David Jessie Stapleton


Mr. David Jessie Stapleton, age 85, of Grayson, Kentucky passed away Friday, July 15, 2022 at Community Hospice in Ashland, Kentucky.

He was born August 11, 1937 in Manclona, Michigan a son of the late Clifford and Letha Mae Meadows Stapleton.

David proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He was a member of St Paul Lutheran Church in Ashland, Kentucky. He retired from the C&O Railroad as a signal man. He enjoyed going to the race track, bowling, hunting, fishing and spending time with family.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife of sixty-three years, Norma Stephan Stapleton.

He is survived by two sons, Duane (Tracy) Stapleton and Bryan Stapleton both of Grayson, Kentucky; one daughter, Shelly Conroy of Grayson, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Amanda McDavid, Crystal Wilburn, Amy Adams, Christopher Berry, Derek Stapleton and Brandon Berry; five great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at Grayson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Grayson, Kentucky with Brother Kyle Burchett officiating. Burial will follow in the East Carter Memory Gardens in Grayson, Kentucky. Military Honors will be conducted at the graveside by Kenova American Legion Post 93.

Friends may visit after 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at the funeral home until the service hour.

Duane Stapleton, Bryan Stapleton, Casey McDavid, Derek Stapleton, Brandon Berry, Christopher Berry and Jeff Vance will serve as pallbearers.

Grayson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Grayson, Kentucky is caring for all arrangements for Mr. David Jessie Stapleton.


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