2007-03-03 / Obituaries

Owen Eugene "J.R." Stover, Jr.

A funeral service for Owen Eugene "J.R." Stover, Jr., age 48, of Somerset, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2, at the Newark Chapel of Henderson- Van Atta Funeral & Cremation Service with Rev. Robert L. Knox officiating.

Mr. Stover died February 27, 2007 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville. He was born May 17, 1958 in Columbus.

Mr. Stover was a freight handler for Eagle Global Logistics in Groveport. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and NASCAR.

He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Debbie A. (Wolfe) Stover; mother and step-father, Eola Elizabeth (Coots) and William Snyder of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; three brothers, Craig (Susan) Stover and Aaron (Christine) Stover, all of Columbus, and Trent (Melanie) McDowell of Hebron; three sisters-in-law, Diana (Edwin) Hoyd, Kelley Gallagher and Nancy (Larry) Nethers, all of Newark; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; special friend, Mike Slack of Buckeye Lake; and faithful companion, Viper.

He was preceded in death by his father, Owen Eugene Stover; and two brothers-in-law, Jon Steven "Wolfie"Wolfe and Ronnie Gallagher.

Friends may call from 2-4 & 6- 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, at the Henderson Van Atta funeral home, 59 North Fifth Street, Newark

Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Perry County.

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