Oct. 11, 1941 - Jan. 17, 2013
GOSHEN — David E. Stahly, 71, died in his home Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2013. He had been ill since August.
He was born Oct. 11, 1941, in Bluffton, to Albert Merle and Lois (Gilliom) Stahly.
He married Karen Susanna Good on June 12, 1965, in Fort Wayne.
She survives along with a son, Brian (Sonja) Stahly of Carmel; two daughters, Lisa (Andrew) DeHart of Belton, Texas and Heather (Scott) Palmer of Carmel; seven grandchildren; and a brother, Gregory (Shelley) Stahly of Kiawah, S.C.
A school administrator, Mr. Stahly graduated in 1959 from Berne French High School, DePauw University in 1963 and IU Bloomington in 1965 with his Masters of Science in education.
A Goshen resident since 2000, Mr. Stahly was a member of Plymouth United Church of Christ where he did visitation and served as church treasurer since 2002. He was also a member of Goshen Noon Kiwanis Club, Goshen Photography Guild and volunteered with Goshen Care at Home Hospice.
He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, riding his scooter and traveling.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, where a 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, funeral service will be conducted. Pastors David Boothby and Linda Sue Hewitt, of Plymouth United Church of Christ, will officiate. Cremation will follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Plymouth United Church of Christ or Goshen Care at Home Hospice.