Funeral Homes in Eglin AFB, FL


Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Eglin AFB.

Suburbs of Eglin AFB: Dfafs, Duke Field AFS, Eglin, Elgin, Elgin AFB.

Zip codes in the city: 32542.

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Emerald Coast Funeral Home

Funeral Services Coming together with friends and family, whether in a formal funeral or a more relaxed memorial service, gives everyone the opportunity to share memories, express emotions, and find comforting support. Whether you choose burial...

Brackney Funeral Service

Brackney Funeral Service is a family owned and operated, full service funeral home located in beautiful Crestview, Florida. We have been proudly serving our community since 1998 and since the beginning our mission has been to help ease the burden...

Nearby Funeral Homes for Eglin AFB

Brackney Funeral Service
480 E James Lee Blvd
Crestview, FL 32539
Clary-Glenn Funeral Home
150 State Highway 20 E
Freeport, FL 32439
Crestview Memorial Funeral Home
492 East Pine Ave
Crestview, FL 32539
Emerald Coast Funeral Home
161 Racetrack Road, N.W.
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Emerald Coast Memorials
832 N Ferdon Blvd
Crestview, FL 32539
Evans Funeral Home
668 Walden Rd
Defuniak Springs, FL 32433
Fort Walton Beach Cemetery
316 Beal Pkwy Nw
Ft Walton Bch, FL 32547
Gainer Funeral Home
605 Oak St Nw
Ft Walton Bch, FL 32544
Heritage Gardens Funeral Home
2201 Partin Dr N
Niceville, FL 32578
Lewis Funeral Home
7794 Navarre Pkwy
Navarre, FL 32563
Live Oak Park Memorial
112 E North Ave
Crestview, FL 32539
Mc Kinnie Funeral Home
398 Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Crestview, FL 32536
Mc Laughlin Twin City Funeral
1405 John Sims Pkwy E
Niceville, FL 32578
McLaughlin Mortuary
17 Chestnut Ave Se
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home
436 W James Lee Blvd
Crestview, FL 32536

Facts about the city

Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) (IATA: VPS, ICAO: KVPS, FAA LID: VPS) is a United States Air Force base located approximately 3 miles (5 kilometers) southwest of Valparaiso, Florida in Okaloosa County.The host unit at Eglin is the 96th Test Wing (formerly the 96th Air Base Wing). The 96 TW is the test and evaluation center for Air Force air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, Command and Control systems, and Air Force Special Operations Command systems.Eglin AFB was established in 1935 as the Valparaiso Bombing and Gunnery Base. It is named in honor of Lieutenant Colonel Frederick I. Eglin (1891–1937), who was killed in a crash of his Northrop A-17 pursuit aircraft on a flight from Langley to Maxwell Field, Alabama.

Eglin AFB Obituaries

It was noted by New Haven Register on November 1st, 2018 that Linda Zavatkay (Weber) passed on in Connecticut.  Ms. Zavatkay was 64 years old and was born in Eglin AFB, FL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Linda's life.

It was noted by Topeka Capital-Journal on December 17th, 2013 that Henry Orville Wright died in Topeka, Kansas.  Wright was 62 years old and was born in Eglin AFB, FL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Henry Orville's life.

It was noted by Modesto Bee on January 22nd, 2013 that Richard Coker passed on in Modesto, California.  Coker was 58 years old and was born in Eglin AFB, FL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Richard's life.


It was named in honor of WWI aviator and test pilot Lt Col Frederick Irving Eglin. A ceremony was held in June 1939 for the dedication and unveiling of a plaque honoring Valparaiso, Florida banker and businessman James E. First rated as a military aviator in 1917, Lt Col Eglin helped train other Army flyers during World War I. Plew, as founder of Eglin Field. On 1 Jan 1937, while assigned to General Headquarters, Air Force at Langley AFB Field, VA, Colonel Eglin was killed in the crash of his Northrop A-17 pursuit aircraft on a flight from Langley to Maxwell AFB Field, Alabama.

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