December 28, 1941 – May 5, 2019
Kerin “KP” Paul Florian, 77, of Midway Park died May 5, 2019 at his home. KP was a retired GySgt of the United States Marine Corps, having served in Vietnam. He loved his country and served with pride and honor. He received the Bronze Star W/Combat “V”, Purple Heart W/1 star, Presidential Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal W “1960” Device, Vietnam Service Medal W/5 STARS, Navy Unit Commendation Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry W/Palm and Frame Meritorious Mast DTD 710607, Good Conduct Medal W/2 STARS, Meritorious Unit Citation, Rifle Expert Badge 7th award, & Pistol Expert Badge 8th award. He also loved NASCAR, especially Richard Petty, and was an avid golfer. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert & Erma Florian and his brother, Michael Florian. He is survived by his wife, Margaret G. Florian. Sons, Paul Florian (Jodie) of Jacksonville, & Ken Florian of Sasebo, Japan. Step son, Joseph S. Pittman of Richlands. Step daughters, Theresa Lowe (Michael) of Beulaville, Lori Bright (Sammy) of Jacksonville & Carol Carol (Charles) of Midway Park. Brothers, David Florian (Donna) of Buffalo, NY, Charles Florian & partner Wayne Hall of Kissimmee, FL, & Robert Florian (Mary Ellen) of Florida. Sister, Barbara Collier of Sanford, FL. Six Grandchildren & One great grandchild. A private memorial service will be held. Arrangements by Johnson Funeral home, Jacksonville
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May 14, 2019
I’ll miss your dry jokes and hearing you call me “Slim” more than you will ever know. I love you and know that you are walking now without any pain, breathing effortlessly and rejoicing in the presence of the Lord. Until we meet again . . .
May 6, 2019
Margie and family I am so sorry for your loss. May the memories you have of KP give you comfort. Much love and prayers Rose