Julian E. Moore
Julian E. Moore, age 77, of Crestview, Fla., died Sunday, July 19, 1998, at his home after an extended illness.
He was born in Roanoke, Va., and had been a resident of the Crestview area since 1991. He was Protestant by faith.
Survivors include his sons, Larry E. Moore of Muscle Shoals, Ala., and Joseph Aplin of Koonson, Korea; daughter and son-in-law, Faye and Gary Johnson of Crestview; brothers, David C. Moore of Sun City Center, Fla., and Curtis K. Moore of Roanoke, Va.; numerous nieces and nephews; 17 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at McLaughlin Chapel in Crestview from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at McLaughlin Chapel in Crestview with the Rev. Raymond Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Live Oak Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family wishes to express their thanks to Hospice of Northwest Florida in their time of need.
McLaughlin-Aultman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Iva L. Hicks
Iva L. Hicks, age 64, passed away Monday night, July 20, 1998, in a local health care facility surrounded by her family that she loved so dearly.
Mrs. Hicks was born in Jersey Shore, Pa., but had lived in this area for the past 35 years. She loved nature and animals, especially her cats. She also enjoyed her soap operas. She will be sincerely missed by all who knew and loved her.
Mrs. Hicks is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Harry and Patricia Sweeney of Crestview, Fla.; daughters, Theresa Hicks of Crestview and Shiela Pace of Milton, Fla.; and six other children throughout the country. She also leaves several grandchildren and great-grandchildren who she loved.
A graveside funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, July 23, at 10 a.m. at Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Bill White officiating. Burial will follow in Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery in Crestview.
McLaughlin-Aultman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
May Beverly Puterbaugh
May Beverly Puterbaugh, a native of Beverly Hills, Calif., and resident of Mobile, Ala., died at her residence Monday, July 20, 1998.
She is survived by her son, Richard Puterbaugh of Wellington, Mo.; daughters, Donna Hinesley of Crestview, Fla., and Jackie Woodard of Mobile; son-in-law, James Woodard; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Elizabeth Young of North Hollywood, Calif.; and other relatives.
A memorial service will be held from St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1050 Azalea Road, on Friday, July 24, at 11 a.m.
Arrangements by Pine Crest Funeral Home, Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile.
Mary Ann Grantham
Mary Ann Barrow Grantham, age 78, of Crestview, Fla., went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday evening, July 20, 1998, from the Bay Heritage Nursing Home in Niceville, Fla.
Mrs. Grantham was born in Crestview on Sept. 13, 1919, to George W. and Emma C. Jordan Barrow and had been a lifelong resident of the Northwest Florida area. She had faithfully served her Lord as a member of the First Assembly of God in Crestview for over 50 years.
She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survivors include one son and daughter in law, Tommy and Patricia Grantham of Crestview; daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Jerry Schofield, Linda and Jimmy Mattingly, all of Crestview, and Diane and Michael Harris, of Valparaiso, Fla.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lewis and Barbara Barrow and Walter and Joyce Barrow, all of Crestview; sisters and brothers-in-law, Estelle and Neal Robinson of Crestview, and Bertha Mae and Raymond Hallford, of Dorcas, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. Grandchildren are: Michael Schofield, Shari Curtis, Ricky Mattingly, Lisa Williamson, Corky Grantham, Angie Barrow, Tiffianie Talamonte, and Michael, Philip and Melanie Brinson.
A time of visitation will be conducted from Whitehurst Funeral Home on Thursday, July 23, from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted from the First Assembly of God Church Crestview on Friday, July 24, at 10 a.m. with Mrs. Grantham being placed in the church at 9 a.m., one hour prior to the funeral. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. George Skipper and internment will follow the service in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Crestview.
Floral tributes will be accepted at the funeral home.
Arrangements and services are under the direction of Whitehurst Funeral Home, 436 West James Lee Blvd., Crestview.
Charles H. Henderson Sr.
Charles Herman Henderson Sr., age 79, of Niceville, Fla., passed away Monday evening, July 20, 1998, in a local hospital.
Mr. Henderson was born Oct. 9, 1918, in Georgiana, Ala., to the late Zollie Zell and Lela Beasley Henderson. Mr. Henderson was a longtime resident of Okaloosa County, Fla., moving here from Greenville, Ala. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Fort Walton Beach. Mr. Henderson retired in 1981 from Vitro Services Inc. as a motor pool maintenance supervisor.
Mr. Henderson was preceded in death by a brother, Nelson Henderson; and two sisters, Gertha Lee Russell and Cleo Foster. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jewell H. Henderson of Niceville; son, Charles H. Henderson Jr. and wife Harumi of Pensacola, Fla.; daughter, Ann H. Russell and husband Warren of Niceville; daughter, Barbara J. Morris and husband Larry of Milton, Fla.; sister Ernestine Fuller of Greenville, Ala.; seven grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Henderson will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Calvary Baptist Church with the Revs. Ron Archer and Joseph Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery with the Rev. Collis H. Thorn officiating. The family will greet friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road N.E., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.
Richard I. Thayer
Richard I. Thayer, age 74, of Colamba Road, DeBary, Fla., died July 16, 1998.
He was born in Wakefield, Mass., and came to this area in 1987 from Key Largo, Fla. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army Air Corps, having flown 54 missions with the 446th Bomb Squadron and received the Distinguished Flying Cross and the French Guirrie Medal. He retired in 1987 after 20 years as owner/operator of TMA Co. of Miami and Key Largo, Fla. He was a member of the National Association of Paralytic Veterans.
Survivors include son, Ryan S. Thayer of Crestview, Fla.; daughter, Kathryn Phillips of DeBary; and five grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 24, at Deltona Memorial Gardens, 1295 Saxon Blvd., Orange City, Fla., with military honors by VFW Post 8093 in DeBary.
Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, Orange City, Fla. is in charge of arrangements.
Carroll B. Quarles
Carroll B. Quarles, age 67, of Jacksonville, Fla., and formerly of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, surrounded by his loving family.
Bruce graduated from Andrew Jackson High School and was a member of the American Red Cross Life Saving Corp. He had a distinguished 31-year career in the U.S. Air Force and retired as a chief master sergeant. He was then employed by the Air Force Armament Lab at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., for 11 years.
Bruce loved the Lord, his family, and the simple pleasures of life. For many years he was a member of the Eglin Air Force Base Chapel community.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Barbara Brown Quarles; daughter and son-in-law, Beth and David Nelson; grandson, Richmond Ray Nelson; brother, Dick Quarles; sister-in-law, Charlyne and husband Lynwood Roberts; in-laws, Elizabeth and Fred Brown; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Lula T. Howell
Lula T. Howell, age 99, of Baker, Fla., died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at Crestview Nursing and Convalescent Home.
Mrs. Howell was born in Covington County, Ala., and had resided in this area for the past 61 years.
She is survived by two daughters, Lois Williams of Port St. Joe, Fla., and Margaret Wilkinson of Milligan, Fla.; sons and daughters-in-law, James and Heidi Howell of West Palm Beach, Fla., Charles M. and Edna Howell of Crestview, Fla., Dalton and Linda Howell of Cross City, Fla., and John B. and Katherine Howell of Jacksonville, Fla.; brother, John Taylor of Opp, Ala.; sister, Jessie Hamm of Paxton, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, July 24, at Whitehurst Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family would like to take this opportunity to extend their appreciation to the staff at Crestview Nursing and Convalescent Home for the exceptional care given "Mama" during her eight years there.
Arrangements and services under the direction of Whitehurst Funeral Home, Crestview.
Lothar Wilke, age 60, of Mary Esther, Fla., passed away Tuesday evening, July 21, 1998, in a local hospital.
Mr. Wilke was born in Germany on Sept. 5, 1937, to the late Willi and Elisabeth Wilke. He escaped from East Germany into West Germany to escape the communist regime. He then moved to the United States, becoming a citizen in 1992.
Mr. Wilke moved to Mary Esther from Battle Creek, Mich., about a year-and-a-half ago. He retired in October 1994 as a car inspector for the Grand Trunk Railroad after working there for 26 years. He attended Shalimar Presbyterian Church; and loved gardening, music and creating stained glass.
Mr. Wilke is survived by his wife of 31 years, Carolyn Wilke of Mary Esther; daughter, Deborah Jean Reen and husband Tim of Battle Creek, Mich.; daughter, Diane Cecelia Douglas of Battle Creek; daughter, Donna Lorraine Culp of Augusta, Mich.; son, Daniel Richard Culp of Tacoma, Wash.; sister, Heidi Craig and husband Don of Battle Creek; sister, Christel Cornett and husband Harold of Miami; and nine grandchildren.
A memorial service for Mr. Wilke will be conducted on Saturday, July 25, at 2 p.m. in Shalimar Presbyterian Church with Pastor Sam Nelson officiating.
Flowers will be accepted, or those who wish may make donations to the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society, 752 N.W. Lovejoy Road, Mary Esther, in memory of Mr. Lothar Wilke.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road N.E., Fort Walton Beach, entrusted with arrangements.
Milton David Kingcaid
Retired Col. Milton David Kingcaid, U.S. Air Force, passed away Thursday, July 23, 1998, at his residence in Shalimar, Fla.
Retired Col. Kincaid was born on Oct. 24, 1934, in Dallas, Texas. He was a graduate of Texas A&M University in 1958 with a bachelor of science degree in aeronautical engineering. He also earned a master of science degree in systems engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology in 1969. His professional education includes completing the Naval Air War College; Naval Command and Staff College; and Squadron Officer School.
An ROTC distinguished graduate, he was commissioned a second lieutenant on May 23, 1958. He entered navigator training in July 1958 and upon completing advanced navigation/reconnaissance/bombardment training in 1960, he was assigned as a B-47 navigator-bombardier at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. From June 1960 until January 1963 he served as a B-47 navigator-bombardier. After undergoing transition training he was assigned as a B-58 radar-navigator until 1968.
Following graduation from AFIT in 1969 he was assigned to Southeast Asia and flew 152 combat missions as an EB-66 navigator. Upon his return to the states he attended the Naval Command and Staff College, graduating in June 1972. From July 1972 until June 1977 he was assigned to the Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. His positions included chief, Systems Effectiveness Section, deputy of Technical Services Division, and deputy of Flight Test Engineering Division.
In July 1977 he began a tour of duty at HQ Air Force Systems Command, Andrews Air Force Base, Md. During this period he served as the chief of the Engineering Management Division, deputy director for Electronic Warfare and Remotely Piloted Vehicle Systems, chief of the Electronic Warfare Division, and director of Electronic Warfare, Reconnaissance, Intelligence and Defense Suppression Systems.
In July 1981 he was assigned to the Armament Division at Eglin Air Force Base as the assistant for Acquisition Management in the Deputy for Range Systems. In September 1982, Col. Kingcaid became chief of the Armament Laboratory's Munitions Division. He served in this position until assuming command of the Armament Laboratory in May 1983.
Col. Kingcaid was a master navigator and his military awards include the Legion of Merit; Distinguished Flying Cross; Meritorious Service Medal; Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters; and the Air Force Commendation Medal. Upon retiring from the Air Force in 1985, Col. Kingcaid joined San Diego based Science Applications International Corp., SAIC, as vice president and manager of the Shalimar office. Most of his work with SAIC involved contract support to the Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate at Eglin Air Force Base.
After retirement in 1997, Col. Kingcaid remained affiliated with SAIC as a consultant. He was a lifetime member of the Air Force Association; member of Shalimar Pointe Golf and Country Club; Shalimar Yacht Club; and past president of St. Andrew's Society in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
Retired Col. Kingcaid is survived by his wife, Andrina Irene Kingcaid of Shalimar; daughter, Donna Davis and husband Larry of Fort Worth, Texas; daughter, Sherry Hines and husband Larry of Lake Charles, La.; granddaughters, Christina Davis of Fort Worth, and Shelby Hines and Kelsey Hines, both of Lake Charles, La.
Funeral services for retired Col. Kingcaid will be Monday, July 27, at 3 p.m. in Chapel No. 1, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Interment will follow in Beal Memorial Cemetery, with full military honors.
The family will greet friends at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 26.
Flowers will be accepted, but those who wish may make donations to Hospice of Northwest Florida, 1005 W. College Blvd., Suite B, Niceville, FL 32578, in memory of retired Col. Milton David Kingcaid.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road N.E., Fort Walton Beach, is in charge of arrangements.