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Jack Stalnaker

Jack Stalnaker

July 2, 1920 - December 2, 2017     Age: 97

John Calvin (Jack) Stalnaker, 97, passed away on December 2, 2017 at the Warner Center for Caring.  He was born July 2, 1920 in Baldwin, Florida, and was raised in Callahan, Florida.

Jack was associated for years with First Federal Savings and Loan, and later, Fernandina Beach Housing Authority, serving as a board member and as the Executive Director.  He was a licensed real estate agent, operating his own business, Stalnaker Realty, and was later employed by Century 21.

Mr. Stalnaker served in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean Conflict.  He was the oldest member of the American Legion Post 54. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach.

Survivors include nieces Janice Tiner McClain, of Valdosta, Georgia, and Joyce T. Bradley (Peyton) of Fernandina Beach, Florida, nephews Jesse Robert Tiner (Judy) of Fernandina Beach, Florida, and Brian Tiner (Robin), Mason Tiner and Harrison Tiner of Hinesville, Georgia.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Geraldine S. Tiner, nephew Gerald McClain, and longtime companion Isabell Sturges.

Services will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Burgess Chapel.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm at Oxley-Heard Funeral Home.

Mr. Stalnaker will be laid to rest in Bosque Bello Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Jane and Bill Warner Center for Caring, 1348 S. 18th Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 or American Legion Post #54, 626 South 3rd Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

5 Condolences

  • Carl and Barbara Anderson Posted December 2, 2017 7:28 am

    Jack was a fine man, Worked with him while he was with the housing authority and I was employed by the Florida Public Utilities Company. Rest in peace Jack.

  • Benjamin Shave Posted December 2, 2017 6:18 pm

    Jack was truly a good man. I never saw him without a smile and a warm greeting. I will miss him

  • Kevin & Sissy Drake Posted December 3, 2017 1:41 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Stalnaker family. Jack was my mom’s boss for some twenty-years, but he was also a great family friend. His infectious personality will be missed by all who met and knew him. May God grant you His grace and His peace during this difficult time.

  • Todd Ericksen Posted December 3, 2017 9:43 pm

    Jack was one of a kind….May he rest in peace.

  • Tammy Troxel Posted December 7, 2017 10:37 am

    I will so miss seeing Mr. Jack on Thursday mornings at the hospital. He always had a great big smile for me and a kiss. I love you and miss you Mr. Jack.

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