The victim was identified as Tom Timms, a paramedic for both Magnolia Regional Health Center Emergency Management Services and the Corinth-based Air Evac Life Team.
He was on vacation in Florida with his wife, Rebecca. They were staying in a a beachside condo in Cape San Blas, a remote area of Florida about 50 miles south if Panama City.
No details of the accident were available Monday evening, but officials confirmed the body had been recovered and emergency services did respond to the scene.
The Timms have a son, Eric, a sophomore at Mississippi State University.