Big Ray Hill was definitely the handyman in the family and while he would not “touch anything electric” as he would say, he will be missed as “Mr. Fix It.”
Alden Franklin moved to Leesburg in 2014 from Danville, Indiana. He was a truck driver and was a member of the Moose Lodge, Masonic Lodge, and he was a Shriner.
Eunice Chisolm graduated from Lake County Training School in Leesburg Florida. She was employed by McGraw Hill Book Company for 29 years as a Supervisor. After retirement she worked part time for H&R Block as a tax preparer for 15 years.
Ed Taylor enjoyed fishing, boating, and when he was younger, duck hunting.
John Ehman and his wife moved to Leesburg 10 years ago from North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Plantation Golf Club League.
Elizabeth McEmber enjoyed raising beloved house cats, playing her grand piano and Hammond organ, gardening, attending concerts and theatre productions, traveling to beaches in Florida and mountains in Virginia, collecting antiques, and reading novels and history books.
Bruce Bowen was a lifelong resident of Leesburg. He worked in the construction business all of his life as a finish carpenter. Many of the businesses and homes in the Leesburg area contain his beautiful workmanship.
Mildred worked as a telephone operator at Florida Telephone Company where she retired after 29 years.