Earl Chester FrenchAugust 2, 1937 ~ December 25, 2017 (age 80)
Earl Chester French, age 80, of Ft. Walton Bch, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 25, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living. He was born in Stevens Point, Pa and retired here in Fort Walton Bch, FL. He served 20 years in the Air Force and 24 years Okaloosa County School Board. Earl was married for 49 years to Anita French who passed Feb 6, 2008. He was a sweet, compassionate man who led a simple life. Earl loved to see everyone around him smile which always made him happy. He was also our hero and father! Earl is survived by his daughter, Jacqueline Savoy, grand-daughter, Melissa Heath, great grandson, Bryson Sanchez, grandson, Jeffery Hebner and wife Danica, great grand-daughter Makaila Hebner, great grandson, Devon Hebner, and great grandson, Isaac Hebner all of Ft. Walton Beach, FL. He is also survived by his nephew Larry French and extended family in Susquehanna, Pa. A celebration of Earl’s life will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Emerald Coast Funeral Home with full military honors. The service will be officiated by Buddy Duncan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Legion Post 235, 105 Hollywood Blvd SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548.