2017-05-03 / Obituaries

Leroy Stotler


Leroy “Toy” Stotler, age 72, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at War Memorial Hospital.

Born August 26, 1944 in Omps, W.Va., he was the son of the late Roy and Ethel Clark Stotler.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He was a graduate of Berkeley Springs High School. Leroy managed the Berkeley Springs Bowlerama in the 1970’s and was the owner/operator of Berkeley Tire in Everett, Pa., from 1986-2006.

He was a former member of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics Council #117 in Berkeley Springs and a member of the Cacapon Men’s Golf Association.

Leroy loved to bowl and was active on various leagues; he also enjoyed golfing and landscaping. He was active and still doing landscape work, including mulch sales, until the day of his death.

Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Deloris Jean Speelman Stotler, at home; his son, Ronald Leroy Stotler and his wife Lorri, of Berkeley Springs; one sister, Ada Ambrose of Inwood, W.Va.; three brothers, Robert Stotler, Delmas “Bud” Stotler and Ralph Stotler, all of Berkeley Springs; two granddaughters, Alexis Danielle Dixon and her husband Matthew, and Rebecca Nicole Stotler, all of Berkeley Springs; one great grandson, Remington Levi Dixon of Berkeley Springs and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five sisters, Mildred Bageant, Carrie Henry, Reva Poffenburger, Velda Foltz and Kathleen Fleece.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., with Pastors Ada Ambrose, Lynnie Ambrose and Dave Kidwell officiating. Interment will be in Bethel Cemetery.

The family received friends from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Independent Church of God, 1171 Herald Drive, Inwood, WV 25428 or to Love Assembly of God, P.O. Box 973, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.helsleyjohnsonfh.com.

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