Obituaries July 21, 2011
July 21, 2011
William T. Walker
William T. Walker, 92, died peacefully at his Ruskin, FL, home. He was the owner of the Coffee Cup restaurant with his wife Mary for more than 50 years and a World War II Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary on the same date (July 11) in 2002. He was also preceded in death by his daughter Jeanette Anderson. He is survived by a son and his wife and children; a son-in-law; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews and many more he considered family.
National Cremation Society, 308 E. College Ave, Ruskin, FL, was in charge of arrangements.
Joseph A. Meszaros
Joseph A. Meszaros, 87, of Sun City Center, passed away on July 11 at South Bay Hospital. Born in Huntington, Long Island, New York on Feb. 15, 1924, he was a retired lineman employed by the Long Island Lighting Company and a World War II U.S. Army Air Corp veteran. Survivors include his wife of 11 years Miriam Meszaros; daughter, Linda Davis of Lutherville, MD; son, Joseph D. Meszaros of Arkansas; a sister, Helen, of Texas. Joseph is also survived by step-sons Raymond, Michael, James and John Ryder, and a step-daughter, Jeannine Byrne. A graveside service was held Friday, July 15, at Sarasota National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Sun City Center Emergency Squad.
Arrangements were by Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center, Fla.
Richard Grayson “Dick” Hines
Richard Grayson “Dick” Hines, 82, of Sun City Center, Fla., and formerly of Damascus and Gaithersburg, MD, passed away July 16, 2011. He worked for Kettler Brothers Homes, LLC where he worked from the early days of its formation until his retirement in 1988 as Vice President and General Superintendent. Mr. Hines was a skilled carpenter and took pride in building cabinets and homes for both himself and others. Golf was his passion and he enjoyed playing in tournaments with his wife, family and friends as often as he could. Locally, he was a member of the Renaissance Country Club. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Beverly; a son, Richard D., (Verna B.) Hines; a daughter, Dana L.(Darryl M.) Herndon; two brothers, Donald Bell and John (Carol) Bell; two sisters, Delores Neal and Rosalyn Bowman; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren and his special friends, Pat and Clay Coburn.
A memorial service was conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center, FL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to donor’s favorite charity. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center.
Theodore “Ted” Rodda
Theodore “Ted” Rodda, 83, of Sun City Center, passed away Friday, July 15, 2011. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center, Fla.