Todd Ralph Stemple
December 10, 1940 – March 10, 2018
Todd R. Stemple, age 77, died at his home in Annandale, Virginia surrounded by his family on March 10, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife, Freddie Stemple, and his two sons Brian Beahm (Joe Antinozzi) of Houston, Texas and Keith Stemple (John Hasselmann) of Washington, DC. He was preceded in death by his parents (Ray and Helen Stemple) and his two sisters (Jeanne Anne Powers and Marjorie Powers)
Todd was born in Cleveland, Ohio on December 10, 1940 and raised in Waynesburg, Ohio where he graduated from Sandy Valley High School in 1958. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1959 and was commissioned as an officer in 1967, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Commander in 1979. During his naval career he served on multiple bases including a tour on the U.S.S. Sanctuary during the Vietnam War. During his time in the Navy he also earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The George Washington University. After his retirement from the Navy, he held various positions over the next 30 years supporting the Navy and Marine Corps as a defense contractor. He was a Mason for over 50 years and a member at the Springfield, Virginia Masonic Lodge #217.
There will be a celebration of his life on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm at First Baptist Church located at 7300 Gary Street Springfield, Virginia 22150. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church. A private burial will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (www.bcan.org) or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (www.LLS.org).
- Memorial Service Sunday, March 18, 2018
Todd Ralph Stemple
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Kelly (Campbell) Sardello
March 13, 2018
I thank Todd for his Godly example and his dedication to teach the Word. I valued his wisdom and friendship. Blessings to his family during this difficult time