Charles Stover

Charles "Chas" F. Stover

Tuesday, September 30th, 1930 - Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Obituary

Charles Fayne Stover, fondly known as “Chas” by his family and friends, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 13, 2019 at the age of 88. Chas was born on September 30, 1930 in Wanette, Oklahoma to his parents, Joe Alston and Lucy Carleen (Evans) Stover. After graduating from Wanette High School, Chas joined the United States Air Force on October 20, 1949 and honorably served his country. Among his duties included working in Air Force communications as a radio operator and earned the Korean Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal. After his honorable discharge on October 8, 1953, Chas enlisted in the Oklahoma Air National Guard where he also worked in communications. Chas retired in 1990 after 37 total years of dedicated service to his country. He earned the rank of Senior Master Sergeant. He married his beloved, Peggy Metcalf Stover and together shared more than 44 wonderful years together before her passing. Chas was a wonderful, hardworking and honorable man who will be deeply missed.

He was preceded in death by his:
parents, Joe Alston and Lucy Carleen Stover;
wife of 44 years, Peggy Metcalf Stover;
four brothers: Ewell, Robert Hollis, Don Alston and Carl Wayne Stover;
one sister, Betty Jo Cottrell.

He is survived by his:
11 Nieces and Nephews and their Spouses
Gary Stover (Lisa)
Don Stover II (Bobbi)
Bob Stover (Janelle)
Phillip Stover (Donna)
Mary June Beller
Sandy Kisling (Robin)
Candy Burks (John)
Pam Abrams (Tim)
Fredrica Cottrell
Paula Cottrell (Gary Mosteller)
Donna Archer (Mike)
Numerous extended family and many friends.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, June 17th, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Monday, June 17th, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes
    Address
    4000 SW 119th Street
    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73173
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  • Graveside Service

    Monday, June 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, June 17th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Wanette Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    WANETTE, OK
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    Visitation will be 9 AM to 11 AM Monday prior to the graveside service at the funeral home.
    Officiant
    Chaplain Kevin Rohr
  • Interment

    Location
    Wanette Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    WANETTE, Oklahoma
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Affiliations

  • Air Force
  • Air National Guard

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