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CEDAR KEY–Richard H. Judy, 79, former director of Miami International Airport, died Monday, June 20, 2011 in Cedar Key.
Born in Pennsylvania, he was a longtime resident of Miami. He graduated from the University of Miami in 1953, served in the United States Naval Reserves and attended the University of Miami School Of Law.
He had a long career of public service. He was comptroller for the Dade County Port Authority and comptroller to the State of Florida Department of Transportation before becoming the deputy director, then director of the Dade County Aviation Department where he served for 22 years.
He also received numerous awards such as the Wright Memorial Award, Bill Pallot Award and the Public Official of the Year award.
He is survived by his wife, Sonya R. Judy; daughters, Dace J. Ashcraft and Jolie J. Davis; sister Sarah (Sally) Bass; five grandchildren, Alexandra, Caroline, Carter, Lauren and Sarah; a niece and many nephews
Funeral services were held June 25, at the Cedar Key United Methodist Church in Cedar Key. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the local FFA Chapter in Cedar Key.
Online condolences may be sent at www.hiers-baxley.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Chiefland.
Williston–Jacquelin “Jackie” McCallister, 69, died June 25, 2011 in Gainesville. She was born Aug. 27, 1941 to George and Louise Shaw in Vienna, Va. She moved to this area in 1997 coming from Hawthorne via West Virginia.
She spent her adult life as a homemaker, but had spent some time as a Mary Kay Consultant. She was a Christian of the Baptist faith, she belonged to the First Baptist Church of Bronson where she was very active with the youth. She was a past president on the Red Hat Club, as well as the treasurer of the Williston Art League.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, W.W. “Mac” McCallister; son, W.W. “Mac” McCallister Jr.; daughter; Mary Ann Sasser; grandchildren, Jeremy R. Doddridge, Zacharey A. Lake, Abbi M. Lakeand her great-grandchildren; Jordan L. Loredo and Caleb R. Doddridge.
Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church of Bronson June 29, 2011 with the interment at Orange Hill Cemetery in Williston.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked for donations to be made to Hospice of North Central Florida.
Arrangements were under the care of Knauff Funeral Home in Williston, Florida.
Williston–Janice Carol McCluskey, 69, died June 26, 2011.
She was born to Emmett and Virginia Morgan on March 15, 1942 in Chester, Va. She moved to this area about 34 years ago coming from Hollywood. She worked most of her life as a paralegal and loved playing bingo in her spare time. She was a Christian.
She leaves behind her husband, Cloyd T. McCluskey; mother, Virginia Mahoney; son, Robert B. Furr; daughters, Jackie (Steve) Peil, Victoria(Tim) Storey; brother, Bruce (Cindy) Morgan; sisters, Joan (Donald) Bell, Barbara (Al) Smith; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were under the care of Knauff Funeral Home-Williston.
John Waddy Jr.
WILLISTON–John Waddy Jr., mechanic/hobbiestphotographer, 68 was born June 15, 1943 in Shinston W.Va. and passed away June 20, 2011 at the Malcom Randall VAMC in Gainesville.
He resided in Williston but was from Detroit. Mich. He was preceded in death by his father, John Waddy Sr., mother Rose Mary Waddy and sister Linda Hale.
He was the father of Angela Shepherd and husband Rick, grandfather of Misty Harrison and husband Robert, Ricky Shepherd and wife Julie, and Dustin Shepherd all of London, Ky. He was a brother to Rose Marie Bretzlaff and husband Tom of Canton, Mich., Anthony Waddy and Barb of S.t Charles, Mo. and Joe Waddy of Melbourne. He was an uncle to Tommy, Johnny, Eugene, Jeffrey, Rose Mary, Anthony and Mathew. Last but not least he also left behind his dog, Harley.
Private memorial services will be held in Florida as well as Kentucky and proudly he will be taking his last motorcycle ride with the Patriot Guard Riders, who will be transporting him to Kentucky in Honor of his service to our country.
Special Thank yous and our greatest appreciation to the Patriot Guard Riders, Susie Lyons and the VAMC Staff & Sue Carlton. As well as Al Ferris and Jo Strausbaugh, true friends till the end and a huge blessing to his family and in his own words "Until We Meet Again".