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AYLING, GEORGE W. JR., 86, of Tampa, died Thursday (Oct. 30, 2003). Born in Springfield, Ill., he moved here in 1995. He was a World War II veteran and worked for Sangamo Electric for 40 years. Survivors include a daughter, Diane; three sons, George, John and David; a sister, Mary; and three grandchildren. Milton Funeral Home, Dade City.

GUY, NOAH N., 73, of Floral City, formerly of Tampa, died Monday (Nov. 3, 2003) at home under the care of his family and Hospice of Citrus County. Born in Waycross, Ga., he moved to Floral City in 1989 from Tampa, where he lived for 30 years. He retired from J&M Gas Pump Co. with eight years of service. He was an Army veteran and an avid bass fisherman. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Frances (Kirkland); a son, Jerry L., St. Petersburg; a daughter, Laverne Howie, Land O'Lakes; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home With Crematory, Inverness.

HORNYAK, PETER SR., 88, of Sun City Center, died Thursday (Oct. 30, 2003). He was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II, was an avid golfer, bowler and played semi-pro baseball for many years. He was a member of the Sherrill, N.Y., American Legion Post 230 for 58 years. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Lois; a daughter, Susan H. Grabow, N.Y.; a son, Peter Hornyak III, California; and two grandchildren. Lewers Funeral Home, Ruskin.

HUTCHINS, RICHARD C., 79, of Sun City Center, died Thursday (Oct. 30, 2003) at home. Born in Kennebunk, Maine, he moved here in 2000 from Bradenton. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Edwina; a son, Richard Hutchins Jr., Savannah, Ga.; a daughter, Sheila Ferguson, Fort Bragg, N.C.; two sisters, Edith and Mildred, both of Maine; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Lewers Funeral Home, Ruskin.

KRUSOE, ADELAIDE E., 92, of Tampa, died Wednesday (Oct. 29, 2003). She was a graduate of the University of Toledo and received her master's degree in education from Michigan State University. Survivors include two sons, John E. Krusoe, Owosso, Mich., and Robert Krusoe, Tampa; two daughters, Mary C. Harris, Tampa, and Elizabeth Askeland, Englewood, Colo.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Blount & Curry Funeral Home, Carrollwood Chapel, Tampa.

LEMON, RICHARD C., 65, of Tampa, died Friday (Oct. 31, 2003). Survivors include his wife, Marietta; a daughter, Belinda Henry, Dayton, Ohio; a stepson, Michael Walton; a stepdaughter, Debra Chase; a brother, Willie Lemon, Virginia; and four grandchildren. MacDonald Funeral Home, Tampa.

MAY, MAXWELL G., 76, of Sun City Center, died Saturday (Nov. 1, 2003). She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Survivors include her husband, Melvin; six sons, Melvin III, Thomas, Robert, David, Stephen and Benjamin; three daughters, Rachel Maxwell, Gwen Wallich and Anne Driggers; two brothers, McKinley and Douglas Price; three sisters, Sharon Price, Gloria Volz and Doris Parr; and 12 grandchildren. Sun City Center Funeral Home.

McGURK, KEVIN EDWARD, 47, of Tampa, died at home Friday (Oct. 31, 2003) after a long illness. General manager of Television Advertising Partners Inc. since 1988, he previously worked as an account executive for WTOG-TV and WICD-TV. Diabetic since the age of 17, he underwent a kidney-pancreas transplant in 1997. He served on the board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Tampa Bay Chapter. He was a member of the Broadcast Advertising Club of Chicago during the late 1980s after working as an on-air newsman in Illinois and Iowa. Survivors include two brothers; three sisters; and 14 nieces and nephews. Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services, Tampa.

PFRIMMER, MILDRED MUDGE, 95, of Moberly, Mo., formerly of Tampa, died Tuesday (Oct. 14, 2003) at Ravenwood Assisted Living Facility, Moberly. Born in Edwardsville, Ill., she attended Monticello College and the Katherine Gibbs School. She worked for Houghton-Mifflin Publishing Co., Boston, and later became a medical secretary. She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church, Winter Park, Grace Church, Waynesville, N.C., and Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church, Moberly. She was a member of the Daughter of the King and the Junior League. Survivors include three daughters, Isobel Stander, Minneapolis, Sarah Jordan-Holmes, Tampa, and Mary Neustifter, Moberly; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Cater Funeral Home Chapel, Moberly.

YORK, JAMES "JIM," 72, of Plant City, died Saturday (Nov. 1, 2003). Born in Golden Meadow, La., he moved here several years ago. He was a truck driver and a Navy veteran. Survivors include four children, J.P., Sam, Tina and Wanda; and 11 grandchildren. Wells Memorial Funeral Home, Plant City.