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Louis A. Stomps

February 27, 1924 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 96)


Louis A. Stomps, 96, of Columbus, formally of North Vernon passed away at 2:32 p.m. on Sunday, January 3, 2021, at the Hickory Creek at Franklin.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation has been chosen. Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Service are entrusted with the arrangements.

Born on February 27, 1924, in Hamilton, OH. Louis was the son of Walter and Eva Rose (Mallot) Stomps. He was united in marriage to Kathleen Gerrard. She preceded him in death on April 8, 1981. Louis later married Sarah Bault. She also preceded him in death in December 1999.

After high school, Louis served his country proudly in the Army during WWII. Louis worked as a printer for Avery Press in Columbus. After his retirement from the Avery Press Company, he was a rural mail carrier. He was a member of the Graphic Communications International Union and a former Boy Scout Leader. Louis enjoyed fishing, kinetic sculpture, dancing, and spending time with family and friends.

Louis is survived by sons, Stephen Stomps of Auburn, NY, Dean Stomps of Columbus, and Randall (Janet) Stomps of Anderson; daughter, Nancy (Rick) Apsley of North Vernon; sister, Betty Bunch of Cincinnati, OH; grandchildren, Sommer, Kristen, Nash, Rachel, Blake, Kole, Frank, Andrew, Christopher, Sybil, and Katie; step-grandchildren, Josh, Hope, and Sonya; nine great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Eva Rose Stomps; first wife, Kathleen Stomps; second wife, Sarah Stomps; brother, Walter Stomps; sister, Phyllis Stomps.

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