Wavie L. Stoner



Wavie Leotis Stoner, Jr., 84 of Columbus passed away Tuesday February 22, 2022 at I.U. Health Methodist Hospital.

Born November 2, 1937 in Burnsville, IN Wavie was the son of Wavie L. and Eva M. Weddle Stoner, Sr. He married Sally Israel June 1, 1962 and she survives.

Wavie retired after over 30 years from Cummins Engine Company. He also did some farming in his working years.

He served in the U.S. Army and the National Guards.

He was a member of the Taylorsville United Methodist Church and a previous member of the Clifford United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Clifford Volunteer Fire Department, the Diesel Union at Cummins, the NRA and a previous member of Eagles Lodge.

Wavie loved nature and to be outdoors fishing, gardening, hunting and trapping. His favorite thing to do was attend his grandchidren’s sporting events.

Wavie is survived by his wife Sally of Columbus; children, Jeff (Karri) Stoner of Indianapolis, Jon (Deena) Stoner of Columbus and Jay (Angie) Stoner of Seymour; grandchildren, Lauren (Branson) Ping of Seymour, Quenton (Whitney) Stoner of Seymour, Nick Stoner of Columbus and Katie Stoner of Columbus; great grandchildren, Abram, Avri, Weston and Norah; a sister, Donna Jean Nolan of Salem; 2 nieces, 2 nephews and several great nieces and nephews.

The funeral service for Wavie will be Monday at 11:00 am at Norman Funeral Home in Hope. It will be officiated by Gary Eberhart. Visitation will be Sunday from 3 to 5 pm and Monday from 10 until service time at the funeral home. Burial with military graveside rites performed by Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be donated to Clifford Fire Department at 7850 N Depot St., Clifford, IN 47226 or Hauser FFA/ Care of Hauser High School at 9273 St. Rd. 9, Hope, IN 47246.

Wavie was preceded in death by his parents; a sisters, Maxine (Dwight) Percifield, June and Judy Stoner and a brother in law, Everett Nolan.

Online condolences may be expressed to the Stoner family at www.normanfuneralhome.net.

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