Graveside services for Rodney Stamper will be held Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 4 p.m. at New Hope Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with the Reverend Tommy Lee Leach and Reverend Chris Vaughn officiating. Music will be provided by Billy Ray Dickerson. Newton County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Stamper, 65, of Decatur, died Monday, August 10, 2009, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian. He was a Newton County native and a member of New Hope Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include: one daughter: Judy (Corey) Foreman of Hickory; and one brother: Wilson Stamper, Jr. of Decatur; four grandchildren: Dewayne (Jade) Richardson, Steven (Brandy) Foreman, Jessica Foreman, and Debbie Pearson; 5 great-grandchildren;
He was preceded in death by his parents: Wilson and Eunice Stamper, Sr. and one brother: Randall Stamper.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Stamper, Dewayne RIchardson, Corey Foreman, Eddie Slattery, Ronnie Pearson, and Justin Stroud.