Wilber J. Stallings

Apr 21, 1926 - Nov 28, 2012


Wilber Joseph Stallings, 86, of Andrews, IN, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. at Norwood Health and Rehabilitation Center, Huntington.

Mr. Stallings graduated in 1946 from Andrews High School. He served in the Korean War as a corporal with the United States Army. He was employed by Fisher Body for 28 years, retiring in 1993.

He was a member of American Legion Post 248, in Lagro; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689, in Huntington; and Moose Lodge 1518, in North Manchester He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Huntington.

He was born April 21, 1926, in Marion to Clarence and Bertha Williams Stallings. He married Beverly Ann Cline on May 17, 1954, in Peru. She preceded him in death after 49 years of marriage.

Survivors include three daughters, Sue (Terry) Sommers, Myrtle Young and Roxie Jeffrey, all of Andrews; three sons, Earl Stallings, of Gary; Russell (Deborah) Stallings, of Andrews; and William Stallings, of Huntington; a brother, Lawerance (Barbara) Stallings, of Baton Rouge, LA; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Calling is Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A service will be held at the mortuary on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at 11 a.m., with Rev. John Pfister officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Andrews, with military rites by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689.

Preferred memorials are gifts to Cancer Services for Huntington County in care of the mortuary.

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