Stanley Sylvester Alcorn

  • "I was glad to meet my brother Stan's pastor and friends,..."
    - Rhonda Thacker
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    - william young
  • "Dean and I are so sorry for your loss, Francie and Andy,..."
    - Pat and Dean Miles
  • "God Bless TWO Bronze Stars"
  • "God Bless/RIP,to ALL who served in WWII. The USA would NOT..."
    - Herb Guyer-Sharfenaker USMC

Alcorn Stanley Sylvester Alcorn, 89, of Columbus, Ohio was called into His Eternal Glory on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Stanley was born March 14, 1925, in Irvine, KY to the late Archie and Leota (Gray) Alcorn. Stanley retired from Ohio State University Printing Services and enjoyed an active post-retirement career in Lawn Service with his loyal friend Hugh Davis through 2013. He was a faithful member of the South Columbus Freewill Baptist Church for over 20 years. Stanley was a World War II Veteran serving in the Army's 89th Calvary Reconnaissance Squadron 9th Armed Division in battle campaigns in Europe from 1943 - 1945. He was awarded two bronze stars, good conduct, and victory medals. He will be missed by all of those who knew and loved him. He is preceded in death by former wife and friend Anna Carroll, stepson Richie Winters, sisters Edna Wampler and Ruby Zelik, and siblings-in-laws Ralph Wampler, Homer Norvell, and Connie Alcorn. He is survived by his loving wife, Norma Jane of 22 years; children, Tony (Paula) Alcorn Sproles of Carlisle, Ohio, Clemma (Ralph) Snider of Lexington, KY, Deborah (Michael) Myers of Indianapolis, IN, Carolyn Schmidt of Columbus, OH, and Anna (Jerry) Brisker of Lebanon, OH; stepchildren, Diane (Wesley) Johnson of Wooster, OH, and Carol Watson of Columbus, OH; siblings, Ray Alcorn, Jenny Norvell, Sheila Walker, and Rhonda Thacker; 16 grandchildren, Cindy, Sandra, Frances, Cynthia, Michele, Aaron, Abby, Amanda, Jeremy, Megan, Andrew, Richard, Melissa, Elizabeth, John and Lillian; 14 great grandchildren, and 27 nephews and nieces. The family will receive visitors Friday, May 2, 2014 from 12Noon-2 p.m. and 5 p.m. until time of service at 6:30 p.m. at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., Rev. Tim Stevens officiating assisted by Rev. Richard Hensley. Graveside Service Saturday 10:30 a.m. followed by burial at Marion Cemetery, 620 Delaware Ave., Marion, Ohio 43302. To sign and view Stanley's online guest book please visit

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Graumlich & Son
1351 South High Street Columbus, OH 43207
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 1, 2014
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