Robert B. Stark, 80, of Wichita, died Saturday, March 23. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Westview Baptist Church in Wichita. Visitation with the family present will be Thursday morning from 9 to 10, also at the Church. Interment will follow the funeral in McGill Cemetery, Potwin.
Robert was born on March 8, 1933 in Ross Township, Ill., the son of William and Elizabeth (Rodhouse) Stark. Robert was retired from the Air Force. He was a member of Westview Baptist Church; enjoyed photography, gardening, working with flowers, reading and studying; and loved the Church and the Lord.
On Oct. 27, 2007 Robert and Violet Davis Wintermote were married at Westview Baptist Church in Wichita.
Those who survive include his wife, Violet (Davis Wintermote) Stark of the home; a daughter, Mary Heindel and husband Allen of Florida; a son, Robert Wayne Stark and his wife Kim of Colorado; stepson and his wife, Rodney and Ronni Wintermote of Washington; stepson and his wife, Jeff and Tammy Wintermote of Hillsboro, Kan.; stepdaughter and her husband, Brenda and George Whitson of El Dorado; nine step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Lewis Stark of Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joetta; a brother, James; and his parents.
Memorials to his memory for the American Red Cross or Westview Baptist Church may be left with Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado, who are in charge of the services. Condolences to the family can be sent to www.carlsoncolonial.com.