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Mitchell "Tim" Starling

November 26, 2023

Mitchell "Tim" Starling Obituary

Mr. Mitchell Timothy “ Tim” Starling , age 77, of Macclenny, FL passed away Sunday, November 26th following a tragic accident. Mr. Starling was a lifelong resident of Baker County, FL and was a member of the Macclenny Primitive Baptist Church. He was a graduate of the University of Florida where he obtained a degree in physical education and also attended the University of North Florida where he earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration in 1974. Mr. Starling was a teacher at the Baker County High School where he also coached football and baseball. He later became the Superintendent of the Baker County School System from 1976 to 1996. He was a Dean at the Baker County Middle School until his retirement. Mr. Starling loved his family and was very proud of all of their accomplishments. He enjoyed golf, cooking, serving others, and the Florida Gators. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ira and Maebelle Smith Starling and one sister, Nora Starling. Mr. Starling is survived by his loving wife of almost 57 years, Martha Starling: two sons, Shay Starling (Nancy) of Keystone Heights, FL and Brett Starling (Jenni) of Glen St. Mary, FL: one sister, Betty Meek of St. Simons Island, GA. Three grandchildren, Kameron Stricklin (Zach) of St. Augustine, FL, Karsyn Starling of Satsuma, FL and Kanon Gonzalez of Glen St. Mary, FL also survive. A funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Starling will be held at 10:30 A.M., Monday, December 4th at Christian Fellowship Temple with Elder David Crawford and Elder Michael Green officiating. Visitation and gathering with the family will be from 3 to 5 P.M., Sunday, December 3rd at the church. Interment will follow the funeral service in Woodlawn Cemetery, Macclenny, FL. Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 E., Macclenny, FL has been entrusted with the service arrangements. In lieu of flowers please consider contributions to the Baker County Education Foundation at 270 South Blvd. E., Macclenny, FL, 32063. Please visit to leave condolences for the family.

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December 3, 2023

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Christian Fellowship Temple

Macclenny , Florida 32063

Funeral Service
December 4, 2023

10:30 AM
Christian Fellowship Temple

Macclenny , Florida 32063


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