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Barry Edward Stargel, Sr., Green County, KY, Adair Co. native (1951-2016)

Mr. Stargel had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist Faith. He was a sewing machine mechanic and farmer. He was a member of a highly regarded family, with deep family ties in Green and Adair Counties, and elsewhere. His wife of 23 years, Martha Milby Stargel, survives. He leaves 14 direct living descendants.
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Barry Edward Stargel, Sr. , Green County, KY, departed this life Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital, Greensburg, KY.

The funeral service for Barry Edward Stargel, Sr., will be a tFoster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court Street, Greensburg, KY, at 2pmCT, Friday, May 13, 2016, Visitation was 5pm-8pmCT, Thursday and will be after 7amCT, Friday Interment will be in Noe Cemetery in the Gabe Community. Bro. Greg Whitlow will be the officiating clergy.

Pallbearers: Barry Stargel, Jr., Rodney Stargel, Jared Stargel, Jr. Curry, Russ Bradshaw, John Bradshaw, and Jamie Eads.

Honorary Pallbearers: Daniel Bradshaw, Olyn Caven, Gene Vaughn, Bill Whitlow, Robert Blakeman, David Patterson, nieces and nephews.

Barry Edward Stargel, Sr., Adair Co. native (1951-2016)

Barry Edward Stargel, Sr. was born May 14, 1951 in Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Laura Pyles and Clarence Stargel. He departed this life Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospita, Greensburg, Green County, KY, having attained the age of 64 years, 11 months and 26.

Mr. Stargel had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist Faith. He was a sewing machine mechanic and farmer.

Besides his parents he is preceded in death by three brothers: Artis Stargel, Hubert Stargel and an infant brother; two sisters: Almeda Redmon and Annie Hartman.

He is survived by his wife Martha Milby Stargel whom he married October 18, 1992 and the following:
  • Two sons and three daughters: Scott Stargel, Misty Vanarsdale and her husband Jason , Taressa Stargel, all of Adair County, KY; and Terra Milby and her husband Scott and Barry Stargel, Jr. of Greensburg, KY

  • One sister: Imogene Curry and her husband Ben of Shepherdsville, KY

  • One brother: Roger Stargel of Adair County, KY

  • Four brothers-in-law: Earl Redmon of Shepherdsville, KY; Reg Hartman of Indiana; Joel Milby and his wife Frankie and Jeff Milby and his wife Eva, all of Greensburg, KY

  • And nine grandchildren
Send condolences to the family of Barry Edward Stargel, Sr.

Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 Greensburg Street, Greensburg, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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