Age 71, of Cambridge Township, passed away at his home December 14, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 41 years Ruth M. (maiden-Smith) Stafford, four sons; James (Stacie Pawlowski) Stafford, Bryant (Linda) Stafford, David (Jaimee) Stafford and Rusty Stafford, twelve grandchildren, two special nieces; Trisha Beebe and Tracy Harroun, two special nephews; Tom and Jack Smith, four other nieces, four other nephews, three brothers; Richard (Carol) Stafford, Robert (Joyce) Stafford and Dale (Cheryl Hamilton and his former spouse; Shirley (Butch) Ruthruff. He was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law; Valerie Stafford and his parents; Chester E and Myrtle G. (maiden – Hamilton) Stafford. Carl served the nation in the US Army during the Vietnam War, retired after a career as a diesel mechanic with the Abner A Wolfe Company in Jackson and after that pursued remodeling and maintaining various apartment complexes in the area. Mr. Stafford has been cremated and his loved ones will have private services at a later date.
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