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Cecil Clyde "Red" Stotler

Visitation:
Sunday, May 1, 2011 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.
Service:

Monday, May 2, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia 63382.
Officiating will be: Rev. Bob Hoehn.
Music provided by: selected favorite hymns.
Interment will be in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Vandalia.
Pallbearers: Glen Eikel, Brent Reynolds, Stacy Mansfield, Aaron Rentfro, Keith Mouser and Roger Green.

Cecil Clyde "Red" Stotler passed away at 10:23 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. "Red", as he was known by everyone in the area, had been a lifelong Audrain County resident. After school, he worked at the Narco Brick Plant in Farber for several years. "Red" then farmed from 1943 until 1958, when he opened "Stotler's Cafe" in Farber, Missouri. He and his wife Myrtle, owned and operated the cafe from 1958 until 1978. "Red" was a Baptist by faith and had been an active member in the Farber Lion's Club. He also enjoyed playing cards, going to the Senior dances, fishing, cooking and attending area flea markets.

Born: January 4, 1917 in rural Audrain County, Missouri the son of Clark Newton and Bessie Opal (Sankpill) Stotler.

Married: Myrtle Cecilia Parsons on October 1, 1938; she preceded him in death on January 19, 1996.

Survivors include: three sons: Jim W. Stotler and Betty Hoover of Auxvasse, Missouri; Kenneth E. and wife, Diana Stotler of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Robert M. and wife, Wanda Stotler of Vandalia; nine grandchildren: Terri and Glen Eikel of Montgomery City, Missouri; Vicki and Brent Reynolds of Fulton, Missouri; Kelly and Stacy Mansfield of Cape Girardeau; Lynnette and Tim Benefield of Jackson, Missouri; Lori and Jimmy Fitts of Madison, Mississippi; Dr. Michael and Jenny Stotler of St. Louis; Claude and Theresa Green of Laddonia, Missouri; Teresa and Keith Mouser of Vandalia; Delbert and Monica Green of California, Missouri; also survived by 16 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: wife, Myrtle; one sister, Fern Branstetter.

Memorials are encouraged to the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia or to the Community Loving Care Hospice in Bowling Green.


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