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Leon Dwight Barnhill, Sr.

August 24, 1945 ~ December 22, 2020 (age 75)


Dwight Barnhill age 75 of Crestview passed away on Tuesday December 22, 2020. He was born in Okaloosa County on August 24, 1945 to Pasco Leon and Ola Mae McCurly Barnhill. Dwight grew up in Okaloosa County and loved to hunt and fish. He spent many a Saturday’s watching college football, but most of all he loved his family. Dwight was preceded in death by his parents a sister Bobbi Jean Barnhill.

Dwight is survived by his children: Leon Dwight Barnhill, Jr., Tina Marie Donaldson and husband John, and Paul Barnhill; Brother Roy Barnhill and his wife Carlene and sisters: Betty Ogles and Shirley Watts; his grandchildren: Jaime Roberts, Kyle Roberts, Katelyn Roberts, Zack Roberts, Lillyana Donaldson, and Travis Barnhill, and one great grandson Justin James Barnhill.

The family will have a private service at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family would like money donated to his son Leon, Jr to help with his care:

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