Gary Luther Stallings

December 29, 1947November 13, 2012
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Gary Luther Stallings, 64, passed away November 13, 2012 at Catawba Regional Hospice after a period of declining health.

Gary was born December 29, 1947 in Cleveland Co. to the late Vance Luther and Mary Rudisill Stallings . He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church, supervisor for Mid State Mills and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Eggers Stallings; daughters, Amanda Hunt and Heather Punch and husband, Marden Rojas; son, Matthew Abee; grandsons, Zachary and Patrick; sisters, Evelyn Poovey, Frances Myers, Frankie Stallings, Wanda Leonhardt, Lillian Richardson and Diane Kerley; brother, Dwight Stallings; sisters-in-law, Linda Lail, Barbara Huffman and Yvonne Eckard; brothers-in-law, Cecil Eggers and Doug Eggers.

Services will be Friday, November 16, at 1:00 P. M. at Corinth Baptist Church with Rev. William Kanupp officiating. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors conducted by American Legion Post #48.

Visitation with the family will follow the service in the Heavner Christian Fellowship Center . Memorials may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 7929 W NC 10 Hwy, Vale, N. C. 28168 or to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, N. C. 28658.

Condolences may be made online at

Hickory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



  • Funeral Service Friday, November 16, 2012


  • Visitation, Burial

Gary Luther Stallings

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Maria Bradshaw

December 6, 2012

May God continue to guide you through these difficult days.

barbara huffman

November 17, 2012

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

Deanna McGinnis

November 16, 2012

So sorry for your loss. Praying for your family. Love you Lillian

Megan Brown

November 15, 2012

I am very sorry for your loss. My family will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Kathy Martin

November 15, 2012

My thoughts and prayers to the family.

Gena Stallings

November 15, 2012

To my wonderful husband which I spent this past years with,and treasure with all my heart.I love you, and miss you more than words can express. you will always be with me.See you soon.

Cara Lee Johnson

November 15, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss.please know i am praying for all of you .LOVE AND PRAYERS TO YOU MY DEAR NIECE GENA.

Lori Bailey

November 15, 2012

Iam sorry for your loss I know that time are hard rght now but he is in a better place he is with the angle tha watch over us so love you lori bailey

Ted Eggers

November 15, 2012

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Lisa Bray Bankert

November 15, 2012

So sorry for your loss. We will be praying for you all!