Neal Stafford, 51, of Crawfordsville, died Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Washington County Hospital following a sudden illness. His body has been cremated and there will be no services. Memorial donations will be used for his children.
Neal Stafford was born August 15, 1965 in Los Angeles, CA., the son of Rex C. and JoAnn (Wagstaff) Stafford. He attended school in Las Vegas, Oregon and California. Neal was employed as a heavy equipment operator at Ruger Underground for over 10 years. He was united in marriage to Judith Sines. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and raising german shepherd wolf hybrid dogs. Neal was a devoted husband and father and was happiest when he was spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife Judith of Crawfordsville, five children: Tori Stafford of North English, IA., Neal Adam and Andrea Ray Stafford of Crawfordsville, IA., Sebastian (Emma) Sines of Iowa City, IA., Christopher Mullis of Cedar Rapids, IA., four siblings: Kurt (Joanne) Stafford of Preston, ID., Marc (Susie) Stafford and Lisa Smith both of Reno, NV., Drue (Kena) Stafford of Preston, ID. Also surviving are his good friends Chuck, Robert and Paul.
Preceding Neal in death were his parents and one sister Lynda Morris.