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William Keith Stutler

March 25, 1944 — December 12, 2020

William Keith Stutler, 76, of Tuscarawas, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 12, 2020 in Union Hospital at Dover following a recent illness.

A son of the late Roy and Effie (Stewart) Stutler, Bill was born March 25, 1944 at Ripley, West Virginia.

Bill was a longtime member of LifeWay Church at New Philadelphia. Along with his late wife, Stella, he was instrumental in starting the church’s food pantry and dedicated many hours making sure others would have food on their table. After Stella’s passing, Bill continued his passion of the food pantry with his daughter, Angel.

He had a love of antique automobiles and he was a proud owner of a 1929 Ford Model A and he enjoyed spending many weekends at car shows.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Melinda Stutler of New Philadelphia; a daughter and son-in-law, Angel and Scott Pennington of Bolivar; his grandchildren, Ashton (Zane) Cunningham, Tyler, Carter and Aminha Stutler, Mikala (Nick) Harding, Cole (Kali) Myers and Zac, Amber, Riley and William Pennington; great-grandchildren, Natalee, Jenson and Jackson Cunningham, Hudson and Grayson Harding and Brooke, Payton and Aubrey Myers; two sisters, Barbara Tinney of Uhrichsville and Carol Jean Rolince of Virginia Beach, Virginia and his companion, Bev Wise.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 53 years, Stella Mae Stutler who passed away on January 8, 2019 and his siblings, Lee Stutler, Gene Pringle, James Pringle and Blondina Lincolnhoger.

Private family services will be held in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia and burial will take place in East Avenue Cemetery at New Philadelphia.

Contributions may be made in Bill’s memory to LifeWay Food Pantry, 742 Cookson Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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