SFC Luther Robert Stalling (U.S. Army Ret) 79, of Pinckard passed away Monday, November 12, 2012, at his residence.
Funeral services will be 2 pm Saturday, November 17, 2012, at St. Peter A.M.E. Church in Headland with Rev. Johnny C. Saffold officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Sunset Memorial Park with Robert Byrd directing. The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Stalling was born June 9, 1933 in Daytona Beach, FL and lived the early part of his life there. He joined the U.S. Army at the age of 17 and served for over 25 years until his retirement in 1979. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Mr. Stalling was later employed with civil service at Ft. Rucker and worked with OCAP until his disability. He was a member of the American Legion and the St. Peter A.M.E. Church in Headland.
Survivors include his wife Gloria D. Stalling of Pinckard; a son Raynard Stalling of Pinckard; daughters, Darnell (David) Grant of Philadelphia, PA and April Stalling (Dracko) Powell of Dothan; grandchildren, Davida Grant, Desanette Grant, Deja Stalling, Dracko Powell, II, Diamond Powell, Dezire Powell; a great-grandchild Deshea Grant; a sister Lena Blackmon of Daytona Beach, FL; a host of nieces and nephews also survives.