Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)


July 5, 2013

Carl Everett "Bud" Stapleton


7/5/13 — Carl Everett “Bud” Stapleton, 81, of Grayson, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland with his loving wife of 61 years by his side.

He was born Nov. 8, 1931, in Carter County, a son of the late Charles F. and Edna Adkins Stapleton. Carl was retired from Ky. Electric Steel and was a farmer.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joyce Davis Stapleton of Grayson; two sons, Douglas Stapleton of Grayson and Donnie (Debbie) Stapleton of Olive Hill; one sister, Frances (Owen) Meenach of Grayson; one brother, Clinton (Helen) Stapleton of Grayson; three grandchildren, Crissy (Eric) Steagall, Justin (Megan) Stapleton and Whitney (Shane) Salley; and one great granddaughter, Erica Lynn “The Monkey” Steagall.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Malone Funeral Home with Ray Simmons, minister. Burial was in the East Carter County Memory Gardens.

Condolences can be made to the Stapleton family at

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