David Stuchal Sr.

David Lee Stuchal Sr., USMC Gunnery Sergeant retired, 78, of Sneads Ferry, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital.

Mr. Stuchal was preceded in death by his son, David Lee Stuchal Jr.; and his parents, Henry and Elsie Stimmell Stuchal.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 28 at New River Community Church, Sneads Ferry with Pastor Steve Allen officiating. Interment will follow at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with Military Honors.

Surviving is his wife, Mary Elizabeth Stuchal of the home; son, Mark Alan Stuchal and his wife Brenda of Sneads Ferry; four grandchildren, Jennifer Eunice, Erica Coffey, Mark Alan Stuchal Jr., and Morgan Elizabeth Stuchal; three great-grandchildren, Maison, Matthew and Kyla.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Thursday at the church and other times at the home of Mark and Brenda, 265 Fulcher Landing Road, Sneads Ferry.

Condolences may be left at jonesfh.org.

Funeral arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home, Holly Ridge.

Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Mar. 26 to Mar. 29, 2013