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Dr. JC Webb

Edited from the Gainesville Sun (Tuesday, March 27, 2012):

 Dr. JC Webb, age 81, of Gainesville, FL, passed away on Wednesday March 21, 2012 in Gainesville.

JC was born in Alabama on March 31, 1930. He was a veteran of the Korean War, having served on the destroyer USS Mansfield as an Electrician's Mate. Dr. Webb graduated from Auburn and received his Master's degree and Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee. He moved his family to Gainesville in 1970, and worked for the USDA, Agricultural Research Service in Gainesville, FL until retiring in 1989. Dr. Webb was an international authority on insect bioacoustics.

 Dr. Webb received many awards for his scientific work including the National Society of Professional Engineers Award for the Agricultural Research Service Federal Engineer of the Year in Feb. 1987.  He enjoyed fishing and gardening and above all being with family. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and uncle.  He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Earline, son Michael E. Webb, son Daniel H. Webb and his wife and 3 grandchildren Jaime L. Webb, Dylan Webb and Daniel Webb.

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  12 April 2012  rmankin