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Edgar B. Stalnaker


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Edgar B. Stalnaker

Memphis, TN

Edgar B. Stalnaker passed away unexpectedly on February 21, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was born June 4, 1926 in Monterville, West Virginia, the son of George Cameron and Icie Simmons Stalnaker of Mill Creek, West Virginia.

Ed served in the U. S. Navy from 1944 through 1946. After being honorably discharged, he attended West Virginia University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1949.

On December 20, 1947, he married Edna Jean Ferrell who preceded him in death on March 17, 2011.

In 1982, Ed retired as National Sales Manager from Agrico Chemical. Ed and Eddie moved back to Mill Creek, WV where Ed became involved in the Mill Creek community: Mayor of Mill Creek for four years; President of Valley Health Care; Elder and Trustee of Mill Creek Presbyterian Church and President of the Stalnaker Family Association for 24 years. He was also a member of the Beni Kedem Temple; Masonic Lodge No. 55; and the Tygart Valley Shrine, Lions and Elks clubs.

He was Project Manager for the restoration and preservation of the Jacob Stalnaker cabin (circa 1795) -a labor of love lasting almost 20 years.

He is survived by his sisters Frances Stotler and Mildred Harmon, his son Ken Stalnaker (Beth), daughters Karen Haynes (Rick), Nancy Bundy (Peter), Jody Williams (Paul) and seven grandchildren. Also preceding him in death was one sister Alberta Jackson.

A funeral service will be held at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins, WV on Friday, March 17, 2017. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed's memory may be made to the 713 S. Mendenhall Road, Memphis, TN 38117 (901)-565-0011.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Mar. 5, 2017
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