This page is an online memorial for Orange Park HOG members.


Leo William Lorenzo
8/23/1944 – 8/12/2021
Leo William Lorenzo, age 76, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on Thursday August 12, 2021 at home after a short battle with cancer. He was born on August 23, 1944 in Arcadia, Florida, to Leo and Louise Lorenzo. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Cheryl Marie Lorenzo; and his well-loved and spoiled dogs, Beau, Angel, and Roxie. He is survived by his brother, Don Lorenzo, and his family; a son, Leo “Wayne” Lorenzo, of Valdosta, Georgia; and a daughter and grandson, Staci Lorenzo Suits and Lennon Lorenzo Suits, of Orange Park, Florida.

Leo honorably served his country in the US Navy for 23 years, as a flight engineer and Chief. He earned many honors and service awards, including the Navy Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit Commendation (2 awards), Good Conduct Medal (5 awards), National Defense Medal, Sea Service Ribbon (3 awards), Vietnam Service Medal, and Sharpshooter Ribbon; and had over 10,000 hours in a P3. After retirement from the Navy, he also worked in Civil Service as a flight mechanic.

In his younger years, Leo was an enthusiastic small craft pilot, boater and motorcyclist. He loved all things Harley Davidson, and had a large collection of Harley paraphernalia, as well as Zippo lighters. He was a long-time supporter of K & C Pet Rescue and Adoption Society, Inc.

Leo had a zest for life, and was known by coworkers and friends as a jokester who made everyone laugh with his antics. He had many long-time friendships, and was loved by many, including his girlfriend of five years, Carolyn Jones. He touched the lives of so many people, and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Leo will be especially remembered as a wonderful grandfather.

Funeral Services with military honors will be held at the National Cemetery, followed by a reception, date to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to K & C Pet Rescue and Adoption Society, Inc. or Community Hospice.


John Richard Garrow
07/30/1958 – 11/19/2020
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John “JW” Richard Garrow, 62, of Jacksonville, Florida, born July 30, 1958 in Plattsburgh, New York to Aaron John Garrow and Calla Marie Scribner, went to be with the Lord on November 19, 2020. He was preceded by his parents, aunts, and uncles, including Harvey (Winnie) Garrow. JW is survived by his wife Kathryn, daughters Jennifer (Tim) Hunter and Aimee Garrow, son James Garrow, granddaughter Calla Hunter, and sister Peggy Garrow. JW attended SUNY Plattsburgh where he met the love of his life, Kathryn, and earned a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics in 1980. The two were married in 1983 and together for 37 loving years. JW briefly worked at General Dynamics and Philip Morris before joining AT&T where he was part of the 1984 divestiture and continued as a computer consultant for them in Jacksonville, Florida for the next 22 years. He was hired by S&P Group and enjoyed seven years with them in Bangkok, Thailand. Later in life he worked at Harley Davidson and, most recently, enjoyed helping others in his many roles at the UPS Store.
JW and Kathryn were longtime members of the Orange Park Harley Owners Group. He loved to travel throughout Northeast Florida with the HOG and on family road trips across America. On their annual visits to Plattsburgh, JW always made sure they stopped for michigans, a local favorite. He was an avid gardener who enjoyed growing, canning, and pickling vegetables with his family. As an active member of Mandarin Presbyterian Church, JW served as Deacon, Elder, and, most recently, assisted with parking for large events.
He lived a life full of love and laughter and will be dearly missed. A celebration of his life will be held at 4pm on Sunday, December 20, 2020, at Mandarin Presbyterian Church (2501 Loretto Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32223).

Virginia Penney Davis
07/06/1949 – 4/30/2019
Virginia passed away unexpectedly at home in Moreno Valley, CA from a previously diagnosed brain aneurysm.
She is survived by her loving son, Robert Hodge, also of Moreno Valley.
Virginia loved to fish and loved to ride motorcycles. She was a friend to all.
She was a member of the OP H.O.G. Chapter and loved by Mike Watley.
She will be missed.
Ride on in heaven, Virginia!
A memorial service was held on May 11 at 1530 in Green Cove Springs for Virginia at 3:30pm, Shiloh Baptist Church 1055 county rd 226 off of 17.

Susannah Spencer
07/07/1943 – 2/14/2019
Susannah Angelina Spencer, age 75, lost her battle with breast cancer on February 14, 2019, surrounded by loved ones at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Susannah was born on July 7, 1943 and was raised in Hertfordshire, England. She came to live in the US in 1964 as a nanny and married in 1966. She had a long career with British Airways where she worked at Dulles International Airport in Washington, DC until relocating to Jacksonville in 1986. She worked at State Employees Credit Union in Jacksonville until 2010 and relocated to her beloved home in Riverside in 1998. Susannah loved life and life loved her. She thoroughly enjoyed her retirement and was an avid member of many social clubs including Riverside Tennis Club, The Garden Club of Riverside, Jacksonville British Club, POETS Society of Riverside as well as an active member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Susannah always loved adventure, whether sailing early in life or riding on the back of a Harley later in life. She traveled across the globe always making friends along the way with her infectious smile, zest for life and positive spirit.
Susannah is survived by her three daughters, six grandchildren and her partner, Michael. Susannah was cherished by all and touched the hearts of so many and will be greatly missed. Farewell, our lovely Sassy, you will be in our hearts forever.

Kathleen Dyky
01/11/1951 – 2/05/2019
Kathleen Yarborough Dyky, born on January 11th, 1951 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Betty Bruce Fletcher and the late James Edward Fletcher. She passed away at age 68 on February 5, 2019 in Orange Park, Florida. Kathleen was the beloved wife of LEONARD DYKY for 11 years. She is survived by her daughters, Carol Randolph Jenkins and Shawn Randolph Scoville; brothers, Bruce and James Fletcher; and her sister, Linda Bryan. Kathleen has a blended family of six children, 14 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She retired in 2016 from the Department of Defense Child Development Center at Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, FL after 25 years of service. She devoted her life to her family and all the children she came in contact with. She is at peace now, riding her Harley trike as fast as she wants on Heaven’s open freeway, with the sun shining on her and all our loving memories to fueling her ride. A memorial service was held March 31, from 1 to 3 pm at Adamec Harley Davidson, 1510 Wells Road, Orange Park, FL 32073.

Sharan Blankenship
10/23/1967 – 1/21/2019
It is with heartfelt sorrow to inform you that our new LOH Officer Sharan Blankenship passed away 1/21/2019. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Lee and her family.

Rocky Cox
1956 – 7/5/2017
Rocky was born in Mrytle Beach, SC and moved to Jacksonville, FL from Charlotte, NC in 2004. He got his first motorcycle in 2011 (Honda Interstate). It didn’t take long before he wanted something bigger. He traded that in for a 2017 Ultra Classic Limited Low and that was his prize and joy. He was a big advocate for animal rights and rescue. He had a stroke on 7/3/17 and passed on 7/5/17 at the age of 61.

Cheryl Lorenzo
5/26/1949 – 12/23/2015
Jacksonville Memory Gardens
Cheryl was an active member of the Orange Park HOG chapter along with her husband of 45 years, Leo.

Cheryl was born and raised in Florida, and dedicated her life to helping others as both a Registered Nurse and her passionate volunteer work with K & C Pet Rescue. She will be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

Cheryl was 66 when she found her rest after a 10 month battle with cancer.


Kevin Mann
2/29/1980 – 10/29/2013
Jacksonville Memory Gardens
Kevin was an active member of the Orange Park HOG chapter along with his wife Jeanine and father Al. His passion and lifelong love for motorcycles was evident whenever he spoke to you, and he was a proud owner of a Harley Road King, ’16 model K and ’17 model O Indian motorcycles.

Kevin was born and raised in Florida, graduated from Baldwin High School and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He will be fondly remembered for his genuine kindness and willingness to always help those in need.

Kevin was 33 when he found his rest after a courageous battle with colon cancer.


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