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Raymond Earl Stambaugh

Raymond Earl Stambaugh   Raymond Earl Stambaugh, age 82, of La Grange, MO died Saturday morning, March 23, 2013 at his residence in La Grange.

He was born May 14, 1930 in Steffenville, MO a son of Floyd Raymond and Clara Viola Bauerrichter Stambaugh.  He married Bessie Marie Lund on February 5, 1950 in Steffenville.  She survives.

Raymond was a member of the Durham United Methodist Church.  He had worked as a Toolroom Machinist at Electric Wheel for 23 years and Louisiana Manufacturing for 10 years.  He had also been engaged in farming until 1983.

Survivors include his wife, Bessie of La Grange; two sons, David (Diane) Stambaugh of Clark, MO and Edward (Patricia) Stambaugh of La Grange; two daughters, Virginia (Mike) Carpenter of Novelty and Mary (Russ) Hill of Carrollton, MO; one sister Edith Schmuck of La Grange; grandsons, Scott (So Young) Stambaugh of Tuscon, AZ and step grandson, Jeff (Beth) Lochbaum of Quincy, IL; granddaughters, Brenda (Doug) Mallett and Kimberly (Aren) Schneider both of La Grange, Amber (Justin) Smith of Kansas City, MO and Valerie (Mike) Pounders of Raymore, MO; great grandchildren, Miles Hanes-Stambaugh, Drew Mallett, Nathaniel Smith, Brock Schneider and Isabella Smith; step great grandchildren, Jazmine Lochbaum and Jessi Lochbaum and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Davis Funeral Home in LaGrange with Rev. Steve Martin officiating.  Burial was in Asbury Cemetery, Steffenville, MO. Pallbearers were Gregory Farr, Keith Bauerrichter, Jerry Lund, Aren Schneider, Doug Mallett and Larry Lund. Honorary Pallbearers were Mike Lowe, Bert Cottrell and Troy Boyer.

The family suggests memorials be made to Asbury Cemetery or to the Durham United Methodist Church.

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