CARLTON DAYE "BUTCH" STAGNER, JR., 72,
died peacefully in his sleep at home on Oct. 1,
2017. Butch was surrounded by family & friends
while he battled lung cancer, with burial at
Memory Gardens Cemetery in Weatherford, TX.
Butch was born on Dec. 18, 1944 in Ranger, TX, to
Carlton Daye, Sr. and Zettie Faye Stagner. He grew
up in Ranger, graduated high school in 1962 & attended
Ranger Jr. College. He married Barbara Clark in 1965
in Dallas, TX. They made their home in Dallas, then
Fort Worth and later Mineral Wells, Texas. In 1994,
Butch married his second wife, Iris. He & Iris married
until her death in 2012. Butch was a licensed broker
selling real estate in Mineral Wells for approximately
40 years. He was a past member of the Mineral Wells
Jaycees, served on the board of directors of the Palo
Pinto County Appraisal District from 1992-2015, and
served on the Appraisal Review Board for four years.
Butch was an avid hunter and fisherman who also enjoyed
camping, hiking and restoring guns.
is survived by his two sons, Brett Stagner, Sr., and
wife Maria, and Brian Stagner and wife Amy, and step-
daughters Felicia Harvey & husband Xavier, and Amanda
Kinser and husband Will. Grandchildren, Brett Stagner,
Jr., Brendan Stagner, Claire Stagner, Katie Stagner,
Jose Caballero, Valentina Walls, Folee Hall, Sage Harvey,
and Alex and Mark Kinser, and great-grandchildren Keaton
and Zoe Walls, along with a host of family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his second wife, Iris Stagner,
his father & mother, two sisters, Dorothy Stagner Goforth
(RHS-1956) & Sonja Stagner Varner (RHS-1958), and nephew