In Memory of

Howard

"Chief

Red

Eagle"

Oxendine

Obituary for Howard "Chief Red Eagle" Oxendine

Howard W. Oxendine (Chief Red Eagle), 73, of Bushnell, FL, passed away Friday, March 27, 2020, in Leesburg, FL. He was a member of Croom-a-Coochee Baptist Church and Native American Christian Church. Howard was a devoted Christian and loved his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He was a member of the Sumter County Historical Society, the Dade Battlefield Society and the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce. He was Chief Red Eagle of Pan-o-kee Native American Tribe of Central Florida.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Darlene Oxendine of Bushnell, FL; daughter: Linda (David) Douglas of Leesburg, FL; sons: Eslie (Becky) Oxendine, David (Mindy) Oxendine, Paul (Christine) Oxendine, Tommy (Patricia) Story, all of Bushnell, FL; 15 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; brothers: Homer Junior Oxendine (Inara), H.B. Oxendine, all of Bushnell, FL; sisters: Mary Lee Hayes of Webster, FL and Anita (Michael) Koerner of Koernersville, NC.

A private family service will be held and he will be laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida.

Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell, Florida.