Obituary for William A. Stark


William A. Stark

William A. Stark, 81, of Claypool, Indiana, died on 7/3/2010 at 8:10 pm at his residence. He was born on June 14, 1928 in Newberry, Indiana.

William was the son of Herman and Gaynell (Hale) Stark. He lived most of his life in Kosciusko County working in various construction jobs from the 1960's, 70's and into the 80's.
He married Marie Mae Warner on December 12, 1953 in Converse, Indiana.
William served in the U.S. Army Air Force at the end of World War II and then the U.S. Air Force during the Berlin Airlift until being honorably discharged on September 17, 1949. He was a former member of American Legion Post #258, Pierceton.
William is survived by his Wife; Marie Mae Stark, Warsaw, Indiana
1 Daughter; Betty (and spouse Billy H.) Poe, Warsaw, Indiana
2 Sons; William A. Stark II, Claypool, Indiana
Herman Wade (and spouse Laura) Stark, Peru, Indiana
1 Sister; Wilma Shaw, Linton, Indiana
10 grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 2 Daughters.

Services will be held at Graveside service at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Lyons, Indiana on Friday, July 9, 2010 at 2:00 pm. Calling hours will be 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Pierceton funeral chapel on Thursday, July 8, 2010. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Lyons, Indiana.

McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton, Indiana is in charge of arrangements. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the William A. Stark Funeral Fund, C/o McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel.



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