John Stambaugh

John H. Stambaugh, 82, of St. Augustine died at 9:08 p.m. May 21, 2011, at the Care Center of Abingdon.

He was born Nov. 14, 1928, in Rock Island, a son of John Carl and Ruth Almyra Lear Stambaugh. He married Melba G. Green on Feb. 18, 1946, in Davenport, Iowa. She preceded him in death on Jan. 29, 2008.

Also preceding him in death were one son, James H. Stambaugh; two brothers, Clyde Belville and Max Stambaugh; and three sisters, Lucretia Stambaugh, Annis Phelps and Ellen Day.

Surviving are three sons, Hughie L. (and Anne) Stambaugh of Earl Park, Ind., John A. (and Becky) Stambaugh and Lloyd A. (and Terry) Stambaugh both of St. Augustine; seven grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was a union construction worker.

He was a member of Laborers Local #274 of Lafayette, Ind.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Gary Sheets officiating. Burial will be in Vermont Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or donor's choice.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/25/2011

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