Marion-Russell Stotlar, 80, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Parkway Manor.
Russell was born on June 6, 1937 in Alton to Claude and Myrtle (Griffen) Stotlar. He married Phyllis Parks on May 30, 1959 in Creal Springs.
Russell retired in sales and was a longtime member and deacon of First Baptist Church in Creal Springs.
Wife-Phyllis Stotlar of Marion
Daughter-Robin Stapleton and husband Mike of Crab Orchard
Son-Tim Stotlar and wife Donna of Creal Springs
Sara and Jonas Hudgens
Andy and Kristy Stapleton
Anthony and Kate Stotlar
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Wendell and Eldon; sister, Carol Loraine and infant sister, Phyllis.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 11am at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Ivan Ryan officiating. Burial will follow at Cana Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 from 5pm-7pm at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Cana Cemetery of the First Baptist Church of Creal Springs and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/PO Box 411/Marion, IL 62959
For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit Blue funeral home.com