John "Gilbert" McCain

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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 that time, he was also the first K9 Handler for LCSO. After leaving LCSO he started his own business, McCain's Land Clearing and Hauling. His biggest joy was spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his daughters, Felicia Calkin of Bell and Gina Fletcher of Old Town; brothers, James, Kenny and Harold McCain all of Cedar Key; sister, Gayle Locke of Chiefland; companion, Sandra Skinner of Bronson and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mack and Thelma McCain of Cedar Key.
A graveside service was held Dec. 18 at the Cedar Key Cemetery, Cedar Key.
Arrangements were under the care of Knauff Funeral Home-Chiefland.
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Published in Cedar Key Beacon on Dec. 21, 2017