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Herschel L. Walsmith

March 13, 1939 ~ April 27, 2017 (age 78)
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Herschel L. Walsmith, age 78, of Trenton, FL, passed away at NFRMC in Gainesville, FL on Thursday, April 27, 2017. He was born on March 13, 1939 in Blanco, TX to the Late Lee Roy and Mae Belle Walsmith.  He had been a resident of Trenton since moving from Lake City in 1987.  Mr. Walsmith served his country in the United States Marine Corp and had retired from the State of Florida with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  He was a member of Union Baptist Church in Trenton.

He is survived by his wife, Cathy Walsmith of Trenton; his daughters, Valerie (Ricky) Hewett of Lake City, FL and Melonie (Cary) Rhodes of Calera, AL; his son, Ryan (Christie) Ray of Jacksonville, FL; his sisters, Royce Bea (Lynn) Maxfield of Jarrell, TX and Vanessa (Trey) Calkins of Bandera, TX and his  brothers, Virgil (Janet) Walsmith of Lampasas, TX and Garry (Kay) Walsmith of Mesa, AZ.   He also leaves behind five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A Memorial Service for Mr. Walsmith will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the chapel at Watson Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Cunningham officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Mr. Walsmith’s memory to The American Heart Association: 1101 Northchase Parkway, Suite 1, Marietta, GA  30067-6411 Phone (800)242-8721.

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
1101 Northchase Parkway, Ste 1, Marietta GA 30067-6411
Tel: 1-800-242-8721

 Service Information

Memorial Service
May 5, 2017

2:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home Chapel
426 W. Wade St.
Trenton, FL 32693

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