Emory DeWayne Cardell, 36, of Lake City, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Shands University of Florida Hospital in Gainesville after a sudden illness. He was born in Gainesville, FL on September 18, 1982 to Lela Watts Brown. He has made Lake City his home most of his life and was a Handy Man. In his spare time, he enjoyed being on the river and he enjoyed fishing.
He is survived by his mother, Lela W. Brown of Lake City; brothers, Ronald Watts (Gina) of Mississippi and Charles Michael Brown of Lake City. He is also survived by three children along with numerous friends.
A celebration of life service for Mr. Cardell will be conducted on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 3:00 P.M. in the Gateway-Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 P.M. (two hours prior to the services) at the funeral home. m.
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