Ira B. Stark
April 27, 1936 - March 12, 2013
Bruce Stark, 76, of 1070 Virginia Ave., died Tuesday March 12, 2013,
in his home.
Born April 27, 1936, in Annville, Pa., he was the son of Bruce Gibble
Stark and Lillian (Hartman) Stark.
He was a U. S. Army veteran and a member of Goshen Baptist Church. He
was a former member of Staunton Mennonite Church. A very talented
musician, he enjoyed playing Gospel and Bluegrass music with many
people over the years. His greatest passion was serving the Lord.
preceded in death by his parents and a son, Ira Lee Stark.
behind to cherish his memory is his wife, Ella (Jack) Stark; also
surviving are a son, Alan Stark of Ferrum; a special daughter and the
apple of his eye, Vicki Burkett of Chandler, Ariz.; three sisters,
Donna Huffman, Shirley Moore and Connie Hess, all of Pa.; four
grandchildren, Brenda Berkheiser, Karen Wood, Emiley Stark and Hunter
Stark; five great-grandchildren, Trent and Veronica Berkheiser and
Karia, Keaton and Karson Wood; five stepchildren, Kim Craft, Amanda
Lucas, Georgia Bennett, Ernest Gregory and Andy Gregory; five
stepgrandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren. He also leaves
behind many close friends and fellow musicians and his dog and
faithful companion, Lattie.
funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday March 16, 2013, in
Bear Funeral Home, officiated by Pastors Scott Reese and Tyler Clem.
Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Greg
Smith, Chuck Monroe, Blaine Lawhorn, Wayne Kirby, Bill Connelly, Jack
Brown, Bruce Nedrow and Clinton Jack. Honorary pallbearers will be
friends from Goshen Baptist Church.
family receive friends one hour prior to the service in the