Aaron Stapleton, 44

Aaron Alan Stapleton, 44, of Wabash, died at 10 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at his home. 

He was born Sept. 23, 1974, in Wabash, to Willard Stapleton and Virginia (Robinson) Dias.

Aaron was a 1993 graduate of Wabash High School. He served six years in the Indiana National Guard, and then enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the 1st Calvary Unit at Fort Hood, Texas, for 2 years. Aaron worked 14 years at Paper Works in Wabash.  He was a life member of the American Legion Post 15, and the VFW Post 286, both in Wabash. Aaron enjoyed fishing and hunting. 

He is survived by his three children, Skyler E. A. (Andrea Betten) Stapleton of North Manchester, Ashleigh E. Stapleton and Rachel N. Stapleton, both of Wabash; father, Willard F. Stapleton of Peru; mother and stepfather, Virginia (Roddy) Dias of Wabash, and grandmother, Thelma Robinson of Arkansas.

Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with David Phillips officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call one hour prior to the service Saturday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is American Legion Post 15.

The memorial guest book for Aaron may be signed at

Posted on 2018 Oct 16