Ernest Raymond Spiva and wife Florine Harrison. Ernest was born 20 March 1904 at Williams Bayou near Deer Point Lake. He marred Florine Harrison of Lynn Haven on 17 May 1925.She was born 12 December 1906 at Greenwood in Jackson County, Florida. He built a home on Grace Avenue in Panama City, where they had two children, Betty Sue abd Ernest Raymond Jr. Like his father, he became a harbor pilot and served for 42 years. He wrote the only book about Florida piloting during his four year term as president of the Florida Bar Pilots Association. He died on 19 August 1979 and his wife died the following year, on 22 December 1980. Both are buried in the Spiva plot at Greenwood Cemetery.



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