Ashland Daily Independent, Thursday, Mar. 9, 2000

Arvel Stamper


Arvel Stamper, 84, of Ashland, died Wednesday in King's Daughters Medical Center.

Mr. Stamper was born May 8, 1915, in Carter County, a son of the late Watt and Victoria Gose Stamper.

He was retired from Blue Ribbon Bus Lines and a former minister of Gregorysville Christian Church. He was also a World War II Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Collins Stamper; a daughter, Lana Kersey of Ashland; two sons, Bill Stamper of Lexington and 
Curtis Stamper of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a sister, Mabel Wasmer of Portsmouth, Ohio; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Evermans Cemetery in Gregorysville by the Rev. Owen Miller. 

Friends may call from 6 to 9 tonight at Miller Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Ramey-Estep Home, 1005 Bob McCullough Drive, Ashland, Ky. 41101.

[Editorís note: The same obituary appeared in the Portsmouth Daily Times, Friday Mar. 10, 2000.]

Submitted by: Bruce E. Logan, Jr.

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