William D. Stackhouse went to be with the Lord on Jan. 19, 2013. He was born in Williamsport on June 24, 1923, the son of Melvin Dorsey and Edna Paulhamus Stackhouse.
He was predeceased by his parents; his wife of 63 years, Evelyn; his brother Harold; and sister Betty.
Bill was a deacon at Ocean View Baptist Church in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. He served in the army in Europe during World War II as a sergeant. He was loving, generous and fun to be with and will be missed by the many lives he touched.
He is survived by three sons, Marvin (Linda) of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.; John (Erma) of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and Richard (Jackie) of Orange, Va., nine grandchildren and their spouses; twelve great-grandchildren; and a close friend, Rachel Hinson.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 at Ocean View Baptist Church in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, N.C? 28401 or Delta Lake Bible Conference Center, 6420 Pillmore Drive, Rome, N.Y. 13440.