WINTER HAVEN - David E. Stamey of Winter Haven passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014 at the Winter Haven Hospital from liver failure. He was 69.
A native of Winter Haven, born November 14, 1944 to Huey and Agnes Stamey, David has lived here his entire life. He was a retired Maintenance Mechanic, having worked a combined total of forty years for Birdseye, a division of General Foods, and Universal Forest Products. David was a US Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War, and he was a Baptist.
David is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Rita; his son, David E. Stamey, Jr. (Jean); his daughters: Cheryl Ferguson (Greg) and Shelley Elliott (Doug), all of Winter Haven; and his sisters: Minnie Kohler and Vera Harbuck of Polk City, and Vivian Parker of Winter Haven. David also leaves behind 8 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.
There will be a gathering of friends from 2 to 3 PM Friday at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Winter Haven. A celebration of life service will follow at 3:00 PM.
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Published in Ledger from Feb. 19 to Feb. 20, 2014
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2425 Havendale Boulevard Winter Haven, FL 33881