Billy R. Stamper of Paris, KY, passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021 at his residence, at the age of 81 years, 3 months, and 19 days. He was born Saturday, April 6, 1940, at Dry Fork, KY, in Letcher County, son of the late Fred & Lovell Cornett Stamper.
Billy was an avid fisherman and enjoyed Florida and Lake Erie. He was a construction worker and also retired from UPS. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and uncle, and will be missed by all of his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Fred & Lovell Stamper, he was preceded in death by his foster parents, Wardie & Hazel Craft; two sisters, Eva Jean Panther and Geraldine Holden; and three brothers, Charles Stamper, Howard Stamper, and Wayne Stamper.
He is survived by two sons, Richard (Jeanna) Stamper of West Liberty, KY and Michael (Sherry) Stamper of Dayton, OH; one granddaughter, Cheyenne Stamper (Billy Crase) of Georgetown, KY; two brothers, Clennon (Tammy) Stamper and Douglas (Glenna) Stamper of West Liberty, KY; a special friend, Wanda Richard of Paris, KY; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at the Potter Funeral Home, with Elder Roger McGuire officiating. Burial to follow in the Memory Hill Cemetery, Caney, KY. Visitation from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers: Mason Berry, Harold Stamper, Steven Stamper, Billy Crase, Jimmy Sparks, and Mike Stamper.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to: Memory Hill Cemetery, C/O Roy Collett, 654 E. River RD., West Liberty, KY 41472 or Bluegrass Hospice Care, 1317 US Hwy 62 E., Cynthiana, KY 41031
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