Gary Wayne Stapleton, age 73 of Elkhorn, KY passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Otterbein Senior Life Center in Franklin, Indiana. Born on June 30, 1945 in Adair County to the late Dempsey and Mary Eunice (Scott) Stapleton.
Mr. Stapleton retired from the road after several years as a truck driver. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. He was a talented woodcarver and painter, and had a knack for repairing small engines, and loved collecting trinkets and building handmade toys.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma (Woodall) Stapleton, five siblings, Joyce Thompson, Lewis Scott, twins Shirley Gail Scott and Larry Dale Scott, and Sherry Lynn Scott.
4 sons: Bradley Stapleton and wife Debi, Jerry Stapleton and wife Lisa, Jody Stapleton and wife Britany, and Randall Stapleton, all of Indiana
10 siblings: Bennett Stapleton and wife Wanda of Indiana, Carolyn Fowler and husband Larry of South Carolina, Wilbur Scott and wife Teresa of Campbellsville, Rita Seaborne and husband Junior of Campbellsville, James “Jim” Scott of Indiana, Darrell Scott and wife Sandy of Columbia, Frances Edwards and husband Doug of Danville, Jane Elliot of North Carolina, Margaret Luckett and husband Steve of Lebanon, and Renita Mays and husband Scott of Campbellsville
A host of other family and friends
FUNERAL SERVICE: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 1:00 PM EST in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Darrell Tucker will be officiating.
BURIAL: Beside his wife in the Callahan Cemetery, 4571 Speck Ridge Rd, Feathersburg, Adair County, KY.
VISITATION: Wednesday, February 14, after 10:00 AM EST until time for the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the funeral expenses. Those can be made in person at the funeral home, or online at lrpettty.com through the “How Can I Help” tab on the front page.