cases              of the Republican National
Police Department. He was          and lawsuits involving less            Committee and was a
born in Fayette County,            than $5,000. He was re-                German translator for the
W.Va. A member of Mayodan          elected in 1982 and 1986 and           Orlando Police Department.
Church of God Prophecy, he         served until he was bedridden          Survivors include: daughter,
                                   by his illness in December.            Isabella   Goerss,   Miami;
also belonged to the Police
Bereavement      Association.      In a 1982 Orlando Sentinel             mother, Sophie Koczubej,
Survivors: sons, Allen D.,         poll, lawyers praised Stone's          Longwood;               two
Orlando, Robert G., Apopka;        compassion as a judge. One             grandchildren.    Woodlawn
daughters, Shirley G. Eller,       said he was ''a Southern               Funeral Home, Orlando.
Spring,     Texas,      Cindi      gentleman who can call you
Seigworth, Apopka; sisters,        'sir' and sentence you to a            Orlando Sentinel, The
Magdalene            Hodges,       year in jail in the same               (FL) - January 11, 1990
                                   breath.''                              THUMA,             TERRY
Mayodan,     Betty    Wright,
Greenville,    S.C.,    Della      During his tenure, Stone often         ORLANDO         OFFICER
                                   took strong stands on issues
Lescrynski, Madison, N.C.,                                                SHOT IN '77 DIES
Alice Duckworth, Albany, Ga.;      that concerned him.
                                                                          An Orlando police officer
eight grandchildren. Colonial      In 1980 he struck down an
                                                                          shot and paralyzed during a
Funeral Home, Madison              Orlando ordinance designed
                                                                          drug raid in 1977 died
                                   to rid the city of transients by
                                                                          Tuesday in his home in
                                   prohibiting       sleeping        or
Orlando Sentinel, The                                                     Jasper, Ga.
                                   reclining on park benches. In
(FL) - February 6, 1987            his opinion, Stone defended
                                                                          Terry Thuma, 41, had been in
STONE, J.C. 'JAKE' JR.,                                                   Orlando during the weekend
                                   what         he      called        a
58,     'AN     HONEST,                                                   for the retirement of Orlando
                                   constitutional ''right to loaf.''
CARING JUDGE'                                                             police Lt. Bob Hutter, said
                                   Retired from the Army, Stone
Orange County JUDGE J.C.                                                  Capt. Charlie Edwards.
                                   was a member of the South
''JAKE'' STONE JR. died at                                                Thuma, who had been on the
                                   Orlando Kiwanis Club, an
his     home     in    Orlando                                            force seven years, was
                                   administrator of the Boy
Thursday after a long bout                                                serving a search warrant on
                                   Scouts of America, a member
with colon cancer. He was 58.                                             Oak Street near Altamonte
                                   of the Orlando Touchdown
                                                                          Springs when he was shot.
Stone, first elected to the        Club and a past president of
bench in 1978, was known for                                              Edwards said he watched
                                   the Orlando Humane Society.
his gentlemanly manner and                                                from the street as a man
                                   He lived at 4919 Briar Oak
his concern for people.                                                   came to the door and fired a
                                   Circle and was a member of
Orange       County      Sheriff                                          single shot at Thuma with a
                                   Pine Castle United Methodist
Lawson Lamar, a close                                                     .22-caliber rifle. The man,
                                   Church.
friend, said he was ''the most                                            John A. Reese, later was
                                   His father, J.C. Stone Sr.,
honest and caring judge I                                                 acquitted by a jury in the
                                   was a former Orlando police
                                                                          shooting. Reese told the
ever had the pleasure of           chief.
knowing. We will sorely miss                                              jurors he thought Thuma was
                                   Stone is survived by his wife,
him.''                                                                    a burglar.
                                   S. Laverne.
A native of Orlando, Stone                                                Edwards said Thuma died
                                   Pine Castle Memorial Chapel
graduated from the old                                                    about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, but
                                   Funeral Home, Orlando, is in
Orlando High School. He                                                   the cause of his death was
                                   charge of arrangement
worked for a family furniture                                             not known.
                                                                          Orlando         police   have
business and graduated from        Orlando Sentinel, The
                                                                          scheduled a memorial service
the University of Florida Law      (FL) - December 13, 1991
School. He began practicing                                               for Thuma at 2 p.m. Saturday
                                   Deceased          Name:                at the station.
law in 1967, specializing in       BARBARA
real estate and family law.
                                   VONKOCZUBEJ                            Orlando Sentinel, The
Stone narrowly lost a 1976
race for county judge but kept     SZUBSKI                                (FL) - December 17, 2001
a campaign promise to write        BARBARA VONKOCZUBEJ                    TIMMES,     JOHN       F.
a simplified complaint form to     SZUBSKI, 69, South Rio                 "DEACON JACK"
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT OBITS
JOHN F. "DEACON JACK"              moved to Leesburg from             Center. Details of his injuries
TIMMES,       73,     Lafayette    Orlando in 1985. He was a          were not available.
Avenue, Winter Park, died          member of the Church of            Neither Turner or Luke was
Sunday,     Dec.      16,    of    Jesus Christ of Latter-day         wearing a seat belt, said
congestive heart failure. Mr.      Saints. He was a member of         Winter        Garden      police
Timmes was an Orlando              the Fraternal Order of Police.     spokesman Sgt. Buddy Nash.
police officer. Born in Far        He was a Navy veteran.             Garrett was secured in a
Rockaway, N.Y., he moved to        Survivors:    wife,     Sylvia     child's car seat.
Central Florida in 1953. He        Tucker; sons, Mike Tucker,         Nash said Turner was
was a deacon and a member          Yalaha,     Chris     Tucker,      traveling east on S.R. 50,
at St. Margaret Mary Catholic      Orlando; daughter, Jamie           about a half mile east of State
Church, Winter Park. He was        Colleen    Tucker;     sisters,    Road 545 when Luke's
a member of the Knights of         Delores      Amiel,      Niles,    westbound 1980 Ford ran off
Columbus. He was an Army           Mich.,Bonnie Coffinger, South      the road then swerved back
veteran of World War II.           Bend, Ind., Patti Jo Johnson,      across the road.
Survivors: wife, Miriam; sons,     Buchanan; one grandson.            Turner's Toyota Supra struck
John, Bill, both of Winter         Page-Theus Funeral Home,           the passenger side of his car.
Park; sister, Anne Marie           Leesburg.                          Turner did not have time to
Scheiner, Winter Park; five                                           avoid hitting Luke's car, Nash
grandchildren. Carey Hand          Orlando Sentinel, The              said.
Cox-Parker, Winter Park.           (FL) - October 21, 1991            Turner and Luke were both
                                   TURNER, DIANNE                     trapped in their vehicles,
Orlando Sentinel, The              COP'S       LIFE       OF          Nash said, and rescuers had
(FL) - October 25, 1991                                               to use special equipment to
                                   TRAGEDY,        TRIUMPH
Deceased Name: JAMES                                                  cut through the wreckage to
                                   ENDS IN CRASH A 2-                 remove them.
H. ''SHORTY'' TRULOCK              CAR ACCIDENT EARLY
JAMES        H.      ''SHORTY''                                       Nash       said    investigators
                                   SUNDAY       IN     WEST           estimate Turner was traveling
TRULOCK, 66, 920 Fort Lane
Drive,      Orlando,       died
                                   ORANGE           COUNTY            about 40 to 45 mph. They
Thursday, Oct. 24. Born in         CLAIMS THE LIFE OF                 had not determined how fast
Orlando, he was a lifelong         ORLANDO POLICE SGT.                Luke was going or what
resident. He was a retired         things were on an upswing          caused the accident.
police officer for the Orlando     for Sgt. Diana Turner, who         Nash said police had taken
Police Department. He was          time after time had hit with       blood samples from Nash to
a member of the First Baptist      gusto the many curveballs life     check for alcohol or drugs. No
Church of Lake Buena Vista.        had thrown at her.                 charges have been filed, but
                                   That string came to a tragic       an investigation is continuing.
He was a member of the
                                   end Sunday when Turner, a          Luke, who lives at the
Fraternal Order of Police,
Florida Peace Officers, and        national         award-winning     Clermont Sands Apartments,
the Old Timers Club, Orlando.      Orlando police officer, was        works as a stockman at the
Survivors:      wife,    Myrtle;   killed in a two-car crash in       Publix       supermarket       in
daughters, Susan Simpson,          west Orange County. She            Clermont, said store manager
Laura Perry, Cynthia Haley,        was taking her 4-year-old son      Carl Riggs.
all of Orlando; brother, Roma,     to his baby sitter before her      A neighbor said Luke had
                                   shift at the department's office   been living at the Sands for
Orlando;      sister,    Helen,
                                   at the Orlando International       several years. Luke's parents
Orlando; five grandchildren;
one            great-grandson.     Airport.                           live in the Clermont area, the
Hawthorne Funeral Home,            The accident occurred on           neighbor said.
Orlando.                           State Road 50 near Winter          Orlando Police Chief Dan
                                   Garden, where Turner lived.        Wilson was out of town
                                   When paramedics arrived at         Sunday and could not be
Orlando Sentinel, The
                                   4:36 a.m., Turner, 41, was         reached for comment, but the
(FL) - August 16, 2000                                                news saddened Turner's
TUCKER, ROBERT E.                  already dead. Her son,
                                   Garrett, was taken to West         fellow officers.
ROBERT E. TUCKER, 64                                                  ''It's a loss. She was a good
. . . retired police sergeant      Orange Hospital with minor
                                   injuries. He was listed in         person. Everybody in the
MR. TUCKER, 28535 Helena                                              department who knew her
Run Drive, Leesburg, died          stable condition Sunday.
                                   The other driver, Rodriguez        liked her. She was very
Sunday, Aug. 13. He was a                                             responsible with a strong
                                   F. Luke, 27, of Clermont was
retired police sergeant for the                                       work ethic,'' said Lt. John
Orlando Police Department.         in serious condition Sunday
                                   at Orlando Regional Medical        Stum, who worked with
Born in Buchanan, Mich., he                                           Turner.
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT OBITS
Added        Capt.      George     happen in my life,'' said           left the Orlando Police
McNamara, who worked with          Turner.                             Department after 30 years
her at the airport before he       ''I don't get all tied up in my     on the job, but he never had
was transferred to the             problems. You've got to look        time for retirement.
criminal investigation division,   at the positive side and what       Whether puttering with his
''It's a shame. She was a          you want to work toward.''          Model T Ford or working as a
good cop, universally liked by                                         security      officer,    Warren
everybody.       She    thought    Orlando Sentinel, The               enjoyed keeping busy, said
about others more than             (FL) - October 23, 1991             Yvette Saladino, one of his
herself.''                         Deceased            Name:           daughters in Orlando.
Sunday's accident was the          DIANNA M. TURNER                    ''There was no reason to just
closing chapter in a life filled   DIANNA M. TURNER, 41,               stop. He thought there was
with obstacles but tempered                                            always so much more out
                                   17050 Alps St., Orlando, died
by recent sweet success.           Sunday, Oct. 20. She was            there,'' she said.
Turner's father was killed by      killed in an automobile             Warren died Friday, about
lightning when she was 14.         accident. Born in Jackson           two months after heart
Her mother struggled to raise      County, Ill., she moved to          surgery. He was 82.
three      children.     Turner    Orlando from Pennsylvania in        Warren was a World War II
managed        to    win    two    1975. She was a police              veteran who moved to
scholarships and worked her        officer for the Orlando Police      Orlando in the 1940s. He
way through Southern Illinois                                          joined the Orlando Police
                                   Department. She was a
University at Carbondale.          member of Pine Hills Baptist        Department and eventually
After receiving her English        Church. She was a member            became a sergeant before
degree in 1973, she married        and past president of the           retiring in 1977.
an      engineer,     Lawrence     Central Florida Association of      He oversaw the booking area
Widman. The two couldn't           Women Police. Survivors:            and taught younger officers
afford a honeymoon, so they        son, Garrett Allyn, Orlando;        how to fill out their reports,
took a camping trip for their      parents, Betty and Carl E.          said Sal Lomonaco, who is
first anniversary.                                                     now a captain with the
                                   Baeumel, Sebring; sister,
A car accident cut that trip       Sharen         Jean      Kuhnke,    department.
short. Widman was killed, and      Hillsboro, Ill.; brother, S. Mark   ''Smokey would play the
Turner was seriously injured.      Shirley, Desoto, Ill. Woodlawn      grump, but he was really a
Doctors told her she would         Funeral Home, Orland                nice guy,'' Lomonaco said.
never walk again if she lived.                                         ''He was like a grandfather for
But she did recover and                                                the new troops.''
                                   Orlando Sentinel, The
landed a sales job at Walt                                             Warren gained his nickname
Disney World. At 31, she           (FL) - March 25, 1999               from his career in law
answered an advertisement          TURNER, HELEN F.                    enforcement. Those years left
about joining the police force.    83, Clarcona-Ocoee Road,            an impression on Saladino:
Turner was sworn in as an          Apopka, died Monday, March          She currently is a deputy with
officer in 1982 and remarried      22. Ms. Turner was an               the Seminole County Sheriff's
two years later. The marriage      Orlando Police Department           Office.
ended in divorce in 1988.          radio operator and deputy           Warren, a tall, husky man,
But perhaps her brightest          sheriff for Polk County. She        was full of life and seemed
moment came in 1990 when           was born in Cornett. She was        younger than his years, she
she won the Take Charge            Baptist. Survivors: daughters,      said. He took the job as a
Award presented each year          Betty Mooty, Miriam Johnson,        security officer at Tamar Inns
by Clairol Inc. to women who       both of Apopka; sister,             13 years ago and was always
change the course of their         Mildred     Byland,    Winter       ready to work for others.
lives after age 30 and make        Garden; seven grandchildren;        ''If someone got sick or
significant contributions to       15 great-grandchildren; nine        needed a day off, he'd work
their      professions      and    great-great-grandchildren.          for them,'' she said.
communities.                       Collison Carey Hand Funeral         ''He was working until about
That distinction landed her a      Home, Ocoee                         eight weeks ago.''
trip to New York to appear on                                          Warren is          survived by
NBC's Today show.                  Orlando Sentinel, The               Saladino and two other
In a 1990 Orlando Sentinel         (FL) - August 2, 1998               daughters, Roberta, Loudon,
interview, Turner revealed her     WARREN,      Robert A.              Tenn., and Yvonne Willis,
philosophy on life.                                                    Orlando; two grandchildren;
                                   “Smokey”       ORLANDO
''I never really thought about                                         and one great-grandchild.
having so many bad things          OFFICER DIDN'T SLOW                 Carey Hand Colonial Funeral
                                   DOWN IN RETIREMENT                  Home, 2811 Curry Ford Road
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT OBITS
in Orlando, is handling the        College and was a Marine          ARTHUR L. WILSON SR.,
arrangements.                      veteran of the Vietnam War.       61, Romona Lane, Orlando,
                                   He is survived by his wife,       died Monday, May 28, from
Daytona Beach News-                Melba        Wiggins        of    complications of a stroke. Mr.
Journal (FL) - July 17,            Chattahoochee; a son, Mike        Wilson was a retired officer
2003                               Wiggins of Chattahoochee;         for the Orlando Police Dept.
WAYER, ERIC                        two daughters, Christine A.       Born in Quincy, he moved to
MAY 7, 1945 – JULY 14,             Belanger of Chattahoochee         Central Florida in 1956. He
2003                               and Jennifer Belanger of          was a member of Fraternal
ORANGE CITY - Eric Rand            Orlando; a brother, John L.       Order of Police and Elks
Wayer, 58, of Roberts Street,      Wiggins of San Diego; a           Royal Palm Lodge 439. He
who retired as a lieutenant of     sister, Sara K. Canfield of       was a member of St.
                                   Pine Beach, N.J.; and several     Lawrence      AME     Church.
the      Orlando         Police
Department, died Monday at         nieces and nephews.               Survivors: sons, Gregory T.,
Florida          Hospital-Fish                                       Arthur Jr., Richard J., all of
Memorial.                          Orlando Sentinel, The             Orlando; daughters, Sylvia
Mr. Wayer, a Marine veteran        (FL) - December 28, 1993          D., Cheryl, Brenda D.,
of the Vietnam War, was born       WILLIAMS, WARNER R.               Pamela, Nancy W. Culberth,
in Orlando and was a lifelong      WARNER R. WILLIAMS, 85,           Terri L., Holly M., Shayla P.,
resident of Central Florida.       East Grant Street, Orlando,       Brenda J. Lee, Hazel M.
                                   died Monday, Dec. 27. Mr.         Stephens, all of Orlando;
Survivors include, his wife of
35 years, Louise; a son,           Williams was a retired            mother,     Allie,  Eatonville;
Matthew, Orange City; two          Orlando police officer. Born      brothers, Willie, Rochester,
daughters, Nicola Wayer, St.       in Hartford, Ala., he moved to    N.Y.,      Bernard      Dixon,
Augustine, and Erica Wayer,        Central Florida in 1918. He       Tallahassee, Rusher Dixon,
Orlando; a brother, Peter,         attended Calvary Assembly of      Jacksonville; sisters, Inell
Hart,    Mich.;     and     two    God. Survivors: wife, Emily;      Fleming,     Betty   Johnson,
grandchildren. Alavon Direct       son,      Gerald,     Orlando;    Barbara     Haynes,    Delma
                                   daughter,       Jean     Kent,    Brinson, Georgia Character,
Cremation, South Daytona, is
in charge.                         Altamonte Springs; three          Josephine, all of Eatonville;
                                   grandchildren. Carey Hand         12 grandchildren. Mitchell's
                                   Colonial     Funeral    Home,     Funeral Home, Orlando.
Tallahassee     Democrat
                                   Orlando.
(FL) - August 30, 1998                                               Orlando Sentinel, The
WIGGINS,          Howard           Orlando Sentinel, The             (FL) - March 18, 1994
Shelley                            (FL) - December 20, 1994          WIRT, MARTIN L. JR.
Howard Shelley Wiggins, 55,        WILLIAMSON, ROBERT                MARTIN L. WIRT JR., 67,
of     Chattahoochee       died                                      South Semoran Boulevard,
Friday.
                                   EUGENE
                                   ROBERT               EUGENE       Orlando, died Wednesday,
No     service     has    been                                       March 16. Mr. Wirt was an
                                   WILLIAMSON, 87, Muriel
scheduled.            Memorial                                       officer for the Orlando Police
                                   Street, Orlando, died Sunday,
contributions may be made to                                         Department. Born in Salem,
                                   Dec. 18. Mr. Williamson was
the Lupus Foundation of                                              Va., he moved to Central
                                   a retired Orlando police
America, 2909 Brandemere                                             Florida in 1950. He was
                                   officer. Born in Longwood,
Drive, Tallahassee 32308, or                                         Baptist. He was a member of
                                   he was a lifelong Central
the Alzheimers Foundation,                                           Fraternal Order of Police,
                                   Florida resident. He was
1400      N.     Monroe     St.,                                     Orlando chapter, and an
                                   Protestant and a member of
Tallahassee 32308, or the                                            Army veteran of World War II.
                                   the Fraternal Order of Police,
Chattahoochee branch of the                                          Survivors: wife, Edith; sons,
                                   DAV. He was an Army
American Cancer Society,                                             Larry, Stephen, both of
                                   veteran.    Survivors:    wife,
P.O. Box 974, Chattahoochee                                          Orlando; daughters, Jeannie
                                   Rachael; daughter, Judith
32324.                                                               Mhoon,        Laport,   Texas,
                                   Gillett,    DeLand;        one
A native of Bascom, he had                                           Jennifer,     Austin,   Texas,
                                   granddaughter.        Baldwin-
lived in Chattahoochee since                                         Rebecca Thompson, Odessa,
                                   Fairchild   Funeral    Home,
1958. He was a detective                                             Texas;      brothers,  James,
                                   Orlando.
sergeant with the Orlando                                            Christiansburg, Va., Glen
Police Department at the                                             Ray, Sanford; sisters, Marie
time of his retirement. He also    Orlando Sentinel, The
                                                                     Carr, Astor, Betty Biggs,
worked as an evening               (FL) - May 31, 2001               Orlando; three grandchildren.
security      supervisor     at    WILSON,      ARTHUR L.            Baldwin-Fairchild Goldenrod-
Tallahassee         Community      SR.                               Winter Park Chapel, Winter
                                                                     Park.
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