Strother M. Stark

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CARROLLTON, Ky.–Strother M. Stark, 87, of Carrollton, Ky., died on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 at Baptist Health Louisville in Louisville, Ky.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 at the Carrollton Christian Church with the Rev. Tim Polley officiating the service. Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at the Carrollton Christian Church. A Masonic Service by the Carrollton Lodge No. 134 F. & A.M. will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at the church.  Burial will take place at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton.
He was born on July 26, 1930 in Campbellsburg, Ky., the son of the late William Strother Stark and Cordelia Alice Montfort Stark.  He served his Country proudly in the United States Army. He was retired from Kentucky Utilities in Ghent, Ky., having worked in the Maintenance Department as a Maintenance Technician.  Most recently he had served as a Court Bailiff for the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. He had served on the Carrollton Fire Department for 62 years and on the Ghent Fire District Board for 15 years. 
He was a 40 year member of the Carrollton Masonic Lodge No.134 and served as Treasurer for 21 years. He was a member of the Carrollton Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Malora Courtney Stark on Nov. 13, 2014; a brother, Benny Stark; and two sisters, Evelyn Perkinson and Joanna Morris.
He is survived by a daughter, Karen S. Lenz of Lexington, Ky.; four brothers, Alan Stark and Doug Stark, both of Bedford, Ky., David Stark of Austin, Tex., and Danny Stark of Grant, Ala.; two sisters, Donna Stark of Frankfort, Ky., and Janice Cochran of Bedford; two grandchildren, Cody and Tucker Lenz, both of Lexington, Ky.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the Carrollton Christian Church in care of the funeral home.
Arrangements are entrusted with the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.
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Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home
809 Highland Avenue
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-4436
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Published in The News-Democrat on Dec. 30, 2017