Alan K. Ernst

Alan Kenneth Ernst, 61, left in peace on Friday, October 12, 2018 comforted by his wife Cindy and children Alan, Courtney, Kristen and Kaelyn.

Knowing Alan (Big Al) means you know he was a man of a million questions with the answer to more, a quick wit, could fix anything, with a heart of gold and most of all deep love, devotion and pride of his family (and of course, his ’69 Camaro:{

Also survived by his mother Lorna Ernst, sister Lorie Krieg, brothers Bret and Emil Ernst (New Port Richey, FL), among numerous relatives. Those departed before him were his father, Emil and grandparents.

Cremation has taken place and his family will gather to celebrate his life at a later date on the Gulf of Mexico.

“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I will stay there forever” – Winnie the Pooh

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