Charles O. Stapleton
Longtime Estacada resident, Charles O. Stapleton, died at his home on Friday, August 7, 2020. He was 87.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Charles O. Stapleton was born October 3, 1932 in
Cromona, Kentucky to Paul and Della (Freeman) Stapleton.
He graduated from high school there. He then attended
The University of Wyoming where he received his
bachelor's degree in teaching. On December 26, 1957
Charles married Julie Bondi in Portland. They lived
in Portland, Oregon, Bristol, Virginia and Maupin,
Oregon before settling in Estacada in 1965. He
worked for Estacada School District as a football
coach, athletic director, and track coach. He retired
in the mid 1990's. After retirement he worked as a
marshal for Persimmons Golf Course in Gresham for
over 10 years.
Survivors include his wife Julie; daughter, Kelli Ann
(Jeff) Namhie; son, Robert Scott (Elena) Stapleton;
grandchildren, Alex Cordial, Charlie Stapleton, Anna
Stapleton; sister, Sue Shields; brother, Jim Stapleton
and several nieces and nephews.