The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

December 30, 2013

Larry Stapleton

FARMERVILLE, La. — Funeral services for Larry Stapleton, 68, of Bernice, La., a retired project designer, will be at Jan. 2, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home chapel in Farmerville.

Mr. Stapleton was born on Jan. 4, 1945, in Greenville, Texas, and passed away on Dec. 28, 2013, at home surrounded by his family and loved ones.

Larry loved to play and watch his sports, also loved to hunt, fish, and cook, but the love of his life was his family and spending time with them.

He is preceded in death by his father, L.D. Stapleton Jr.; a son, Brian Jurica; and brother-in-law, Dale Killough.

He is survived by his wife, Lee Ann Stapleton; children, Judith Jurica (Stephen), Jeff Stapleton (Michelle), Misty Stapleton, Matthew Pirkey (Dawn), John Pirkey. Mother, Dorothy Stapleton; Siblings Gary Stapleton (Susie) and Carol Killough; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and other family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Jan. 1, 2014, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville.

Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, M.D. Anderson, or to the Charity of your choice.

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