W. H. Ergle, Jr. of High Springs passed away at Shands Hospital on May 24, 2014.

Mr. Ergle was born in Island Grove, Fla., on Dec. 23, 1924. He was preceded in death by his first wife Florence Sprow Ergle; his parents Willie Henry Ergle, Sr. and Missouri Ergle; two sisters Margaret Ergle and Christine Bussey; and one brother Tommy Ergle.

Survivors include his second wife Eva Pressley Ergle; daughter Sharon (John) Hammock; two grandsons Ryan Hammock and Michael (Crystal) Hammock; stepchildren Glenn (June) Pressley, Sharon Dale (Terry) Malphers, and Don (Sharon) Pressley; three sisters Effie Cain, Marie Crosby and Diane (Paul) Hadsock; four brothers Norman Ergle, Allen (Kathy) Ergle, Louis (Jean) Ergle and Frankie (Pat) Ergle; six step-grandchildren and eight step-great grandchildren.

Services were held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Forest Grove Baptist Church, 22575 NW 94th Ave., Alachua, Fla., with Reverend Warren Chesser and Pastor Rick Ergle officiating.

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606, Forest Grove Baptist Church, or your favorite charity.