Lynda Marie Rountree left this world peacefully on Monday September 28, 2015 in the E.T. York Haven Hospice Center. She was born on January 19, 1946 to Arthur Rountree Sr. and Marie Rountree in Gainesville, Florida where Lynda lived her entire life; graduating from Gainesville High School in 1964. Lynda went on to earn her AA through Sante Fe Community College in 1966. She began her career in the Division of Children’s Medical Services, now known as DOH Children’s Medical Services, retiring after more than 20 years. Lynda was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Arthur Wallace “Poopy” Rountree, Jr., one daughter Julie Hilbrant of Tallahassee, Fl. and her uncle Donald Rountree. She is survived by two nephews, Arthur Wallace Rountree, III and Aric Rountree as well as one niece, Kathryn Hensley of Norfolk, Va. She also leaves behind her life partner and caretaker John Williams. Lynda’s friends and loved ones would describe her as a strong willed, caring and outspoken individual. She had numerous life – long friends and of course everyone knew of her love of her pets. She lived her life according to her terms, right down to her departure. No matter how much time will pass she will hold a special place in her loved ones’ hearts.