Harvey Stapleton

H. Wallace Stapleton passed peacefully on Saturday April 18th, 2015 at his nursing home in Cordova, Alaska. Wallace was born and raised in Uniontown, Alabama, to Harvey and Jane Donald Stapleton. Wallace was a World War II veteran and served in the Army from 1941 to 1946, where he received a distinguished Metal of Honor before retiring from Military Service in his mid-twenties. Wallace relocated to Williamsburg, Virginia, where he spent most of his adult life as a meat cutter, landscaper, gardener and civil servant. In 2007 Wallace relocated to Cordova, Alaska, where he spent his final days with his step-daughter and her family. Wallace was preceded in death by his two wives: Louise Stapleton and Harriet Stapleton and his beloved daughter Brenda Lee Witmer; brothers: Baby Stapleton, Phillip Stapleton, Sidney Donald (Sonny) Stapleton, Audrey (Audie) David Stapleton, Auburn Doyle (Buddy) Stapleton and Charles Edward Stapleton; sisters: Mabry Gray S. Walker, Doris Beatrice S. Harper and Gertrude Tisdale Stapleton Kirby. He is survived by his sister Netty Jane Stapleton White; step-daughters Margaret Arvidson, Julia Branden; step-sons J.R. Powell, Robert Powell, Roland Howell and adoptive son Tony Stapleton; Grandchildren Christina Witmer, Brody Witmer, Jason Witmer, Carrie Hause, Casey Theisen, Steffan Branden, Christopher Powell, Odin Arvidson, Awbrey Arvidson, Easton Arvidson, Sven Arvidson, April Powell, Robert Powell Jr., Margaret Powell, James Howell Jr. and Joseph Howell, and a number of cherished nieces and nephews. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday April 25, 2015 at Uniontown Church of God with Rev. Mickey Green officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel directing. Burial will follow in Rosemont Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

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