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Updated: 10/04/2013 06:31:46PM

Peter John Medhurst

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Peter John “Steve” Medhurst, 90, of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.

He was born Feb. 22, 1923, in London, England, to Frank and Elliane Medhurst.

Peter served in the Royal Air Force as a Navigator during World War II. He retired from Proctor & Gamble as a mechanical engineer. Peter was an avid golfer, and a member of Oyster Creek Golf and Country Club in Englewood, Fla. He was also a member of the Englewood RC Flying Club, and had a passion for flying model planes.

He is survived by his children, Jacqueline Yager and Stephen Medhurst; brother, Geoffrey Medhurst; sister, Margaret Handy; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Peter was preceded in death by his wife, Violet Medhurst.

A gathering will be held from 1:30 p.m. until a memorial service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at McKee Funeral Home, 14583 Tamiami Trail, North Port, Fla. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238. For online condolences, please visit

Arrangements are by McKee Funeral Home.

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