John A. Stark

July 28, 2018

April 8, 1937 ~ July 16, 2018

John A. Stark, born April 8, 1937, Ogden, Utah, passed away July 16, 2018, at his home in Reno, Nevada. He was stationed at Stead Air Force Base from 1957 to 1961.

John Married Phyllis Robinson Moore in July of 1961, who had daughter, Phyllis Marie; together they had son, Ken Stark. They were later divorced in January of 1973.

He marred Janice Barker Anderson in October of 1973, in Virginia City.

John Worked at Sharp Krater, Tannenbaum Construction, Joy Engineering and J & J Inspection Services. He was also a ranch hand, rodeo cowboy, merchant marine, survival instructor, ski-patrol, world-class storyteller and camp cook.

Johnny will be missed.

John is survived by his wife, Janice; son, Ken (Christy) K.J. Lucas; daughter, Phyllis Marie Stark Hagen (son, Jake). He is also survived by his step-son, Jeff Anderson (his daughters, Amanda (Brendan) Penrose; (great-granddaughters, Cheyanne and Mariana; and Jessica (Johnathan) Haines); great-grandkids: Parker, Landon, Caden, McKenzie and Mason; step-son, John (Kris) Anderson (son, August Anderson); sister, Judy (Ed) Macner, (daughter, Ira Macner.)

Extended family: Dave and Charlotte Keller, Stacey (Joe Mac) Sellers, Colton, Jackson, Mackenzie Jo, Jerod Keller, Austin Keller and Landen. He is also survived by five nieces, two great-nephews, and one grand-niece.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Lavar E. Stark; sister, Shirley Stark Benson; and grandson, Clayton Anderson.

Thank you to St Mary’s hospice for their kind and helping care.

Per his request, no services were held. Ashes to be scattered at his favorite places.

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