Troy H. STAPLETON


News Death Notice

STAPLETON, Troy H. age 62 of Fairfield passed away suddenly on Thursday May 29, 2014 as a result of an automobile accident. He was born May 21, 1952 in Holden, West Virginia the son of the late Hubert and Myrtle (Moore) Stapleton. Troy was a proud 42 year member of Teamsters Local 100 and was employed by McClain Dray Line (1972-1973), Chippewa Motor Freight (1973-1980), The Kroger Company (1980-1982), Putnam Transfer (1983), and Yellow Freight System (1983-2013). In addition Troy served the membership of Local 100 as Recording Secretary (1987-1989 and 1993-1995), Trustee (1996), Business Representative (1996-2001 and 2011-2013) and six years as President (2005-2010), and was Trustee and Secretary-Treasurer of the Teamster Joint Council #26 (2005-2011). In his distinguished Teamster career, Troy was an elected official for over 21 years. He was an Executive Board member for 13 years and Business Representative for 15 years. Troy is considered to be the second longest serving Teamster Official in the history of Local 100. Troy loved everyone who touched his life and was a loving father and grandfather. He is survived by one daughter Azure (Layne) Herrington; one son Brandon Stapleton; two grandsons Traye and Tyson Herrington; his fiancé Connie Hirsch; three brothers Phil (Doris) Stapleton, Robert (Teresa) Stapleton, and Larry Stapleton; step children Amy, Scott, and Kyle Hirsch, and step granddaughters Mackenzie, Mickayla, Madison, and Kylie. Troy is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held from 5-8 PM on Wednesday June 4, 2014 at the Teamsters Local 100 Hall, 2100 Oak Road, Sharonville, Ohio. THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield is serving the family. www.websterfuneralhomes.com

Funeral Home

Webster Funeral Home
3080 Homeward Way Fairfield, OH 45014
513-942-3293

Published in Journal-News on June 3, 2014