OBITUARY

James "Jim" Stark Sr.

March 22, 1931April 5, 2021
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James “Jim” Stark, Sr., 90 passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 peacefully at home. He was born on March 22, 1931 in Minden, West Virginia. Jim was the last of his eleven siblings to pass away.

He was a member of Howell General Baptist Church. He retired from Iron Workers Local 103 after 50 years. Jim was the owner of the Bamboo Bar for 15 years. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post #1114 and American Legion Post #265. He was a member of Owls and River Bend.

James was preceded in death by his son, Robert Stark; granddaughter, Brooke “Brookie” Turpen.

He is survived by his wife, Margie (Cox) Stark; sons, James R. Stark Jr, Willard E. Stark (Tracy); daughters, Carrie L. Turpen (Scott), Sherry L. Schnell (Gary); grandchildren, Shannon, Lacey, Ashley, Wesley, Brittney, Brandy, Briana, Kenny, Kaitlyn, Sly, and Wiley; 14 great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Monday, April 12, 2021 at Alexander West Chapel and livestreamed at www.facebook.com/FuneralStreamUSA officiated by Pastor Terry Gamblin. Burial will follow in Alexander Memorial Park and military honors performed by Vanderburgh County Veterans Memorial Club. Friends may visit Sunday from 1 to 5 pm, and Monday from 10 am until service time at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Howell General Baptist Church 1520 Delmar Ave, Evansville, IN 47712.

Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Margie (Cox) Stark, Wife
  • James R. Stark Jr., Son
  • Willard E. Stark (Tracy), Son
  • Carrie L Turpen (Scott), Daughter
  • Sherry L Schnell (Gary), Daughter
  • Shannon, Grandchild
  • Lacey, Grandchild
  • Ashley, Grandchild
  • Wesley, Grandchild
  • Brittney, Grandchild
  • Brandy, Grandchild
  • Briana, Grandchild
  • Kenny, Grandchild
  • Kaitlyn, Grandchild
  • Sly, Grandchild
  • Wiley, Grandchild
  • James also leaves behind 14 great grandchildren.

Services

11 April

Visitation

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Alexander West Chapel

2100 W Illinois St
Evansville, IN

12 April

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Alexander West Chapel

2100 W Illinois St
Evansville, IN

12 April

Funeral Service

11:00 am

Alexander West Chapel

2100 W Illinois St
Evansville, IN

LIVESTREAM SERVICE
12 April

Live Stream

11:00 am

 

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Dianna Scott (Huffman)

April 9, 2021

I had known Jim my entire life through my Brother (Miles Magnus).
He was always so nice to us.
My Heartfelt Symathy to Margie and the Family.

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