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Gainesville - Mr. Otis "Bunk" Gaskin, age 85, passed away February 21, 2014 at the E.T. York Hospice Care Center in Gainesville, FL. He was a life-long resident of Gainesville, FL, and retired from the Florida Department of Transportation.

Mr. Gaskin is survived by his children, Kenneth Gaskin (Gail), Gainesville, FL, Bernadette Gaskin (Ernest), Tallahassee, FL; sister, Elnora Gaskin, Monteocha, FL; special niece and nephew Rezella Howard, Jerry Walker, both of Gainesville, FL, six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

Funeral Services for Mr. Gaskin will be held 11:00am, Saturday, March 1, 2014 Jerusalem Church of God By Faith, Monteocha, FL, Minister Duane Gainey, Officiating; burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, High Springs, FL. Arrangements entrusted to Chestnut Funeral Home, Inc., 18 N.W. 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL.

Mr. Gaskin will repose in the Chestnut Memorial Chapel on Friday, February 28, 2014 from 2:00 until 7:00pm, and on Saturday at the Church from 10:00am until the hour of service. Family and friends are asked to meet on Saturday at the home of Mr. Gaskin, 1418 S.E. 4th Avenue, at 10:00am to form the cortege.


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Published in Gainesville Sun from Feb. 27 to Feb. 28, 2014
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