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Ellis "Skeeter" L. Stark

Friday, September 28th, 1945 - Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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Obituary

Ellis "Skeeter" Stark, 74, passed away suddenly March 28, 2020. Born in Louisville on September 28, 1945, Skeeter was the only child of the late Evelyn (Walker) and Charles Stark.

He worked for over 35 years at Akzo Nobel as a chemist in their clear wood coatings division.

Skeeter was a kind, intelligent, hard working person, who loved the outdoors. He was an avid fisherman, played tennis, and took up golf in his retirement, which he pursued with a passion. He was a gardener known for his tomatoes and an excellent cook. His true talent and passion was in his woodworking skills, refinishing, repairing, framing, cabinetry, wooden puzzles and his beautiful decorative boxes. He was a true craftsman.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife and soul mate, Beverly (Crook) Stark; his very special cousin, Sharon Hurley; sister-in-laws, Brenda (Dennis) Thomas and Theresa Mobley; daughter, Carrie Johnson; niece, Chris Primm; nephews, Brian (Mandy) Calhoun, David (Chris) Thomas, Gregory Thomas and Hunter Mobley; great nephews, Jackson, Jake, Sebastion, Carter and Corbin and many dear friends.

Skeeter was a proud member of St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church.
His Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 2141 Lancashire Ave., Louisville, KY 40205.

Social distancing and masks required. Mass will be live-streamed on the parish Facebook page or viewed on YouTube at St. Raphael ArchLou.

Burial is private at Calvary Cemetery following Mass.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to his church.
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    Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    St. Raphael the Archangel
    Address
    2141 Lancashire Ave.
    Louisville, Kentucky 40205
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Thomas Sabo

Posted at 10:42pm
A friend & an excellent neighbor. I will miss our conversations & his passing waves as he drove by. A class act & one of kind. Rest in Peace!
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Tom Beatty

Posted at 07:23am
Many fond memories. Double dating in your 1950 hot rod ford. Getting stuck in the mud in some guys backyard. Linda and Donna were petrified but you charmed the homeowner into pulling us out of the mud. Nice job buddy. I'm so far away, but my heart still aches. RIP.
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