Mr. Gene Stoppelbein, age 79 of LaFollette passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2022. He was a Member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church, Past Worshipful Master of Campbell County Lodge #778 F.&A.M. in 2016, and a Member of Valley Star Lodge #577 F.&A.M. Gene served Honorably in the U.S. Air Force for four years and was Owner of Stoppelbein Insurance Agency representing Nationwide Insurance Company in Florida. Preceded in death by Parents, Viv and Evelyn Waldron Stoppelbein, and Sister, Rebecca Stoppelbein.
Survivors: Beloved Wife of 52 years, Kay Stoppelbein; Son, MAJ. Scott Stoppelbein and wife, Angelique; Granddaughter, Elise Stoppelbein; Brother, Wayne Stoppelbein and wife, Jan. Several Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and many friends.
The Family will receive friends from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. Sunday, January 9, 2022, at Cedar Hill Baptist Church. Masonic Rites will be presented at 5:00 P.M. by Valley Star Lodge #577, F.&A.M. Funeral Services will follow with Dr. Bryan Burge and Rev. Ryan Hutchinson officiating. Following Funeral Services, Full Military Honors will be Conducted by the Campbell County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Cedar Hill Baptist Church Benevolence Fund or Masonic Widows and Orphans Fund c/o Cedar Hill Baptist Church, 636 Demory Road, LaFollette, TN 37766. Online condolences for Mr. Stoppelbein be made at ww.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Gene Stoppelbein.