“He never said Good-By, He never said he was leaving.” Paul “Emmett” Stottler, 61, of Andover, IL went into Eternity on Sunday, February 1, 2015 after a brief illness. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11 th at Andover American Legion Hall, Andover, IL with military rites by the Andover American Legion. Memorial visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services, 225 E. Park St. Geneseo. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to LoyAnn Stottler, 16400 Gulf Blvd. #209, Redington Beach, FL 33708 which will be donated to several organizations that Emmitt supported.
Emmett was born April 4, 1953 in Geneseo the son of Paul H. and LoyAnn (Talbot) Stottler. He lived most of his life in the Geneseo area and graduated from Geneseo High School in 1971. After graduation he entered the U.S. Army and served most of his tour of duty in Germany.
Emmett loved to hunt and fish. He always raised a large garden and did his own canning that he loved to share with his neighbors, family and friends. He spent many years as a welder at International Harvester Co. East Moline. Emmett loved life to its fullest and was happiest when helping his neighbors and friends.
Emmett leaves behind his mother LoyAnn Stottler, Redington Beach, FL; his beloved sister LuAnn Y. Stottler Lasita, St. Petersburg, FL and many aunts, uncles nieces and nephews and cousins that he loved dearly. Emmett was preceded in death by his father, brothers, Raymond K. , Jimmy Lee, and Ricky D. Stottler; and many aunts, uncles and other family members.
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