VeteranHomer Stambaugh

Homer Keith Stambaugh, 73, of Jacksonville, formerly of Browning, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville.

He was born Aug. 24, 1924, in Browning, the son of Dewey and Muriel Cox Stambaugh. He married Ethel R. D’Camp. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Beverly Tangman of Jacksonville and Debi Stambaugh of Agoura Hills, Calif.; one son, Robert of Jacksonville; two sisters, Mrs. Collis (Ruth) Trone of Astoria and Mrs. Verle (Norma) Chockley of rural Astoria; five grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

He was a farmer in Browning. He later worked in the laundry department at Jacksonville Developmental Center and also at Illinois College and Hertzberg-New Method Book Bindery. He volunteered for the Salvation Army. He was an Army veteran, serving at Camp Stewart, Ga.

Services were held Saturday at Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Graveside services were held Saturday afternoon at Browning Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/21/1998

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