Julius "Sonny" Staten
Julius "Sonny" Staten, 72, of State Route 314, Centerburg, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at the Heartland of Centerburg surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 25, 1941, in West Virginia to the late Garnet and Nina (Toler) Staten Senior. Sonny enjoyed golfing and spending the winters in Florida with his wife. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by three sons, Justin (Nicole) Staten of Mount Vernon, Todd Staten of Mount Vernon, and Martin Staten Jr. of Florida; daughters Carla Staten of Columbus, and Tresa Emerick of Lafayette; three grandchildren, Lucas Staten, Julia Staten and Shane Staten; two by brothers, Ronald (Nadine) Merrimen and Garnet "Bud" (Rosie) Staten.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Linda Staten on June 24, 2013, and a granddaughter, Angel Staten.
Friends may call for Sonny and Linda, today, Wednesday, July 3, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury, where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. with the Reverend Jerry Bell officiating. Burial will follow in Eastview cemetery in Centerburg.
To view this obituary or leave the family a private condolence, visit < www.snyderfuneralhomes.com >.
Devore-Snyder Funeral Home
637 State Route 61 Sunbury, OH 43074
Published in The Sunbury News on July 4, 2013