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Sam Stapleton, 69

The funeral service for Sam Stapleton, 69, will be Satuday, March 6, 2004, at 3:00 p.m., at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, Columbia, KY, with Bro Jim Goff officiating.

Mr. Stapleton, of 3260 Allen Schoolhouse Road, Columbia, KY (the Lovedale Community), passed away Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Westlake Regional hospital in Columbia, KY, after several weeks illness.

He was the son of the late Miller H. and Ogin Cowan Stapleton.

He is survived by his wife, Delois "Sissy" Harmon Stapleton, Columbia, and athe following:
  • Two sons: Harold Stapleton and his wife, Sherry, Russell Springs, KY; and Roger Stapleton, Columbia, KY
  • One daughter: Peggy Dudgeon and her husband, Billy, Campbellsville, KY
  • One brother: E.C. Stapleton, Louisville, KY
  • One sister, Agnes Burton, Edinburg, IN
  • Three grandchildren: April Dudgeon, Megan Stapleton, and Skyler Stapleton
  • Two special "grandchildren": Lisa and Teresa Newton
Mr. Stapleton was retired from American Standard in Louisville, KY. He was a member of the Free Union Separate Baptist Church and a U.S. Army Veteran.

Interment will be in the Bearwallow Cemetery.

The family requests visitation after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2002, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: you trust, caring for people you love.

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