OBITUARY

Billy Alvin Stark Sr.

February 27, 1940March 11, 2018
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Billy Alvin Stark Sr., 78, of Corpus Christi passed away on March 11, 2018. He was born on February 27, 1940 in Mangum, Oklahoma. Billy was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He had a career in the oilfield for 61 years. He will be remembered for his passion of hunting, fishing, woodwork and riding motorcycles. He is preceded in death by his parents, Grace Mae and Alvin Louis Stark; second wife, Martha Ruth Sanders Stark; youngest son, Jason Alvin Stark; siblings, Louis Stark, and Wanda Stark Pospech. Billy is survived by his beloved wife, Gloria Stark; sons, Billy Avlin Jr. and his wife Joetta Stark, James Louis and his wife Denise Stark; daughters, Penny Lee Allen and her husband Frank Gonzales, Joyce Ann and her husband David Redmond; Kathi and her husband Daniel Olszewski, James and his wife Brandy Howald; seventeen grandchildren, Brandon Stark, Cody Stark, Ashley Pettus, Lacy Carter, Kristin and Cassie Illingsworth, Cassie Dawn Allen, Tarra Renee Allen, Joshua Nathan Allen, Tiffany Suzanne Sweet, Trina Jeree Dodd, Evan and Ryan Olszewski, Michael, Christopher, Mercedes and Brandon Howald; and twenty-two great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends at Memory Gardens Funeral Home on Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Memory Gardens Funeral Home on Friday, March 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. with Entombment to follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery.

  • FAMILY

  • Grace May Stark, Mother
  • Alvin Louis Stark, Father
  • Martha Ruth Sanders Stark, Second wife
  • Jason Alvin Stark, Son
  • Louis Stark, Brother
  • Wanda Stark Pospech, Sister
  • Gloria Stark, Spouse
  • Billy Alvin Stark Jr. (Joetta), Son
  • James Louis Stark (Denise), Son
  • Penny Lee Allen (Frank Gonzales), Daughter
  • Joyce Ann Redmond (David), Daughter
  • Kathi Olszewski (Daniel), Daughter
  • James Howald (Brandy), Son
  • Brandon Stark, Grandchild
  • Cody Stark, Grandchild
  • Ashley Pettus, Grandchild
  • Lacy Carter, Grandchild
  • Kristin and Cassie Illingsworth, Grandchildren
  • Cassie Dawn Allen, Grandchild
  • Tarra Renee Allen, Grandchild
  • Joshua Nathan Allen, Grandchild
  • Tiffany Suzanne Sweet, Grandchild
  • Trina Jeree Dodd, Grandchild
  • Evan and Ryan Olszewski, Grandchildren
  • Michael, Christopher, Mercedes and Brandon Howald, Grandchildren
  • Mr. Stark also leaves 22 great-grandchildren to cherish his memory.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, March 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 16, 2018
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Billy Alvin Stark Sr.

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