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Raymond A. Stapleton, 68, Columbia, KY (1954-2023)

Raymond Allen Stapleton of Columbia died on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 6:12 A.M. at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He was 68 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Friday, February 17, 2023, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ricardo Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation is requetsed after 10amCT on Friday.

He was born October 5, 1954, in Taylor County, to the late Raymond Joseph and Cleo Corbin Stapleton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Sandra Stapleton.

Survivors include:
  • Three sons - Dustin Stapleton of Columbia, Michael Stapleton and Craig Stapleton both of Washington, Pennsylvania
  • Three brothers and one half-brother - Greg Stapleton of Columbia, Michael Stapleton of Texas, Jack Stapleton of Cave City, Erik Stapleton of Columbia
  • Five sisters - Joetta Fletcher, Barbara McGaha, Cindy Bradshaw and Wilma Handy all of Columbia, Sheila Hodges of Princeton
  • Four grandchildren - Chloe, Braxton, Ethen and Chanlee Stapleton
  • Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Raymond A. Stapleton, 68, Columbia, KY (1954-2023)

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