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Lyle R. Stalnaker Jr.

December 12, 1941 — November 10, 2023

Russ (81) passed away November 10th after a difficult battle with Alzheimer’s. He was born December 12, 1941 in Weston W.Va. He moved to Akron at age 18, after graduating from Normantown High School in Normantown W.VA. Once in Akron, during a blind date he met the love of his life, Jane Young. Russ retired with 30 yrs. of service from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. 

Russ is preceded in death by his parents, Lyle R Stalnaker Sr and Dora Maxine Skidmore. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Jane Stalnaker. Russ is also survived by his daughters Debbie Stalnaker, Sheryl (David) McKissick and Chris (Lee) Davis, 6 grandchildren, Kevin Burket, Lori (Matt) Shafner, Brittany (Bernard) Kincus, Bethany (Braxton) Davis, Kaitlynn (Michael) Davis and Emily Davis, 5 great grandchildren, Oliver, Eliza, Cade, Amelie and Linnea. He is also survived by his sister Catherine (Gordon) Seaman, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Ginger and Bill Gallegly, and many nieces and nephews. Russ loved his family more than anything else. 

A special and sincere thank you to the staff at St Lukes Lutheran Community Nursing home and to Crossroads Hospice for the loving care that was given to Russ

Calling hours were held from 11am-1pm on November 14, 2023 with Funeral Services immediately after. FOP Auxiliary #1 held a funeral ritual at 12:45.

Because of Russ’ dedicated work with National Superkids Soap Box Derby, the family asks that in lieu of flowers a donation be made to NSK Po Box 7372 Akron, Ohio 44306

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hopkins Lawver Uniontown Location

3553 Northdale Street NW, Uniontown, OH 44685

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Funeral Ritual

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Starts at 12:45 pm (Eastern time)

Hopkins Lawver Uniontown Location

3553 Northdale Street NW, Uniontown, OH 44685

Funeral ritual being held by FOP Auxiliary #1

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hopkins Lawver Uniontown Location

3553 Northdale Street NW, Uniontown, OH 44685

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