LEXINGTON, Ky. - Charles Dunn Stinnett, 88, of Port Orange, Fla., passed away at 5:07 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2013, at Hospice of Volusia Flagler in Port Orange.
He was born January 9, 1925, in Slater, Ky.
He served in the U.S. Army in Germany following World War II after completing instruction at the Counter Intelligence Corps Center, then served during the Korean War before being honorably discharged with the rank of sergeant.
A graduate of the University of KY, where he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees, he retired in 1986 after a career as personnel manager at Standard Products Co. in Lexington.
He was a Christian, an avid fan of sports, especially baseball, and was an American Contract Bridge League Silver Life Master.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles R. and Verna Dunn Stinnett; his wife of 52 years, Alice McGaughey Stinnett; one son, James M. Stapp III; one granddaughter, Allison Wood Stinnett; and three brothers, Roger, Glenn and E.B. “Rocky” Stinnett.
Survivors include one daughter, Claudia Stapp Bartelmay and her husband, Greg, of Port Orange; one son, Charles Roger “Chuck” Stinnett and his wife, Donna, of Henderson, Ky.; a daughter-in-law, Linda Zavitz Stapp of Fort Myers, Fla.; two granddaughters, Shari Bartelmay Snider and her husband, Mike, of White Horse, Yukon Territory, Canada, and Rebecca Anne Stinnett of Henderson; and three great-grandchildren, Nora, Charles and Roman Snider, all of White Horse.
Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday at Milward- Broadway.
Graveside services will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lexington Cemetery. Rev. Gary Chapman will officiate.
Memorial contributions may take the form of contributions to Hospice of Volusia Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail,?Port Orange, FL 32129.
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