HOUSE, A.F. “Scoop”, 81, of Brooksville, Florida, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019.
He was born October 7, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey and came to Brooksville 64 years ago from St. Petersburg, Florida. He worked for Troy’s Tractor as Inventory Manger and was the Building Maintenance Manager for the Hernando County Health Department. He was a volunteer and Assistant Chief at the Brooksville Fire Department, a Florida Highway Patrol Auxiliary Lieutenant for the Brooksville Unit from 1982-1990, a member of the LifeSouth 5 gallon club and a Girl Scout Dad for 15 years.
He is survived by his daughters, Judy Padgett and Sandy Preston; grandson, Matthew Padgett (Chelsea) and great-granddaughters, Morgan and Mckenzie Padgett.
A Visitation for family and friend will be held from 12:30-2:00pm, Friday, November 29, 2019 at Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel, where Funeral Services begin at 2:00pm, with Reverend David Hope officiating. Burial will be private at Florida Hills Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
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