Cedar Key Beacon Obituaries

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April 25, 2018

Wayland Warren Wadley

Wayland Warren Wadley

Cedar Key, FL

Wayland Warren Wadley, 94, passed away April 4, 2018 in Gainesville. Originally from a large Cedar Key family, he graduated from Cedar Key High School, played sports and received the Citizenship Award. He served on the battleship U.S.S. West Virginia during WWII,...

April 18, 2018

Harold Fait McCain

Harold Fait McCain

Cedar Key, FL

Harold Fait McCain, 55, of Cedar Key passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018 in his home. Harold lived in Cedar Key all his life and graduated from Cedar Key High School in 1985. He was a Baptist and attended the Cedar Key First Baptist Church. Harold attended LARC for 30...

March 2, 2018

Robert Joseph "Bob" Simpson

Robert Joseph "Bob" Simpson

Cedar Key, FL

Robert "Bob" Joseph Simpson, 72, passed away, surrounded by friends and family, Feb, 16, 2018 after a long battle with heart disease. Bob was born in Massena, N.Y. Feb. 7, 1946 to Floyd James and Thelma (Hutt) Simpson. He graduated from Massena Central High School in 1964. ...

December 29, 2017

John "Gilbert" McCain

John "Gilbert" McCain

Bronson, FL

John "Gilbert" McCain, 52, of Bronson passed away Dec. 15, 2017 at UF Shands Gainesville after a brief illness. He was raised in Cedar Key and moved to Bronson in 1985 when he went to work with Levy County Sheriff's Department. He worked with LCSO for 10 years as a deputy. At...

December 20, 2017

Margaret Lafayre Fenton

Margaret Lafayre Fenton

Cedar Key, FL

Margaret Lafayre Fenton, 78, of Cedar Key, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. A native of Cedar Key, where she was born, she was a clam farmer and co-owner of the Water's Edge and Island Tropics. She loved to fish and was a very gracious and loving...

October 25, 2017

Roy Edward "Eddie" Weems Sr.

Roy Edward "Eddie" Weems Sr.

Bronson, FL

Roy Edward "Eddie" Weems Sr., 67, of Bronson, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 surrounded by his family. Eddie was born to the late Willie Roy and Alma Weems Dec. 1, 1949 in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. He was a simple man and always put others before himself. Eddie was known to...

September 27, 2017

July 18, 2017

Vernon Eugene Castell

Vernon Eugene Castell

Cedar Key, FL

Vernon Eugene Castell, 93, of Cedar Key passed away July 7, 2017. He was born June 20, 1924 to the late Jannie and Charles Castell Sr. in Cedar Key, where he lived most of his life. He was married 63 years to the late Myra Josephine (Coburn) Castell. He was a retired as a...

April 12, 2017

John C. White

John C. White

Jonesboro, GA

John C. White of Jonesboro, Ga., 96, passed away March 22, 2017. John was born in Cedar Key to Fred C. White and Grace Gardner White Nov. 29, 1920. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Construction Battalion. John joined the International Union...

April 7, 2017

March 16, 2017

Thelma McCain

Thelma McCain

Cedar Key, FL

Thelma McCain, 76, of Cedar Key passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017 at home. She was born in Cross City Nov. 20, 1940. Thelma was a cook at the Captain's Table Restaurant for 18 years and at the Cedar Key Cafeteria for 13 years. She was on the Board of Directors at CFEC and...

March 7, 2017

Helen M. Berry

Helen M. Berry

Cedar Key, FL

Helen M. Berry, 70, of Cedar Key died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. She is survived by her sister, Thelma McCain of Cedar Key; nephews, James McCain, Kenny McCain and Harold McCain, all of Cedar Key and Gilbert McCain of Bronson and niece, Gayle Locke of Chiefland. A graveside...

November 22, 2016

July 26, 2016

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