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Mr. Herbert Stamper, 78, passed away at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, at Reid Hospital.
Born October 28, 1928 in Spout Springs, Kentucky, he was the son of Henry and Sarah Elizabeth Abney Stamper, both of whom preceded him in death. He was united in marriage to the former Valerie Jean "Jeanie" McMullen on May 9, 1953, a union that was blessed with 2 children. Herb was employed at the Greens Fork Elevator from 1957-1978. He then went to work at Joseph H. Hill & Co., retiring as a supervisor in 1993.Herb was a member of the Greens Fork United Methodist Church. Besides working, he enjoyed trading in his spare time.
Herb will be missed by his wife, Jeanie, of Greens Fork; his son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Janet Stamper, of Greens Fork; 4 grandchildren, Deanna Smith, Jeremy Stamper, Missy Peters and P.J. Hildebrand; 5 great-grandchildren, Kylee Smith, Karly Smith, Alana Stamper, Isiah Peters and Jacie Anderson; 2 brothers, Ralph Stamper, of Cambridge City and Gene Stamper, of Modoc, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Herb was preceded in death by his daughter, Karen Jean Stamper Hildebrand, on December 28, 1988; 5 sisters, Lilly Mae Hatton, Lucy Snowden, Bertha Snowden, Gertrude Charles and Catherine Lainhart, and 2 brothers, Clarence Stamper and Russell Stamper.
Visitation will be Sunday, October 28, at the Greens Fork United Methodist Church, with funeral services held at the church on Monday morning, October 29. Times will be announced later today.
Expressions of sympathy are encouraged to the Greens Fork Volunteer Fire Department. Cards will be available at the church.
Jeanie, Jerry and Janet,
I know how much Herb will be missed.
I enjoyed the time I spent with him & the family.
Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ernie 'Jr' Barnard Oct 29 2007 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for your loss. I have known Herb for about 7 years he was and is a great man.Herb,David Brockman,and me use to buy horses together.He was the kindest man I have ever met. Everyone in town looked up to him. I could always count on him to meet me at the store in Greensfork haveing a cup of cofffie or just to shot the shit. I'll miss you Herb.My prayers are with you and your family.
Kevin Gwin Oct 29 2007 12:00 AM
Jeanie(Mom)Jerry & Janet, Deanna, Jeremy, P.J. and Missy,
We are so sorry for your loss, Our hearts, prayers go out to all of you.
The last time I Barb, saw Herb, was
with Janet in Meijer -several months ago-buying Pop. I will always have good memories of Herb, Herb and Karen
are together now.
So many good times-we will tried to get up soon, if you need anything please call at Meijer or call us at home. We all love you
Brian, Barb, Nick, Ben Turner
April & Scott George,
Emily, Chris & Sophie Bergfield
Tom & Austin Jones Pentecost
Barb, Brian Turner family Oct 28 2007 12:00 AM
Janet, Jerry & Jeanie Stamper
Greens Fork General Store
Just to let you all know, Barb informed us that your love one had
passed away-we have missed you at the
store-our prayers are with all you and your families at this time,
Barb, told us, that she saw all of you on Sunday.
We will see you soon.
Your 1st Shift Service Cashiers and Friends, at Meijer # 155
Meijer 1st Shift Cashiers-Service Dept. Oct 28 2007 12:00 AM
I was so sorry to read about the passing of Herb.
I grew up in GreensFork and remember him well and also his family.
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.
Debby Strickler ( Debby Wilson )
Debby Strickler Oct 27 2007 12:00 AM
Our condolences to Jerry Stamper and family on the loss of your father. Our hearts and prayers are with you.
Sincerely, Scott Calloway Family
Scott Calloway Oct 27 2007 12:00 AM
I am so sorry to hear about Herb. I know his grandson. He was always such a nice man. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Rebecca Flynn (aka Rebecca Black)
Rebecca Flynn Oct 27 2007 12:00 AM
SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS
HERB WAS A GREAT PERSON
OUR SYMPATHIES TO ALL
JIM&BETTY WINTERS AND FAMILY
JIM AND BETTY WINTERS Oct 27 2007 12:00 AM