Richard Stambaugh

Richard StambaughRichard D. Stambaugh, 84, of Astoria died at 6 a.m. Aug. 23, 2017, at home.

He was born March 19, 1933, in Astoria, a son of Freeman D. and Mary E. Trone Stambaugh. He married Jeannette B. Norton on July 11, 1954, in Beardstown. She survives.

Also surviving are five daughters, Mary (and Johnny) Groves and Peggy McCombs, both of Astoria, Rhonda (and John) Hunter of Browning, Denise (and fiancée Chad Mertens) Stambaugh of Macomb and Angela (and Harry) Waugh of Monmouth; five sons, Ricky (and Michelle) Stambaugh of Rushville, Ronald Stambaugh of Astoria, David (and Carolyn) Stambaugh of Beardstown, James Stambaugh of Galesburg and Daniel (and Tracy) Stambaugh of Augusta; one sister, Verna (and Dorvan) McCormick of Astoria; one brother, Paul (and Carol) Stambaugh of Astoria; 24 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two grandsons, Emanuel and Samuel; and one son-in-law, Jim McCombs.

He was a dedicated and hard working livestock and grain farmer.

Services were held Saturday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Pastor Matt Haberman officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Astoria.

Memorials may be made to Astoria Fire and Rescue Squad.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/30/2017

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