Monthly Archives: October 2017

Allen Lee Altringer – October 24, 2017

Allen L. Altringer, 67, of White Oak, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.
Al was born July 22, 1950 in Devils Lake, ND, and was the son of the late Harvey and Dorothy Altringer.  He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Tiffaney Altringer.
Al had been a resident of Camden County for the past 17 years.  He was a canine breeder and animal trainer and rehabilitator for many years.  He enjoyed hunting, watching football, and being around his friends joking around.  He was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 27, 2017 at 12 noon at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys with Pastor Tommy Sikes officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to services.
Survivors include his wife, Joanne Altringer of White Oak; daughter, Kristi Altringer Novin of Oxford, CT; son, Christopher Altringer of White Oak; sisters and brothers, Myrna (Tom) Peterson and Lyle Altringer of Devils Lake, ND, Larry (Diane) Altringer of Grand Forks, ND, Jerry (Linda) Altringer of Spokane, WA, Bob (Kathy) Altringer of Crookston, MN, Joan Durbin of Garland, TX, Dick (Kerry) Altringer of Storm Lake, IA, Jay (Dyanne) Altringer and Steve Altringer of Minot, ND; granddaughter, Ainsley Novin; several aunts, uncles, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Allen Altringer be made to Thank Dog Rescue, P.O. Box 124, Newton, CT 06470, or go to website www.thankdogrescue.org/donate
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Edward “Chip” Leavy, Jr. – October 22, 2017

Edward “Chip” Leavy Jr, 55, of St. Marys, passed away early Sunday morning on October 22, 2017 at Kindred Hospital North Florida in Green Cove Springs, FL.
Ed was born August 14, 1962 in Queens, NY.  He had resided in Camden County since 2006 and was a Realtor with REMAX First Coast of GA Realty for many years. Ed loved his small town community and enjoyed riding his golf cart around downtown St. Marys. His proudest achievement was his loving family. He had a smile that will never be forgotten and he will always be in our hearts.  Ed was a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, and a 4th Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus.
A funeral Mass will be held Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11:00 am at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in St. Marys with Fr. Mariusz officiating, with burial to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys Friday, October 27th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  The Rosary will be recited at 4:30 pm prior to visitation for those that may want to attend.
Pallbearers: Joseph Shusko, Daniel Shusko, Jr., Matthew Shusko, Tracy Robertson, Sean Leavy, and Curtis Nile.

Survivors include his wife, Patti Leavy of St. Marys; son and daughter-in-law, Ryan and Maureen Leavy of Washington State; daughters, Rachel and Becca Leavy both of St. Marys; father, Edward T. Leavy, Sr. of St. Marys; sisters, Pat Leavy, Eileen Rufo, Katie Nile, and Norah Shusko; brother, Sean Leavy; grandchildren, Griffin and Quinn Leavy; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Kathleen Leavy.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Ed Leavy, Jr be made to the Knights of Columbus Ed Leavy, Jr. scholarship fund.  Checks can be made payable to:  K of C Council 11058 and mailed to: Knights of Columbus at Our Lady Star of the Sea, 106 E. Dillingham St., St. Marys, GA 31558.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Barbara Ellen Castleberry – October 19, 2017

Barbara Ellen Castleberry, 66, of St. Marys passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 at her residence. 

Barbara was born August 10, 1951 in Fort Gaines, GA, and was the daughter of the late Elbert and Margaret Carter.

She is survived by her husband, Gene R. Castleberry of St. Marys; four sons, Jason A. Castleberry (Katherine) of Watkinsville, GA, Douglas R. Castleberry, David W. Castleberry, and Robert E. Castleberry, all of St. Marys; sisters, Marion P. Carter of Kingsland and Deborah Ann Carter of St. Marys; brothers, Carl R. Carter of Arlington, GA, Eddie B. Carter of Baconton, GA, Allen L. Carter of St. Marys; grandchildren, Alexis Brooke Castleberry, Sophia Rose Castleberry, and Ryan Elizabeth Montgomery; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on  Monday, October 23, 2017 at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. 

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 24th at 10:00 am at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys with Salvation Army Captain Chris Powell officiating. Interment will follow at 2:00 pm at the Jacksonville National Cemetery.

 

The family requests Memorial Contributions be made to the Salvation Army Church in Brunswick.

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

 

David W. Blankenship – October 18, 2017

David W. Blankenship, 65, of Waverly, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at his residence.
Born October 3, 1952 in Jacksonville, Florida, he was the son of the late Gene and Elene Blankenship.
David was retired from Georgia Pacific Corporation and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00 am at Quarterman Cemetery in Waverly.
Survivors include his wife, Debra Blankenship of Waverly; son, David W. Blankenship, II of Waverly; daughter, Wendi M. Turner of Kingsland; sister, Linda Blankenship and brothers, Darrel Blankenship and Danny Breining all of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren, Madison Turner, Breaden Turner, Devon Blankenship, and Simen Blankenship; several nieces and nephews.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Curtis D. Reich – October 12, 2017

Curtis D. Reich, 63, of St. Marys passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.

Curtis was born November 12, 1953 in Grants Pass, Oregon, and had resided in Camden County since 1999.  He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving his country honorably in Germany.  He was a Weapons Control Supervisor at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, retiring with 30 years of service.  He also was employed with Walmart for 17 years.

Curtis enjoyed race cars, hunting, fishing and his dogs.  He loved his family, always putting them first.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Reich of St. Marys; daughters, Jennifer Reich of Kingsland, and Kathryn Marie Millard (Patrick) of Amelia Island, FL; father, Delton W. Reich of Grants Pass, OR; sister, Linda Mann of Grants Pass, OR; grandchild, Kynlee O’Neal.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Ortha T. Reich and brother, Delton W. Reich, Jr..

A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys with Dr. Mike Cordle officiating.  Private inurnment will be held at a later date at Jacksonville National Cemetery.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Humane Society of Camden County.

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

Roger J. Seman – October 11, 2017

Roger J. Seman, 64, of St. Marys, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.
Roger was born July 24, 1953 in Cleveland, Ohio, and was the son of the late Emery and Pricilla Seman.
Roger had been a resident of Camden County for the past 30 years, and was a Science and Math teacher for Glynn, Duval and Camden counties for 38 years.  He received his Masters degree in Theology at Lee University in Cleveland, TN. He enjoyed college football, golf, reading theological books, and was passionate about missions work.  He was always looking for opportunities to help people in need. He loved the Lord and his family.
Memorial services will be held Friday, October 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm, at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys with Pastor Scott Clevenger officiating.  The family will meet with friends following the service.
Survivors include his loving wife, Mary Ann Seman of St. Marys; son and daughter-in-law, James and Carrie Seman of Valdosta; daughter and son-in-law, Anna and Nathan Fletcher of Kingsland; sister, Pamela Nees of Boca Raton, FL; grandchildren, Londyn Fletcher, Pierson Fletcher, Noah Seman, Luke Seman, Lincoln Fletcher, and Matthew Seman; niece, Emily Nees and nephew, Austin Nees.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements

Wylidean B. Wynne – October 4, 2017

Wylidean B. Wynne, 92, of St. Simons Island, GA, passed away on October 4, 2017, at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, Georgia.
Mrs. Wynne was the second of eight children born to William B. And Ellen Smith Bridges of Crawfordsville, Arkansas.
She was the loving and devoted wife of the late Lawland E.”Pete” Wynne for 52 years, having spent 22 of those years in travel and support as a military wife, then retiring to Memphis, Tennessee.
Mrs. Wynne was a member of Colonial Baptist Church in Memphis where she served as an adult Sunday School teacher for many years. She had more recently resided in South Georgia to be near family.
Mrs. Wynne was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, daughter Ellen S. Little of Meridian, MS, 2 sisters and 2 brothers.
She is survived by her daughter, Jo Etta Wynne Thomason (James), of Kingsland, Georgia, 3 sisters, 6 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
A Memorial service and private inurnment will be held at a later date at Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion, Arkansas.  The family requests that Memorials be made to Colonial Baptist Church, 1503 Colonial Rd., Memphis, TN 38117, or to Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA 31525.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys, GA is in charge of arrangements.