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 noted by Tampa Tribune on August 19th, 2015 that Richard j Sr Walsh passed on in Ocala, Florida.  Walsh was 86 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Richard j Sr's life.

It was revealed on August 3rd, 2015 that Mary Louise "Bobbie" Franklin (Lewis) passed on in Ocala, Florida.  Ms. Franklin was 72 years old and was born in Chicago, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Louise "Bobbie"'s life.

It was reported on July 26th, 2015 that Edna Irene Isenhour (Shook) died in Ocala, Florida.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Edna Irene's life.

It was revealed by Ocala Star Banner on June 29th, 2015 that Norton Bryan McNeal died in Ocala, Florida.  McNeal was 90 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Norton Bryan's life.

It was reported by Ocala Star Banner on June 29th, 2015 that Mark Irving McIntyre passed on in Ocala, Florida.  McIntyre was 52 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mark Irving's life.

It was noted by Ocala Star Banner on June 27th, 2015 that Edith Jane Dick (Pryce) perished in Ocala, Florida.  Ms. Dick was 87 years old and was born in Philadelphia, PA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Edith Jane's life.

It was written by Ocala Star Banner on June 27th, 2015 that Charles I Homoki passed on in Ocala, Florida.  Homoki was 80 years old and was born in Budapest, .  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Charles I's life.

It was disclosed by Ocala Star Banner on June 27th, 2015 that Esther Mae Mount (Merritt) passed on in Ocala, Florida.  Ms. Mount was 92 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Esther Mae's life.

It was written by Ocala Star Banner on June 26th, 2015 that Mary Edna Cich (Chaissson) passed on in Ocala, Florida.  Ms. Cich was 89 years old and was born in Westbrook, ME.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Edna's life.

It was written by Ocala Star Banner on June 26th, 2015 that Charles R Hass passed away in Ocala, Florida.  Hass was 78 years old and was born in Dangerfield, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Charles R's life.

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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

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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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