• "Joan sorry about the lose of Ed he was a great guy."
  • "Joan: Sincere sympathies on losing your partner Ed. A..."
    - nancy taylor
  • "Joan, you and family are in our prayers, treasure your..."
    - Roy & Laverne Davis
  • "We are praying for you Joan and family!"
    - Wade and Norma Townsend Jr
  • "God bless you Ed. Hart goes out to Joan and familey"
    - Daniel Kilgo

Edwin 'Ed' Lee Sroka, 60, of Alachua passed away June 2, 2018.
Edwin was born March 2, 1958 to the late Edward and Ruth Sroka in Gainesville, Florida, but had lived in the Alachua area for over 34 years after moving here from Gainesville. He worked for 30 years as a Realtor at Horizon Realty of Alachua. Edwin was a current member of Summit Baptist Church in High Springs, the Alachua Chamber of Commerce, the Alachua Lions Club, the Alachua Business League, and the local Bass Club. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family.
Edwin is survived by his wife Joan Sroka, his son David Carter of Gainesville, his daughters Theresa Stride of Alachua and Stacy Sroka of High Springs, his brother Edward Sroka of Gainesville, his grandchildren Emmalyn Stride, Mauricio Carter, Nicholas Carter, and Jeremy Carter, and other extended family members.
Funeral services for Edwin will be as follows: The viewing will be at 9:00 AM and the Funeral Service at 10:00 AM Saturday June 9, 2018 at Summit Baptist Church located at 18915 NW US Hwy 441 in High Springs, with Pastor Spencer Corbett officiating. Burial will follow at Orange Hill Cemetery in Williston, Florida located at 17529-17699 NE 35th St Williston, FL 32696. A private family lunch to follow the burial.
Arrangements have been placed under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Homes Chiefland, Florida 352-493-0050 and Cross City, Florida 352-498-5400. Please sign the online guest book at

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Published in Gainesville Sun from June 8 to June 9, 2018