Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Hendry-Glades Obituaries

Solon William Duncan, age 82, of Alva, passed away at home July 29, 2012 in Alva, FL.
He was born Aug. 26, 1929 in Ocala, FL, to the late Solon S. and the late Lottie (Duey) Duncan.

He was a lifetime Florida Cracker. He served in the Army during the Korean War from Jan 25, 1951 to June 30, 1954 and was a POW. He was a member of the Olga Baptist Church in Alva. He retired from the Lee County Electric Coop.

Survivors include his wife: Annie Bernice (Willis) Duncan and five sons: Danny (Diane) Duncan, Solon (Jill) Duncan, Duey (Lisa) Duncan, Gary (Lori) Duncan, J.P. (Jodi) Duncan, brother: Tommy (Florence) Duncan, grandchildren: Richard (Ali) Ronco, Melissa Duncan, Danielle Duncan (Parker) Gauntt, Derrick Duncan, Ramsey Duncan, Chandler Duncan, Joella Duncan, Brittany Bennett, Dylan Duncan, Devyn Duncan and great-grandchild Colton Ronco.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday Aug 2, 2012 at Crossroads Baptist Church, 10721 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33905, with Rev. Rowe officiating. Interment will be in Alva Cemetery, Alva, FL.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lee County Humane Society, 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33912

Loyas Rudolph Barton, Sr., age 87, of Clewiston, passed away July 30, 2012 in Clewiston.
He was born Jan. 3, 1925 in Pitts , GA, to the late John Riley and the late Alice (Chastain) Barton. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and a longtime Scout Leader in Clewiston.

Survivors include his wife: Theresa M. Stanton Barton, sons: Rudy (Rhonda) Barton of Portland, OR and Philip (Mary Faith) Barton of Clewiston, step son, Matt (Amy) Stanton of Clewiston, brother: John (Elizabeth) Barton of TN, sister: Betty Newman of Clewiston, grandchildren, Greg Barton, Jillian Barton, Colin Barton and step grandchildren, Matt Stanton, Michael Stanton and Mark Stanton.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at the First Christian Church in Clewiston. Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston.

Charles Manuel Martinez, age 75, of Clewiston, passed away July 29, 2012 in Loxahatchee, FL.
He was born Aug. 4, 1936 in Santiago de Cuba to the late Carlos Manuel and the late Argelia Maria (Vegas) Martinez.

Charlie retired from U.S. Sugar after 42 years. He served as a volunteer firefighter for 25 years with Clewiston VFD. Charles was also a County Commissioner for Hendry County and a translator for Hendry County Sheriff's Office and Clewiston Police Department. He was a Justice of the Peace for many years and performed many marriage ceremonies throughout Hendry County.

Survivors include his wife: Gayle (Baldree) Martinez of Clewiston, Children: Christy (John) Potter of West Palm Beach, Debbie Williams of Colorado Springs, CO and Rick Martinez of Clewiston, step children, Belinda (Rick) Smith of Clewiston, FL: Rebecca (Russ) Langford of Umatilla and Sarah Thompson of Clewiston, brother: Cesar Martinez of Sebring and sister: Isabel (Gaylan) Harrison of Clewiston, grandchildren: Christian Potter, Justin Potter, Alicia Williams, Leah Rose Cunningham, John Carlos Martinez, Chiniah Rose Martinez, Chelsa Gosa, Alan Smith, Kamie Fischer (Caleb Fischer), Wesley Langford, Rusty Langford; Jase Thompson, Jonathan Thompson and great-grandchild: Samantha Fischer

A gathering will be held Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at The Outreach Center in back of The Evangel Assembly Of God in Clewiston. Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston.

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