In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Charles “Corky” Buxton Rogers IV

In Memoriam: Charles “Corky” Buxton Rogers IV

He was a man with a smile that would light up the room, and to glance at his career wins and losses on the football field, he had plenty to smile about. Corky Rogers, one of the winningest high school coaches ever to guide the game, passed away of cancer Feb. 26 at the age of 76, leaving his family, hundreds of former football players, and the entire Bolles School community brokenhearted.

In Memoriam: David Asbury Howard, Sr.

In Memoriam: David Asbury Howard, Sr.

Feb. 14, 1920 to Dec. 15, 2019 Though never a shipper or cargo carrier, David Asbury Howard Sr. was one of the most influential people in the maritime industry. From his office in Jacksonville, the writer and publisher informed leaders in shipping and navigation of emerging and complex regulations, earned the trust and respect of […]

In Memorium: Michael Cascone Sr.

In Memorium: Michael Cascone Sr.

July 29, 1920 – Dec. 22, 2019 Michael Cascone Sr., 99, died at his home Dec. 22 after having lived a long life dedicated to serving others. His many accomplishments included founding what would later become VyStar Credit Union. He and his wife, Dorothy, who died in 2018, spent many decades volunteering for organizations in […]

In Memoriam: Mary Elizabeth (Bibbie) Riley

In Memoriam: Mary Elizabeth (Bibbie) Riley

May 14, 1936 – January 28, 2020 Anyone who met Mary “Bibbie” Riley, who passed away Jan. 28 at the age of 83, most likely knew about her sweet spirit but perhaps not her competitive nature. A native of Coral Gables, Fla., Riley graduated from St, Theresa Catholic School, where she excelled in many sports. […]

In Memoriam: Raymond Knight Mason

In Memoriam: Raymond Knight Mason

February 28, 1927 to January 2, 2020 One of Jacksonville’s most creative business leaders – a man who rubbed shoulders with presidents, world leaders and Hollywood celebrities and had the gumption to cut in on President John F. Kennedy so he could dance with Jackie at JFK’s inaugural ball – has passed. Raymond Knight Mason […]

In Memoriam: Robert Thomas (Bob) Shircliff

In Memoriam: Robert Thomas (Bob) Shircliff

May 20, 1928 to January 2, 2020 Bob Shircliff, the man known for saying, “there is no right way to do the wrong thing,” peacefully passed away January 2 at age 91, leaving Jacksonville without one of its greatest philanthropists and civic leaders. “Others have said it and I concur, Bob Shircliff really was Jacksonville’s […]

In Memoriam: Carol Tompkins Cassidy

June 16, 1931 – Nov. 26, 2019 Carol Tomkins Cassidy, a longtime member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and a past member of its Altar Guild, passed away peacefully in her home Nov. 26, 2019. Friends described her as “always a lady,” and a kind person who took care of her own dear friend Mary […]

In Memoriam: Thomas Vernon Bowyer

In Memoriam: Thomas Vernon Bowyer

January 9, 1948 – October 1, 2019 The owner and renown cake decorator of the former Bowyer’s Bakery, which was once a Lakewood institution, is gone. Thomas Vernon Bowyer, 71, a San Marco-area resident and former co-owner of the Bowyer’s Lakewood Bakery & Catering service, passed away unexpectedly October 1, 2019. Bowyer was a man […]

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