January 8, 2006


Published: Sunday, January 8, 2006 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 11:41 p.m.

David Roy

  • David Roy of Chiefland died Friday in Gainesville. He was 57.
    Mr. Roy was born in New Bedford, Mass., and moved to Chiefland from Spencer, Mass., in 2001.
    He was a retired truck driver. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served two tours during Vietnam.
    He was a member of the VFW Post in Chiefland and a member of the National Foresters.
    Survivors include his wife, Charlene Roy of Chiefland; his mother, Dorothy Robinson of New Bedford; four daughters, Stacy Fortier of Pascoag, Rhode Island, Marion Donahe, Ashley McArthur and Casie Wharton all of Chiefland; two sons, Christopher Roy of Chiefland and Tony Roy; a foster daughter, Chasity Pinkney of Chiefland; a brother, Ronald Roy of New Bedford; four sisters, Gayle Farrell, Sandi Pietragalla and Karyn Robinson, all of New Bedford; and Christine Duclos of Rhode Island; and three grand- children.
    Arrangements by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services in Chiefland.

    Larry L. Ridaught

  • Larry L. Ridaught of Old Town died Friday at the Tri-County Haven Hospice House in Chiefland. He was 72.
    Mr. Ridaught was born in Johnson and moved to Old Town in 1964 from Hawthorne.
    He spent 42 years in forestry management with the companies Owens-Illinois, Nekoosa Packaging and Georgia Pacific Corporation.
    He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cross City.
    Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Rachel Ridaught of Old Town; sons Paul Ridaught of Old Town and Craig Ridaught of Newberry; brothers John Ridaught of Hawthorne, Jerome Ridaught of Alachua and Richard Ridaught of Melrose; his sister, Pauline Pellicer of Palatka; and two grandchildren.
    Arrangements by Rick Gooding Funeral Home in Cross City.

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