Bro. Robert L. Stoess Sr., 67, of Shepherdsville, died on Thursday, April 4, 2013.
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He retired from Louisville Male High School, where he served in maintenance. Bro. Stoess founded and was pastor of Shepherdsville Church of the Nazarene for 41 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Mary Stoess; daughter, Sherri Ann Marshall; stepmother, Martha Berry; and sister, Norma Ross.
He is survived by his wife, Vivian Stoess; sons, Robert (Brandy) Stoess Jr., Greg Stoess and Tim (Kim) Goode; daughters, Michelle Stoess (Garnett) Wortham and Theresa Stoess (Bobby) Baker; brothers, Kenneth (Lynda) and Sherman (Judy) Stoess; sister, Ruth (John) Settles; 22 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 8, at Shepherdsville Church of the Nazarene on North Maple, with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home in Shepherdsville.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Shepherdsville Church of the Nazarene Building Fund. A family video may be seen at www.subfuneralhome.com
Published in The Pioneer News on Apr. 8, 2013