Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

March 20, 2013

Paul Stubblefield

July 19, 1946-March 17, 2013

GOSHEN — Paul “Tooter” Stubblefield 66, died Sunday afternoon at IU Health Goshen Hospital.  He had been ill the past six months.

He was born July 19, 1946 in Wilson, Ark., to Paul and Myrtle (Whitaker) Stubblefield.

In October 1998, he married Jody Kauffman in Goshen.  She survives.

Other survivors include his mother, Myrtle Sartain, Osceola, Ark.; stepmother, Dorothy Stubblefield, Hazel Green, Ala.; stepson, Richie Holdeman, Osceola; two grandchildren, D.J. (Tish) Rhodes, Elkhart, and Deena (T.J.) Stafford, Goshen; four sisters, Linda (Kerry) Edwards, Victoria, Ark., Vicki Naylor, Elkhart, Jenny (Steve) Rice, Warsaw, and Shana Upton, Hazel Green, Ala.; and two brothers, Ronnie (Barb) Stubblefield, Goshen, and Gene Steele, Ligonier.

He was preceded in death by his father and a son, Dwight “Dee” Stubblefield, who died in 2005.

Tooter worked many years in various RV factories doing a variety of jobs. Most recently, he worked at Turtle Top in Goshen. He was a member of the Goshen Eagles. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, hunting, and playing with his dog, Mopzee.

Friends may call today from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen. The Rev. James Shrock of the First Baptist Church of Goshen will officiate.

Burial will follow at Violett Cemetery, Goshen.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Elkhart County Humane Society or to the family in care of Yoder-Culp Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
AP Video
Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Del. Governor Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Horseless Carriage Introduced at NY Auto Show Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Poll

Goshen City Council member Dixie Robinson is asking residents to make an effort to clean up their yards this spring. The city’s Dial-A-Truck program is available to haul trash away. Do you think there are more unsightly properties in Goshen this year than five years ago?

Yes, I have noticed more problem properties
No, I have not noticed more problems
I think the problems are about the same as always
     View Results