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Ernest L Daymude

Ernest L. Daymude, age 76, passed away on February 19, 2024, at Baptist medical Center Heart Hospital downtown, due...

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Edward Lee “Lee” Stroud

Edward Lee “Lee” Stroud Lee Stroud, age 82, of Hilliard, Florida, passed away on February 16, 2024.  He was born on...

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Ronald Edward Geiger

Ronald E. Geiger April 2, 1939 – February 15, 2024 Ronald Edward Geiger, 84, passed peacefully on February 15, 2024...

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