Ed “Porky” Stovesand, a retired farmer from Stuttgart, died Friday, December 05, 2014. He was born inStuttgart, October 25, 1925. He married Margie Brown on December 13, 1944. She preceded him in death in 2004. Ed was also preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Doris Stovesand and his sister, Gloria and husband, Paul Pettigrew.
Ed served in World War II, liked all sports, especially golf and played semi-pro baseball with Stuttgart from 1946 to 1949.
He is survived by his daughter, Claudia Hogue and husband, Jerry of Fayetteville; son, Jay Stovesand and wife, Debbie of Carlisle; four grandchildren, Jason Stovesand and wife, Marvel and Eric Stovesand and wife, Julie both of Carlisle, Melissa Broadhurst of Jonesboro, and Erin and Trey Herlein of Fayetteville; five great-grandchildren, Aden, Anna, and Meyah of Carlisle, Hannah Neyens of Fayetteville and Zavier Painter of Conway; brother, Milton Stovesand and wife, Hallie of Stuttgart; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Frances Scarborough, Katy Hein and lots of special friends across the Grand Prairie.
Ed was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Stuttgart and memorials may be sent to St. John’s Lutheran Church, the Stuttgart Agricultural Museum of choice of donor.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M., Monday, December 8, 2014 at St. John’s Lutheran Church inStuttgart. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Lone Tree Cemetery in Stuttgart.
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Claudia and Jay, I am sorry to hear about your fathers passing. I will always remember all of the years we were growing up together visiting each other’s homes your mom and dad always treated me like part of the family and always had a smile on their face and kind words to say. Our parents had a lifelong friendship and over the years a lot of fun together. I just spoke to my mom and even though she can,t be at the funeral she said her heart is with you all. I know your dad is catching up with Walter and George in heaven. God be with you, Maretta
Uncle Milton, Claudia, Jay, Melissa, Jason, Eric and Erin, I am sorry for the passing of Uncle Jr. He will be missed but we can find comfort that he is with his true love aunt Margie, and rejoicing with grandma Gloria and Fred, and all his pals. Watching the ponies run and and all the sports he loves. I love y’all and god be with y’all. Kelsey
PS When mom and I went to visit a week ago Sunday… Uncle Jr said “There’s Gloria, she says Hi” and we asked Is Margie here too? And he knoded yes. I knew he was gonna be ok with those two angles by his side:-)
I lot of memories from years past. You can’t say Porky did not enjoy life. He’s got a lot of good people waiting on him up there. God bless
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