Places

  • Ocala is also known as: Marion County / Ocala city.

  • Ocala tourist attractions include: Wild Waters.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: John Brantley (american football player), Caydee Denney (figure skater), Sean Hampton (actor), Daunte Culpepper (american football player), Deanna Wright (teacher and model), Lamar Thomas (american football player), and Mark Collier (actor).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: South Marion Citizen, Star-Banner, and West Marion Messenger.

History

Ocala is a city in Marion County, Florida. As of 2007, the population recorded by the U. S. Census Bureau was 53,491. It is the county seat of Marion County and the principal city of the Ocala, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had an estimated 2007 population of 324,857. Ocala is located near the site of Ocale or Ocali, a major Timucua village and chiefdom during the 16th century. The modern city takes its name from the historical village, the name of which is believed to mean "Big Hammock" in the Timucua language. Hernando de Soto passed through Ocale during his famous expedition through what is today the southeastern United States in 1539. Ocale is not mentioned in any later accounts; it appears to have been abandoned in the wake of de Soto's attack. In 1827 the U. S. military outpost of Fort King was established near the present site of Ocala as a buffer between Seminoles and white settlers. The fort saw service during the Second Seminole War and later acted as the first courthouse for Marion County in 1844. Fort King was the genesis of the modern city of Ocala, which was established in 1846. Greater Ocala is known as the "Kingdom of the Sun". Rail service reached...

The official website for the city of Ocala is http://www.ocalafl.org/.

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Ocala Obituaries

It was disclosed on May 1st, 2016 that Hazel M Richen passed on in Ocala, Florida.  Richen was 96 years old and was born in Casey Co, KY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Hazel M's life.

It was disclosed on April 30th, 2016 that Jake Riley Hunter died in Ocala, Florida.  Hunter was 21 years old and was born in West Hills, CA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jake Riley's life.

It was revealed by Tampa Tribune on April 28th, 2016 that Sara Beverly (Corry) died in Ocala, Florida.  Ms. Beverly was 74 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Sara's life.

It was disclosed on April 6th, 2016 that Kellis Ezakiel Holley passed away in Ocala, Florida.  Holley was 83 years old and was born in Alvon, WV.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Kellis Ezakiel's life.

It was noted by Tampa Tribune on March 30th, 2016 that Ray Edward Hall passed on in Ocala, Florida.  Hall was 79 years old and was born in Opp, AL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ray Edward's life.

It was written on March 30th, 2016 that Edward Carrigan passed away in Ocala, Florida.  Carrigan was 85 years old and was born in Huntington, WV.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Edward's life.

It was written by New Bern Sun Journal on March 17th, 2016 that Lois Jane McClay (Twyford) died in Ocala, Florida.  Ms. McClay was 98 years old and was born in Palmer, PA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Lois Jane's life.

It was disclosed on March 13th, 2016 that Jon Daniel "Dan" Techentin perished in Ocala, Florida.  Techentin was 82 years old and was born in Glen Elln, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Jon Daniel "Dan"'s life.

It was disclosed on March 4th, 2016 that Donna Kay Cascino died in Ocala, Florida.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Donna Kay's life.

It was written on January 30th, 2016 that Margaret J "Joan" James (Nelson) perished in Ocala, Florida.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Margaret J "Joan"'s life.

All Funeral Homes in Ocala

Hiers Advanced Planning

The staff members of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique. No...

Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory

Recognizing a need to serve an increasing number of families just outside of our Leesburg area we opened our Lady Lake-The Villages Chapel under the direction of Joe Sellers in 1990. As the area continued to grow, so did we. By renovating and...

Cason Funeral & Cremation Service

Established in 1976, Cason Funeral and Cremation Service is owned and operated by Luther E. Cason. The Cason Funeral & Cremation Services family is here to serve your family with compassion and care. We want to provide you with memorable and...

Fero Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Funeral Home

Fero Memorial Gardens was founded in 1971 by Samuel Kellner, the original developer of Beverly Hills, Florida. At that time, it was known as Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens. In 1991, the property was purchased by Orlando Fero, who built the...

Knauff Funeral Home

Welcome to Knauff Funeral Homes,, proudly serving the Williston & Chiefland areas for over 63 years. Our experienced and compassionate staff of funeral directors help families celebrate life with dignity and respect.

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Astral Industries Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
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Brown Memorial Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
Bruce Ocala Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
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Cemetery Marketing Consultants
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
Cunninghams' Funeral Home PA
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
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Forest Lawn Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
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Good Shepherd Memorial Gardens
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
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Hiers Advanced Planning
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
Hiers Baxley Funeral Service
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
Hiers Baxley Funeral Services
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Service
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
Highland Memorial Park
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
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Jennings Archway Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
Johnson-Snow Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
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National Cremation Society
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
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Roberts Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
Roberts Funeral Home Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
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Sellers Funeral Home Preneed
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
Snow's Funeral Ministry
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185
Summers Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Ocala, WA 98185

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Baxley wants another shot at State House seat, but newcomer Hageloh stands in his way
His endorsements list includes Rubio, Mitt Romney and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. While working at a funeral parlor ... Hageloh, a longtime Ocala resident, said that after more than two decades with Apple, he was spurred into politics by a conversation ...
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Debra A. Carman, 52
Carman II of Ocala, Fla., the late Eleanor (Davin ... ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Route 62), Wilmington, from 2 to 4 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 4 p.m ...
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Barbara Huggins has three to six months to live, and she's grateful for family, friends and hospice
The longtime Ocala resident was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in October ... She formed her own sales representative agency when she couldn't get hired in Florida and has served as a guardian ad litem and director of the American Red Cross for Marion ...
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Joan E. Eliuk, 73
John Eliuk of Salem, James and Chris Eliuk of Ocala, Fla., and Jeffrey Eliuk of Salem ... A visitation will be held on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St. location, Peabody. Relatives and friends are kindly ...
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