Fred Dempsey Stapleton Jr., 66, of Alma died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at his home. He was a former welder and a member of 29:11 Ministries in Alma. He was born July 27, 1948, in Ottawa, Ill.

Family-held memorial service will be 5 p.m. Thursday at 29:11 Ministries. Cremation is under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Alma.

He is survived by a daughter, Angie McCallister of Mountainburg; a son, Jeff Stapleton of Mountainburg; a sister, Joan Trumbo of Marseilles, Ill.; a brother, David Stapleton of Mendota, Ill.; stepfather, William Johnson of Marseilles; and three grandchildren.