TAHLEQUAH – Virgil Stacy, longtime Shady Grove area resident passed away Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at his home. He was 89 years of age. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Cletus Jones, pastor of Gum Springs Community Church, officiating. Interment will follow in the Hendricks Cemetery under the direction of Hart Funeral Home. Virgil was born Jan. 21, 1926, in Wagoner, to Arvil and Lottie (Eden) Stacy. Virgil was raised by his mother and step-father, George Wilson. Virgil married Charlene Roberts on Sept. 1, 1950, in Sand Hill near Wagoner. The couple was blessed with four children. The family moved to Tahlequah in 1966, where he operated Stacy’s Exterminating until 1978. He also operated Stacy’s Wrecker and Salvage for many years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors include his children, Norma Rice, Melinda McManes, Vernon Stacy and his wife Shelia and Kenneth Stacy and his wife Wadana, all of Tahlequah; 10 grandchildren, Stephanie Portilloz and husband Dennis, Chris Horton, Brandon Horton and wife Jennifer, Robie McManes and wife Kim, Amanda Warden and husband Jasper, Alina Kelley and husband Mitchel, Janet Thornton, Jessica Bannon and husband Brent, Nicole Eisdorfer and husband Seth, and Jeni Stacy; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlene; and his parents. Hart Funeral Home, 1506 N. Grand, 918-456-8823.
Published on  November 10, 2015