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Obituaries

William Joseph Golden

WILLIAM JOSEPH GOLDEN William “Joe” Joseph Golden, 78, of Key West, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 at his residence at Bay Point. He was born on Aug. 7, 1939, at San Antonio, Texas, to the late Marvin and Connie (Carpenter) Golden. He moved to Key West and the Lower Keys area in[…]

Margaret Russell Scully

MARGARET RUSSELL SCULLY Margaret Russell Scully, 90, died peacefully at her home in Jacksonville Beach, Florida on Aug. 15, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Howard and Juliette Russell; her husband, John F. Scully; and siblings Nellie (Elmore) Pinder and Buddy Russell. She leaves a daughter Johnna (Del) Ware; two grandchildren,[…]

David J. Brown

DAVID J. BROWN David J. Brown, aka Capt Dave, Bugs, Downtown Brown and Chicken Man, 62, passed away July 24, 2017 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami.  A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Aug 19, at 7 p.m at the White Tarpon, 700 Front St., Key West.

Ottolee Jaycocks

OTTOLEE JAYCOCKS Ottolee Jaycocks, 95, passed away peacefully at Lower Keys Medical Center, on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Ottolee, a fourth-generation Conch, was born in Key West on May 19, 1922 to Ruth and Otto Kirchheiner, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ladd Jaycocks, her daughter, Laurie[…]

Virginia “Gin” Milliken Miller

VIRGINIA “GIN” MILLIKEN MILLER (1929-2017), 88 of Punta Gorda passed away on August 12, 2017 She was born on April 12, 1929 in Brunswick County, the daughter of the late Jesse and Bertha Roach. She was preceded in death by her husband Harold R. Milliken, Sr, her daughter Debra Alice Vargas, and her sister Clara[…]

Rose Marie Shuford

ROSE M. SHUFORD Rose Marie Shuford 87, lifetime resident of Key West, Florida passed away on Saturday August 12, 2017 at her residence in Key West. She was born on December 3, 1929 at Key West, Florida to the late John and Katherine (Wells) Valdez. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Howard[…]

David J. Brown

DAVID J. BROWN David J. Brown (Capt Dave, Bugs, Downtown Brown, Chicken Man) 62, passed away July 24, 2017 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Miami. David was born April 22, 1955 in Pampa, Texas to B.J. Brown and Rozella Keating Brown and grew up in Wichita, Kansas. He graduated from South High School, was on[…]

Tom Grisham

TOM GRISHAM Tom Grisham, 90, of Key West, Florida passed away on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 at Lower Keys Medical Center in Key West, Florida. He was born on Jan. 27, 1927 in Fort Worth, Texas, to the late J.E. Grisham and Lillian (Hagan) Grisham. He served in the United States Navy as a Chief[…]

Otelia Roberts Kicklighter

OTELIA ROBERTS KICKLIGHTER Aug. 17, 1919 – Aug. 7, 2017 Otelia Roberts Kicklighter passed away peacefully on Aug. 7, 2017 at her summer residence in California. Known as “Tillie” by her many family and friends, she was born in Key West, Florida on Aug. 17, 1919. Tillie is survived and will be greatly missed by[…]

Retha Hart Sellers

RETHA HART SELLERS Retha Hart Sellers, 91, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Friday, July 28, 2017, at Watauga Medical Center in Boone, North Carolina. Born on the Fourth of July, 1926, in Wooton, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm H. Hart and Sue Lewis. She was preceded in death by[…]