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Date of Issue: May 26, 2010

Obituaries

Douglas Arthur Barnes

Douglas Arthur Barnes, 46, of Bradenton Beach and formerly of Key West, died May 19.

Private services are planned at a later date in New York.

Mr. Barnes is survived by parents Frederick and Judith of Amagansett, N.Y.; sisters Jennifer Small of Phoenixville, Pa., Debra Parks of Glen Mills, Pa., and Erin Johnston of Dallas; brothers Frederick Jr. of Lansdale, Pa., and Matthew of Kremmling, Colo.

Robert R. Reppenhagen

Robert R. Reppenhagen, 83, of Anna Maria Island, formerly of Grand Blanc, Mich., died May 18 at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements are by Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 W. Hill Road, Flint, Mich.

Jared Lee Shuman

Jared Lee Shuman, 26, died May 15.

Mr. Shuman was a graduate of Bayshore High School and Florida State University, where he majored in creative writing. He enjoyed sports, broadcasting, comedy, music and movies. He was a loyal Seminole and a sports commentator on the program “Tomahawk Talk” for WVFS, “The Voice of FSU,” in Tallahassee.

A memorial gathering was held May 21 at Palma Sola Botanical Park. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory-26th Street Chapel, Bradenton, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made in Jared's name to H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, UTC-Found, 12902 Magnolia Ave., Tampa FL 33612. Online condolences may be made at www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.

Mr. Shuman is survived by parents Jody and Louise; grandparents Chester and Ellen Bell of Cortez; grandfather Herbert Shuman of Wauchula; many uncles, aunts and cousins; dear friends John Breuer, Kris and Andrea Gaffney and devoted best buddy, Robbie Hamilton.

Jon E. Spencer

Jon E. Spencer, 60, Bradenton, died May 18. 

Mr. Spencer was born Feb. 21, 1950, in Pomeroy, Ohio. He was a graduate of Manatee High School. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and was a trustee of Harvey Memorial Church, where he ran the sound system. He enjoyed sailing, drawing, painting, sports, music, politics and writing letters to the editor, several of which were published. 

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 6, at Harvey Memorial Church, 300 Church Ave., Bradenton Beach. Memorial donations may be made to Harvey Church, 300 Church Ave., Bradenton Beach FL 34217, or to Tidewell Hospice & Palliative Care, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238.

Mr. Spencer is survived by sister Charlesana Sloan of Lakeland and brother Jim of Bradenton.

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