Obituary:  John Stacy
submitted by his daughter Ann Stacy


John Stacy, 92 of Alma died, Monday, January 5, 2009 in Alma.  He was born February 22, 1916, in Lancaster, Missouri.  He was a retired Chief Warrant Officer in the U.S. Navy, having served on the U.S.S. Laffey in WWII and also a veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He is survived by his wife, Helen of the home; two daughters, Carol Ann Stacy of Alma, AR and Linda Phillips of Van Buren, AR; two sons, Steve Stacy of Klamath Falls, OR, and Joe Stacy of Saint Louis, MO; seven grandchildren, and several great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 Thursday, January 8, 2009 at Edwards Van-Alma Chapel with burial at Fort Smith National Cemetery with full military honors under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home.

The family will visit with friends from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Hwy, Van Buren AR.

The Laffey Association sends their condolences to John's family.  R.I.P. shipmate.


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