Cloyd E. Stains, 87, of Owl Hollow Road, Three Springs, PA, died Monday, June 7, 2021 at his home.
Born January 20, 1934 in Springfield Twp., Huntingdon Co., PA, he was a son of the late Hiram and Roxie (Wilson) Stains. He was united in marriage to the former Barbara Dell on February 7, 1959 at the First United Methodist Church, Mapleton, PA. Mrs. Stains survives at their home.
He is also survived by two sons, Rex Stains of Three Springs and Brian Stains of Neelyton, PA, two grandsons, Bradley and Loren Stains, three siblings, Margaret Horton of St. Thomas, PA, Raymond Stains of Ft. Loudon, PA and Paul Stains of St. Thomas, PA and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one son, Allen Stains and three brothers, Ernest Wayne, Merrill and Clyde.
Mr. Stains was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Three Springs and Madden-Wennick Post 518, American Legion, Rockhill Furnace, PA.
He attended the former Pleasant Bank one room schoolhouse and Saltillo High School.
He retired from Harbison-Walker Refractories, Inc., Mt. Union, PA.
Mr. Stains was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving from March 14, 1955 until February 23, 1957.
The family would like to thank the staff of Grane Hospice of Altoona and his special caregivers, Liz and Maranda for the tremendous care given to Cloyd the last few years. Most of all Tina and Dennis Swan and Gail for being with the family through all of Cloyd’s illness.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, June 11, 2021 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Pastor Faith Anderson officiating. Interment will be made at Walnut Grove Cemetery, RD, Three Springs, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Friday.
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