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The Life of Elroy J Stimpert

ELROY J. STIMPERT“Together Again” SEBRING - Elroy J. Stimpert, 97, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Crandall Medical Center. Mr. Stimpert was born in Miltonsburg on Feb. 2, 1920, the son of the late Roy and Elizabeth (Kaufman) Stimpert. He was a graduate of The Ohio State University, class of 1940, a member of the Tower Club, a U.S. Army veteran from 1942 to 1945, serving at the rank of sergeant, and worked for the USDA as an assistant administrator. Elroy was a member of the Bethel Friends Church in Poland, served as a Boy Scout leader, a member of the Poland Optimist Club and was active in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, where he received recognition as one of the longest matches between Big and Little Brother.

Survivors include his daughter, Candace (Jerry) King of Salem; a son, James Stimpert of Baltimore; two grandchildren, Andrew (Judy) King and Rachel (Chad) Allen; and four great-grandchildren, Preston, Gracelyn, Selah and Kendall. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Beulah Mae (Wade) Stimpert on June 6, 2012. Calling hours will be held Friday, March 24, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home in Sebring. A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Bethel Friends Church in Poland. There will also be visitation held at the church on Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. Burial will take place at Green Haven Cemetery in Canfield. Memorial contributions can be made in Elroy’s honor to the Bethel Friends Church, 2771 Spittler Road, Poland, OH 44514. Friends may visit www.grfuneralhome.com to send condolences and sign the guest register online. Arrangements are by the Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home in Sebring -

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