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Thomas Franklin "Tom" Stark

April 16, 1945 October 20, 2018
Thomas Franklin "Tom"  Stark
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Obituary for Thomas Franklin "Tom" Stark

Thomas Franklin “Tom” Stark, 73, husband of Diane M. Stark of Stuarts Draft, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018 at his residence.

Mr. Stark was born on April 16, 1945 in Baltimore, Maryland, son of the late Leroy J. and Alice Mae (Steinbaugh) Stark.

Tom was a proud American, serving twenty-two years in the United States Army as Sergeant First Class-E7 and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a devoted Boy Scout Leader for Troop 84 for over ten years and enjoyed woodworking and cooking. Tom loved spending time with family, Sunday gatherings, and going to soccer games and other sporting events for his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Stark was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Law; and a brother, Bud Stark.

Surviving in addition to his wife, is a son, Daniel Stark and wife Maggie; a daughter, Angela Waitier and husband Stephen Hunter; seven grandchildren, Alex Waitier, Joshua Waitier, Emmilie Hunter, Sarah Stark, Elizabeth Stark, Jordan Law, and Christopher Law; a brother, John Stark and wife Linda; four sisters, Frances Hurley, Shirley Tyndall, Elizabeth Pusey, and Marti Mears; and aunt, Patricia Bailey.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2018 in the Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory.

A Celebration of life will be conducted 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 27, 2018 in the Coffman Funeral Home Chapel.

A Graveside service will be held in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

It is suggested those desiring make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division, 1445 East Rio Road, Suite 104, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901 or the Augusta Health Foundation Hospice of the Shenandoah, Post Office Box 1000, Fishersville, Virginia 22939.

Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton, is in charge of his arrangements.


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Visitation

Friday

26

Oct

6:00 PM 10/26/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/26/2018 8:00:00 PM
Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory

230 Frontier Drive
Staunton, VA 24401

Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory
230 Frontier Drive Staunton 24401 VA
United States

Celebration of Life

Saturday

27

Oct

2:00 PM 10/27/2018 2:00:00 PM
Coffman Funeral Home Chapel

230 Frontier Drive
Staunton, Va 24401

A Graveside service will be held in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Coffman Funeral Home Chapel
230 Frontier Drive Staunton 24401 Va
United States

Memorial Contribution

Augusta Health Foundation Hospice of the Shenandoah

P.O. Box 1000
Fishersville, Virginia 22939

American Cancer Society

1445 East Rio Road, Suite 104
Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
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