Julian 'JP' Starling, 81, of Sparr, FL passed away Aug. 24, 2018 in Ocala, FL with his family by his side. JP was born in Stark, FL on May 6, 1937.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rachel; his children, Phil (Renee), Karen, Donna (Perry), Craig (Vanessa) and Josh; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; siblings, Lionel (Mary), Doyle (Deborah) and Carolyn.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Percy and Pearl Starling; siblings Everett, AT, Paul, and Juanita.
He served in the U.S. Army as part of the 101st Airborne division as a paratrooper, participating in more than 50 jumps. His pastimes included gardening, hunting, fishing, carpentry, horseshoes and dancing at any family party.
A memorial service will be held at Countryside Funeral Home in Anthony, FL on Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 7:00 P.M.

Funeral Home

Countryside Funeral Home
9185 NE Jacksonville Road Anthony, FL 32617

Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Aug. 29 to Aug. 30, 2018