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Walter Ray "Bill" Stamper, Sr
Birth: Mar. 13, 1952
Lawrence County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 2012
Scioto County
Ohio, USA

Walter Ray "Bill" Stamper, Sr., age 60, of Wheelersburg, died Thursday, October 4, 2012 at home.

Walter Ray Stamper, Sr. was born on March 13, 1952 in Pedro to the late Robert Stamper, Sr. and Eliza Small Stamper. Raised in Pedro, Walter graduated from Rock Hill High School in 1970. On November 11, 1972, he married Janice Hays, who survives. Into their union were born two children, Walter Ray, Jr. and Melissa Dawn.

Walter put his faith in Jesus Christ and trusted Him as his Lord and Savior. He attended Garden City Free Will Baptist Church in Wheelersburg and employed at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility for the past 23 years. Walter was an avid fan of the Wheelersburg Pirates and the Cleveland Browns.

Walter was also preceded in death by a son, Walter "Billy" Stamper, Jr. and a brother, Robert B. Stamper, Jr.

In addition to his wife, Janice, Walter is survived by his daughter, Melissa (Barry) Snyder of Wheelersburg, three grandchildren, Aidan and Adriana Snyder and Bailey Kaulitz, all of whom he dearly loved; three brothers, Stanley Stamper of Flatwoods, KY, George Stamper of Pedro and James Stamper of Franklin Furnace; seven sisters, Bernice Stephenson of Cincinnati, Edith Norris of Oak Hill, Geraldine Tate of Zanesville, Loretta Martin of Wurtland, KY, Alfreda Tackett of Denton, KY, Beverly Stapleton of Ironton and Katherine Noel of Kitts Hill; his mother-in-law, Wanda Carr of Wellington; sisters-in-law, Carol (Don) Corbin, and Julie (Eddy) Landers; a special aunt, Thelma Cole, and his special little companion, Furby Jo, and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Pastor Blaine Etterling officiating. Interment will be in Vernon Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Brant's in Sciotoville from 5 until 8 p.m. on Sunday and one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Hemophilia Foundation. To offer condolences visit

For what is your life? It is a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. James 4:14

Family links: 
  Robert Benjamen Stamper (1909 - 1969)
  Eliza Melinda Small Stamper (1915 - 2006)
  Walter Ray Stamper (1974 - 2006)*
  Stanley Leroy Stamper (1936 - 2016)*
  Robert Benjamin Stamper (1942 - 2006)*
  Walter Ray Stamper (1952 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
One boy, one girl, two hearts beating wildly
To put it mildly it was love at first sight
He smiled, she smiled, and they knew right away
This was the day they'd waited for all their lives
And for a moment the whole world revolved
Around one boy and one girl

Vernon Cemetery
Scioto County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Janice "Hay" Stamper
Record added: Oct 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98300516
Walter Ray Bill Stamper, Sr
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Walter Ray Bill Stamper, Sr
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Hello Baby, Happy Belated Birthday Sweetheart, I miss you so much. Me, Missy and the grandkids took balloons to the cemetery and visited with you and Billy for a while. I miss you so much and the pain don't seem to be getting any easier to handle. You was...(Read more)
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