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Anthony “Tony” Angelo Stemple, Sr.

September 24, 1947 ~ October 19, 2021 (age 74)


Anthony “Tony” Angelo Stemple, Sr, 74 of Grafton, passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side, Tuesday, October 19, 2021, He was born in Grafton, September 24, 1947, son of the late Virl and Arementia Mae Parsons Stemple, Tony was preceded in death by his wife Melodie Sue Stemple.

Retired Superintendent Genesis Steel, Iron Worker Local 16, Baltimore, MD, loved golfing, spending time with family and friends. Working on the farm and relaxing in the garage with his dog Harley by his side. He was a Baptist by faith.

Tony is survived by three children and one step daughter, Anthony “Tony” Stemple, Jr.(Weedle), Shane Stemple (Melissa), Rodney Stemple, Valli Hall (Greg), eleven grandchildren, Megan (Aaron), Zach (Sydney), Kristen (deceased Brandon,) Brett, Ty, Ethan, Curtis, Jesse, Cody (Debbie), Cory, Wyatt, eight great grandchildren, three brothers, Virl (Anita), Charlie (Avie), and Ed (Dianna) and many nieces and nephews.

Special thanks you to Amy Turner with Amedisys Hospice

In addition to his parents and wife Tony was preceded in death by two brothers, Infant, John Paul Stemple, Harold Stemple, three sisters, Infant Margie Stemple, Georgia Hunt, and Betty Hayes.

At his request he will be cremated and there will be no funeral or memorial service.

Bartlett Funeral Home Grafton is honored to be handling the arrangements for the Stemple family. Online condolences can be sent to

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