|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1921|
|Death: ||May 19, 2008|
Marion William Stoops, 86, of 909 Ruston, Normal, died at 7:06 p.m. Monday (May 19, 2008) at his residence.
Mr. Stoops was born Aug. 6, 1921, in Hannibal, Mo., the son of Hugh and Mary A. Ryan Stoops. He married Janice Rigler on May 10, 1947, in Hannibal. She survives. Also surviving are four sons, William Stoops, Normal; John (Paula) Stoops, Champaign; Robert Stoops, Normal; and Gary Stoops, San Antonio, Texas; a daughter, Regina Stoops (partner, Diane), Pleasanton, Calif.; grandchildren, Chris (Anastasia) Stoops, Brandy (Dan) Miklusicak, Eric Stoops, Ryan, Jack and Evan; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. Stoops graduated from Hannibal High School and the University of Missouri at Rolla's School of Mines. He was employed as a project engineer at Eureka Co. for 40 years. Mr. Stoops enjoyed bicycling throughout parts of the United States and Nova Scotia with Jan, as well as volunteering at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center. He was a member of the McLean County Wheelers.
He was a kind and gentle man who enjoyed the simple things in life.
Published in the Bloomington, Illinois Pantagraph
Hugh G Stoops (1895 - 1962)
Mary A Stoops (1893 - 1991)
Janice M. Rigler Stoops (1925 - 2016)
Holy Cross Cemetery
Maintained by: Gary Stoops
Originally Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: May 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27093884