William Edward Stoops

HAMPTON - William Edward Stoops of Hampton passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 14, 2005. He was 58. He was
the owner of Stoops Electric Co., member of the Army and Navy Masonic Lodge #306, member of the IBEW Local #1340,
and he served his country in the U.S. Army. He leaves behind his loving and devoted wife of 38 years, Sharon; his children,
Sherry Clugston and husband, Brian, Rhonda Murphy, and Shane Stoops and wife, Erin; a brother, Alexander (Manzy)
Stoops; and the grandchildren that brought him endless joy, Garren, Kayla, Ian, Grace and Skylar. He is also survived
by many loving nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and dear friends. Bill was the type of person who never knew a
stranger. Known for his quick wit and laugh, strong work ethic, and devotion to family, Bill will be deeply missed by those
who knew and loved him. A life celebration service will be conducted 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Parklawn-Wood
Funeral Home Chapel. Prior to the service the family will receive friends beginning at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu
of flowers, donations can be made in Bill's memory to the Shriners Hospital, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.
Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton.

Published in the Daily Press from 2/15/2005 - 2/16/2005.