Mr. Justin Stapleton, age 32, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 16, 2020, from injuries sustained in an accident.
He was born September 25, 1987, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a son of Donnie and Deborah Waugh Stapleton.
Justin was owner and operator of Grahn Tie Lumber and he enjoyed being outdoors, hunting and having cookouts for people. He was known as the “jack of all trades” and loved spending time with his little girl and family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Roy Waugh, and his paternal grandparents, Carl “Bud” and Joyce Davis Stapleton.
In addition to his parents, Justin is survived by his wife of 12 years, Megan Thornsberry Stapleton; one daughter, Willow Rynn Stapleton of Olive Hill, Kentucky; his sister and brother-in-law, Whitney Brooke and Shane Salley of Olive Hill, Kentucky; his maternal grandmother, Phyllis McCoy Waugh of Olive Hill, Kentucky; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Vaughn and Joyce Smith Thornsberry of Morehead, Kentucky; and his nieces and nephews, Hannah Salley of Olive Hill, Kentucky, Xander Thornsberry, Autumn Thornsberry, and Meadow Thornsberry, all of Morehead, Kentucky. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky, with Brother Ray Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in the McFarren Cemetery in Olive Hill, Kentucky.
Friends may visit from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, June 22, 2020, and after 9 a.m. on Tuesday at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 West Highway US 60, Olive Hill, Kentucky 41164.
Bryce Waugh, Reece Waugh, Trace Waugh, Derrick Stevens, Todd Minor and Zeb Brown will serve as pallbearers. Todd Humphries, Jason Carroll, Wes Hedge and Craig Utley will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Condolences may be sent to the family at Globe Funeral Chapel.