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Curtis Williams, master electrician

Curtis Albert Williams, 83, of Macclenny died on May 25, 2012. Mr. Williams was born March 2, 1929 in Macclenny, the third of 11 children born at home to the late Arthur and Edna Marie Williams. He is survived by children Janice Edmond, Audrey Jackson, Renee Williams, Curtis Williams and Kurtina Marvins; 11 grandchildren and two  great-grandchildren numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

He was married to Cloretta Williams until 1998 and the late Jimmye Owens Williams from 1999 until her death in 2011. He was preceded in death by siblings  Walter, Rudolph , Clarence, Dollie Mae and Winston Williams.

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Richard McCaul, 51, of Starke dies May 24

Richard Lee McCaul Jr.,  51, of Starke, died Thursday, May 24, 2012. He was a Baker County High School graduate and a heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and spending time with family and friends.

Mr. McCaul is survived by his father Richard L. (Rosemary) McCaul Sr. of Six Mile, SC; mother Elois (Bill) Crews of Macclenny; son Richard Lee McCaul III of Macclenny; daughter Natasha S. McCaul of Jacksonville; brothers Shawn (Tammy) Baldwyn and Shane (Lori) Baldwyn of Glen St. Mary; sister Wanda (Russell) Blair of Lake City; three grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter Shelby McCaul.

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George Cope, 56, graveside service

George W. Cope, 56, of Jacksonville died Sunday, May 20, 2012.

Mr. Cope was a lifelong resident of Jacksonville and a member of the Hecksher Drive Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his son Houston Cope of Boston, MA; daughters Kelly (Chance) Johnson of Macclenny and Hannah Cope of Jacksonville; granddaughter Haley Johnson of Macclenny; brothers Miles Cope and Johnny Cope of Jacksonville, Alton Cope of St. Augustine and Morgan Cope of Callahan; sisters Camile Sweezy of Georgetown, TX, Phyllis Cope of St. Augustine, Dixie Bodway, Liz Waters, Marilyn Spicer, Bobby Sheffield and Sylvia Cope, all of Jacksonville.

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Robert Harvey, native of Baldwin

Robert Edward Harvey, 76, died May 19, 2012 in Jacksonville. He was born September 7, 1935 to James H. Harvey and Bertha Oliver Harvey of Baldwin, and was predeceased by brother James H. Harvey Jr. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 47 years, Peggy Harvey; sisters Geraldine Davis and Betty Weaver, both of Macclenny; numerous nieces and nephews; sister-in-law Emma Miller of Cookville, Tenn.; brother and sister-in-law, John (Francine) Johns of Wartburg, Tenn.

Mr. Harvey served six years in the Army and was employed by Ryder Truck Lines for 36 years. He retired from Crowley Maritime Marine in 2006. He was a member of Terry Parker Baptist Church in Jacksonville. His hobbies included woodworking and lawn care, also spending time with his pet kitty “Boots.”

A graveside service will be held at 11 am on May 24 at Jacksonville National Cemetery.  Corey-Kerlin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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