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Eddie Canady Jr., 85, of Macclenny

Eddie B. “E.B.” Canady Jr., 85, of Macclenny died Wednesday, January 18, 2012. He was a native of Jacksonville and  retired to Macclenny in 1997. He worked for the US Postal Service and was a deputy under three different sheriff’s of Duval County. He retired as a real estate investor and was owner of Ace-Dixie Amusement Company in Jacksonville.

Mr. Canady was a Baptist, a member of the Baker County Historical Society, a Navy Veteran of WWII and a life member of VFW Post #1689, Jacksonville. He was preceded in death by his parents Eddie B. and Lila Bennett Canady Sr. and sisters Edith Maddox and Ethel Helsabeck.

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Roy Coleman, 69, of Baldwin

Roy Edmond Coleman Sr., 69, of Baldwin died January 9, 2012 at his home following a brief illness. He was born March 3, 1942 to the late Sylvester Coleman and the former Mamie Lou Wilkes. He retired from CSX and was a member of Grace Baptist Church.

Survivors include wife of 44 years Frances Coleman; sons Alvin (Penny) Branch, Aaron Branch and Roy Coleman Jr; daughters Denese (Donnie) Harv–ley and Darlyn (Philip) Schweckendieck; grandchildren Nicki, Trea, Aaron, Grace, Angela, Nathan, Joshua, Justin, Joseph, Jacob, Kaylobe and Ashley; numerous friends and family.

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Charlie Burnham, 81, of Hilliard dies

Charlie Burnham, 81, of Hilliard died Monday, January 16, 2012. He was born in Bonafay, FL to the late Charlton and Mary Burnham on November 19, 1930 and was a longtime resident of Baker County where many of his survivors currently reside. Charlie was employed with the Florida DOT where he retired after 30 years of service. He loved fishing and spending time with his family. Mr. Burnham was preceded in death by  daughter Carolyn Burnham Brant–ley.

Survivors include wife Betty Burnham; sons Charles (Vickie) Burnham and David (Verona) Burnham; daughters Angie (Bob) Dungan and Patti (Alan) Huntley; grandchildren Chris (Pam) Burnham, CW Burnham, Dylan Burnham, Jackie (Ray) Rowland, Samantha Brantley, David Burnham Jr., Trista (Gee) McKenzie, Kristian Burnham, and Calon Mausolo; great-grandchildren Emily and Isabella Burnham and Peyton McKenzie; several nieces and nephews.

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Ethel Thompson, 93, of Macclenny

Ethel May Thompson, 93, of Macclenny died January 10, 2012. She was born in Carline County, Virginia to the late James Franklin Howard and Sadie Scott Thompson Howard on September 23, 1918. Ethel was a very thoughtful person that loved her family, her church and her friends. She was predeceased by husband Stanley Ray Thompson and siblings Fred Howard, Lloyd Howard, Aubrey Pierman Howard, Estelle Howard Little, Pearl Howard Lawson and Grace Howard Denton.

Survivors include daughter Sharon (James) “Bud” Staggs of Macclenny; grandchildren: Cheryl (Patrick) Harris, Richard Staggs, Jeff Staggs, Chris (Suzie) Staggs and Kristin Staggs; great-grandchildren Heather (Matthew Crews) and Jonathan Harris, Lance Rayburn, Peyton, Wesley and Briar Staggs.

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