Larry Johnson played for the Expos in 1975 and 1976.
Read more:Homegoing Celebration for Mr. Larry Doby Johnson of Tampa, FL who passed away May 26, 2013 will be held Saturday June 1, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at Bible Based Fellowship Church of Temple Terrace, 8718 N 46th St ., with Rev. Earl Mason, Sr., pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
Mr. Larry Doby Johnson was born August 17, 1950 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Hozzie Johnson and Elizabeth Murry. Larry was dearly loved and supported by his parents Elizabeth and Early Lee Murry. He was a member of Bible Based Fellowship Church of Temple Terrace, a former Major League Baseball player and educator.
Fred Whitfield, who actually died in January but his death was not reported here, played for the Expos in his final season, 1970.
Read more:Fred Dwight Whitfield Sr., of Vandiver, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 31, 2013, at the age of 75.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Leverton Whitfield; one daughter, Tammy Acre (Mike); five sons, Fred Whitfield Jr. (Lynn), Teddy Whitfield (Debbie), Jeff Whitfield (Jan), Max Whitfield (Tracy), Derek Whitfield (Tammy); and granddaughter by birth, daughter by choice, Cherie Bailey; as well as a host of loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and one sister, Joy Wear.
Fred enjoyed a 13-year professional baseball career and retired from Anderson Electric. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed playing bluegrass and gospel music on his guitar.