Robyn “Duane” Stooksbury, age 70, Andersonville

Robyn “Duane” Stooksbury, age 70, passed away at his home in Andersonville on Saturday, January 25, 2020. He was born February 3, 1949 to the late Esco & Lucy Henegar Stooksbury. He was a member of Andersonville United Methodist Church.  He was a dairy farmer before he went to work at the U.S. Postal Service where he worked for 32 years before his retirement. He was an Anderson County Commissioner, a member of the 911 committee and a commissioner on the ACWA. He loved NASCAR racing.
He is survived by:  
Loving wife of 50 years…..Sarah Jane Turpin Stooksbury
Sons……………………………….Rob Stooksbury and friend Sharon
                                               Danny Stooksbury and wife Farrah
Grandchildren………………..Elizabeth and husband Braxton Kirk, Pippa Stooksbury, Dylan Stooksbury,
                                              Jackson Stooksbury, and Annalia Stooksbury
Brother………………………….Anthony and wife Vicki Stooksbury
Sister……………………………Angelisa and husband Gary Pyle
Many friends and other relatives. A special thanks to Home Health Nurse Erica and Tammy.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 4:00-7:00 pm with the funeral service to follow with Rev. Hillard Harless officiating.  Duane’s interment will be held at the Norris Memorial Garden on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Shiners Hospital, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Andersonville united Methodist Church. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. www.holleygamble.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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