Ashland (KY.) Daily Independent
Thursday, May 3, 1956

John Stamper, 72, 821 Greenup Avenue, died in King's Daughters' Hospital at 4:45 a.m. today after an illness of one month.

He was born January 18, 1884 in Carter County, a son of William and Sarah Bocook Stamper. He was a member of the Unity Baptist Church and had lived in Ashland for the past 17 years. He formerly lived at Morehead and was a retired plasterer.

Surviving are the wife, Mrs. Lula Stamper; one son James Everett Stamper of Ashland; one brother, William Stamper of Wolfe, Ky.; a half-brother, Watt Stamper of Olvie Hill, Ky.; a sister, Mrs. Carrie Patton of Wolfe, Ky.

The body is at the John Steen Funeral Home.

Submitted by Sherry Lowe

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