Alvin Stamper 1917 - 2004 Alvin J. “Preacher” Stamper, age 87, of Grayson, KY, passed away Thursday, October 28th, 2004 at Carter Nursing & Rehab Center. He was born January 8th, 1917 at Grayson, a son of the late Shadrick and Eunis Everman Stamper. Mr. Stamper was retired from the State & County Highway Dept. and was a Farmer. He was a WW II Army Veteran and was of the Baptist Faith. Preceding him in death was his wife, Elieen Stamper in 1989; 5 brothers, Clyde, Marion, Walter, Merle, and Leslie “Buck” Stamper; six sisters, Annie Gee, Nora Wilson, Inez Callihan, Betty DeBoard, Clara Littleton and Manie Stamper. His survivors include: 2 sons: Larry Stamper and Gary Stamper both of Grayson; a sister: Blanche Marion of Maryland. 4 grandchildren: Brian Stamper of San Francisco, CA; Melissa Wilson, Mary Beth Carter and Melinda Dawn Stamper all of Grayson. 1 great-granddaughter: Lakin Sierra Wilson of Grayson ; 1 great-grandson: Timothy Chase Carter Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 1st, 2004 at 11:00am at the Malone Funeral Home with Lewis Davis and Billy T. Rice, ministers. Burial was in the Adkins Cemetery. Visitation was held Sunday evening, October 31st, from 6-8pm at the funeral home.
Submitted by: Linda Cheeks Pittano