Elton Hedges, Jr (February 28, 1951 - September 13, 2023)

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Elton Hedges, Jr
  • February 28, 1951
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  • September 13, 2023

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Elton Lawrence Hedges Jr. “Big Al”, age 72 passed peacefully on September 13th, 2023 at home in Port Orange, Florida surrounded by family.

Al is survived by his wife, Paula Hedges, of 36 years; his mother, Helen Hedges; his four brothers, Michael, Bradford, Ronald and Kenneth Hedges; his children, Todd Hedges, Lindsay Brannan and husband David, and Jessica Booth; as well as many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Elton Hedges Sr.

Al was born on February 28th, 1951 in Montpelier, Vermont. He graduated from Agawam High School in Agawam, Massachusetts. Al built an automotive business in Agawam, Massachusetts called Eagle Automotive before moving to Florida in 1992 and built Eagle Automotive Mobile Lube Express as a local master mechanic for 30 plus years.

Al was a great family man and loving father. He married Paula in 1987 and spent 40 years raising yours, mine and our children together. Al was an avid spectator of local motorsports with a passion for vintage automobiles. His family and friends will always remember him as a dependable and thoughtful man who cared for his family and friends deeply.

Family, friends, and acquaintances are invited to reminisce, grieve and support one another starting at 5:30 pm on Friday September 22nd, 2023 at Baldwin Brothers Funeral and Cremation Home with services to follow at 6:30 pm, officiated by Chaplain Mary Dowd.

Baldwin Brothers Funeral and Cremation Home is located at 620 Dunlawton Avenue in Port Orange, Florida 32127.


Service

Location:
Baldwin Brothers - Port Orange
620 Dunlawton Avenue, Port Orange, Florida 32127
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Date & Time:
September 22, 2023 at 6:30 PM



Visitation

Times:
September 22, 2023
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM



Location:
Baldwin Brothers - Port Orange
620 Dunlawton Avenue, Port Orange, Florida 32127
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  1. Courtney Cross-Burgos says:
    13 Jan 2024
    Paula lucy just told me. So sorry for your loss you and the family are in my thoughts and prayers

  2. Kim Newkirk says:
    24 Oct 2023
    Paula, I'm so sorry to have just heard this. Though we haven't talked in some time, I wanted you to know how loved Big Al was, and I know you will be missing him. Sending my heartfelt sympathies.
    Kim

  3. Pamela Thomas lit a candle:
    18 Sep 2023
    Lit since September 18, 2023 at 9:26:22 AM

  4. Joe Dowd lit a candle:
    17 Sep 2023
    Lit since September 17, 2023 at 9:05:10 AM

  5. Joan Lisee lit a candle:
    17 Sep 2023
    Lit since September 17, 2023 at 9:14:22 AM

  6. Joan Lisee says:
    17 Sep 2023
    Todd cheerish all your memories with your dad . Someday you will see him again. He was a Great dad . Your dad will be waiting for you so you can ride motorcycles again. Love Aunty Joan

  7. Debbie Ryan lit a candle:
    16 Sep 2023
    Lit since September 16, 2023 at 9:41:57 PM

  8. Debbie Ryan says:
    16 Sep 2023
    A wonderful and true friend. I will always cherish the memories made. I will always remember you (And your yummy apple
    Pie).

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