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Carl Stapleton, 88, of Ashland, KY, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 13, 2017, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell, KY.
He was born in Greenup County Kentucky on November 11, 1928, a son of the late Hayden Stapleton and Mary Sullivan Qualls.
He was retired from AK Steel Coke Plant and a member of the Kilgore United Methodist Church in Rush.
He was preceded in death along with his parents by five brothers and seven sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Janetta Neace Stapleton; a son, Stephen Wayne Stapleton and Gwen of Greenup; two daughters, Jane Molette and her husband, Donald, of Ashland, and Rhonda Amos and her husband, Chuck, of Rush; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, August 8, 2017, at Wright's Funeral Home in Greenup by Brother Floyd Neace. Burial will follow in the Warnock Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2017, and from 11 a.m. till the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be made at wrightsfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 14, 2017
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