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David Frederick Willoughby

David Frederick Willoughby, 73, passed away January 12, 2020 at Palm Garden of Ocala in Ocala, FL.  He is now in heaven with his Lord and Savior. David was born June 27, 1946 to Sam David and June Elaine Willoughby, in Newport News, VA. He grew up and attended school in Calvert County, MD before moving, with his family, to Marion County in 1970.

David was part owner and operator of Willoughby’s Produce in Ocala, FL for over 40 years.  He always referred to himself as a “Produceologist”. He was a true cowboy at heart and was nicknamed  “Cowboy Dave”.  He loved being with his family, watching the western channel and reading about the “Old West”. David was a member of the Belleview United Methodist Church and served in the Chancel Choir, as a children’s Sunday school teacher and supported many ministries through the church.  He was proud of his Lord and would tell anyone about Jesus.

David is survived by his wife of 46 years, Susie Taylor Willoughby, Belleview; 2 children, Samuel W. Willoughby (Jennifer), TN and Samantha C. Ewart (Leckford), Belleview, FL: 2 brothers Daniel, (Elaine) and Donald (Gabriela): 2 grandchildren, Brayden, and Mabry; niece, Jennifer and 4 nephews Jason, Greg, Brian and Christopher.

David touched many lives with his smile, laughter and his love for Jesus. His family and friends will miss him dearly.

Memorial service for David will be Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:00 am, at Belleview United Methodist Church, located across from Belleview Elementary in Belleview, FL.  Luncheon and committal will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Marion County or Belleview United Methodist Church



Janet Turner, age 53, of Ocklawaha, FL, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019. She was born in Euclid, OH on June 28, 1966 and spent most of her life in Shelbyville, KY.

She is survived by her husband William “Bill” Fox; mother Ingrid Preston; brothers Steven Hayden and Jason Hayden; sister Jill C. Hayden; nephews Jerry, Ryan and Alexander Hayden; and nieces Magan, Rebecca, Bethany, Makeyla and Mauriana Hayden. She was preceded in death by her father James C. Hayden and nephew J. R. Hayden.

A memorial service will be held at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1511 Buenos Aires Blvd, The Villages, FL on Saturday, January 18, 2019 at 4pm. Service date in Kentucky to be announced.

Memorial contributions may be made to ASPCA.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Samuel Charles Streapy

Samuel Charles Streapy of Summerfield, FL passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.  He was 94½ years old.  He was so glad he passed that threshold.  Sam was a sergeant in the US Army during World War II, Combat Brigade Battle of the Bulge.  He was awarded the bronze star among other medals.

He was born to George and Anna Streapy of Perkasie, PA.  He lived there for a while before coming to FL to be with family.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife Mary.

Sam was a carpenter by trade and loved doing woodwork around the house.  He made glider swings, gazebos and such.  His family loved him and all his inventions.  He also loved riding lawn mowers and working on small motors.  He loved all his neighbors, especially Bruce.  He enjoyed being with his family on birthdays and holidays.  He always had us laughing!

He is survived by his son George Streapy, daughter, Margie (Jim) Logue, 3 grandchildren, Michael (Linda) Logue, David (Rebecca) Logue and Charles Logue; his brother, Willard (Ruth) Streapy and many nieces and nephews.

Daddy, I loved you to the end.

Sam will be laid to rest at Florida National Cemetery on January 23, 2020.

Condolences may be sent to the family at



Dominick Joseph Giaco, 64, of Belleview passed away at home on Thursday, January 9, 2020. He was a native of Brooklyn, NY and moved to South Florida in 1969 and to Belleview in the late 1990s.

He was a skilled craftsman by trade and loved spending time on boats, bicycles, and motorcycles.

Survivors include his son, Matthew Dominick Giaco of Phoenix, AZ; sisters Angela M. Coon of Summerfield and Francine (Robert) Moon of Ocala. He is predeceased by his parents Constance and Frank Dominick Giaco and brother-in-law Leonard Coon.

Online condolences may be sent at



Alford M. Pittsley age 75 passed away Friday January 03, 2020; at Ted and Diane’s Brandley House in Summerfield, FL.

He was born in East Freetown, MA, in 1944, son of the late Charles Wand the late Frances O. Pittsley.

He is survived by his wife Susan Pittsley; three sons Barry D and his wife Angilia, Chris D and his wife Jennifer, Eric and his wife Michele. Two brothers Franklin Pittsley of Summerfield FL and William H. and his wife Gloria Pittsley of Rehoboth, MA. Nine grandchildren Nicole, Brandon, Kiley, Chris Jr., Kayleigh, Madison, Leah, Alexzander and Cameron. Four great-grandchildren Emily, Allison, Braxton and Paislee. Many sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws, nieces and nephews.

He loved life and was a special person. He was always helping everyone and doing things for others out of kindness and love. He was a great husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He liked to collect model cars, pictures and odd things. He loved life, his family, friends and all people. He was loved by all his family and friends and will be missed deeply.

A “Celebration of Life” will be held at the Cherokee Park Community Building in Belleview on Saturday January 18· 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Located at 5641 SE 113th Place Belleview FL 34420 (behind Sun Trust off Hwy 484).



William E. Northrup Sr., died July 21, 2019. Born in Lowville N.Y. to Evelyn and Leon Northrup on August 17, 1937, one of 12 children.

Francis and Margaret Northrup; Richard and Georgia Northrup; Ronald Northrup; James Northrup; Kenneth and Kathy Northrup, Lee and Carol Northrup, John and Arline Northrup, Patrica and Harold Burker; Marge and Leon Wenk; Elizabeth and Ray Szalach.

Graduated from Lowville High School, June 1954.

Married Janet E. Leffingruell on November 22, 1956. Children are son, William E. Northrup Jr., 4-22-57, died 12-22-07; daughter, Brenda M. guy, 3-2-65, died 9-7-15; grandson John W. Boe 1-30-82, died 9-14-08.

Survived by son, Timothy M. Northrup and Terri Hopkins and ex wife Janet E. Northrup; daughter and granddaughter Theresa and Kimberly Boe.

Before coming to Belleview, FL in 1981, he worked in NY state at Sears & Roebuck and as a car salesman.

In Florida he sold cars at several dealers and last worked for Scroggie Real Estate, retiring after 25 years.

Burial will be the Northrup Cemetery in Lowville, N.Y.



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