Adrien James Valentine, age 21, son of Russell and Kathleen Valentine, passed away Tuesday, November 14th, 2023 doing what he loved to do, flying his plane. Adrien was a gifted and talented young man. A musician, Eagle Scout, pilot, and skydiver. Adrien was working toward his goal of becoming a commercial pilot.
Adrien leaves behind his parents, Russell Valentine, a Lieutenant serving with Alachua County Fire Rescue for nearly 26 years, his wife Kathleen Valentine, and Sister Kasey.
With permission from the Valentine family we are seeking to raise funds to assist with funeral expenses, unexpected costs. In honor of Adriens love of flying a memorial fund will also be established to give others the opportunity to explore their shared love of the sky and to obtain pilot training.