Upton Fire Department
The Villages, FL
End of Service: 10/15/2022
Circumstances: Job related cancer
Awarded EMT of the year, established first paramedic level in Upton Fire, 30 + years in EMS. After his diagnosis, he continued to be a disciple of God being a church deacon, medical response team, and risk management team. With his chemo pack strapped to his side, he helped elders move to assisted living, helped clean out homes and make them accessible to a wheelchair, and participated in the church Christmas play.
He was a father, a son, a husband, and a friend. He lived by the teachings of the Bible. Until he was taken home. He was ride support for the Kentucky route for 3 years and along with the Colorado route.