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 Elbert Thomas Stills

Elbert Thomas Stills

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Death 15 Feb 2007 (aged 75)
Burial Fort Richardson, Anchorage Borough, Alaska, USA
Plot SECTION I SITE 340
Memorial ID 62715533 · View Source
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A1C US Air Force - Korea

Anchorage Daily News February 25, 2007

Anchorage resident Elbert T. Stills, known as "Al" Stills, 75, died Feb. 15, 2007, at home from pancreatic cancer. A service was held at Leake Temple AME Zion Church, 430 N. Hoyt St. A graveside service with full military honors was at a later date.

Elbert Thomas Stills was born Aug. 1, 1931, in Shreveport, La. He graduated from the University of Southern California. Al was Army Airborne during the Korean War from 1950 until he was honorably discharged in 1954. He moved to Anchorage in 1968. Al spent 17 years in the space industry as a research and development engineer. He also spent 23 years with the Federal Aviation Administration, which he retired from in 1992. Al was affiliated with Leake Temple AME Zion Church and was a lifetime member of American Legion Post 29 and VFW Post 10252. His family wrote that Al was a gifted writer and published a black newspaper, Vox Populi, for the Anchorage community from 1979 to 1984.

Al Stills was survived by his wife of 38 years, Margaret; children and stepchildren, Dr. Danny Stills of Redding, Calif., Tommy Stills of Hawaii, Gayle Stills of Sunnyvale, Calif., Cathy and Cindy Stills, both of Fresno, Calif., Linda Foote and Donald Kloppenburg, both of Flagstaff, Ariz., Karen Rosenthal of Plano, Texas, and Kris Kloppenburg of Fountain Valley, Calif.; 24 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph of Seattle; and sister, Monica Lasisi of Iliefe, Nigeria. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Callie Stills; brothers, Randolph, Raymond, John, Jack, Tino and Fred; and sisters, Patricia and Mary.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 62715533
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elbert Thomas Stills (1 Aug 1931–15 Feb 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62715533, citing Fort Richardson National Cemetery, Fort Richardson, Anchorage Borough, Alaska, USA ; Maintained by Twist (contributor 46920390) .