Richard Stauter

Birth Date: December 19, 1927

Death Date: February 10, 2017

Visitation Date: 2-14-2017 Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Visitation Place : East Moss Point Baptist Church

Service Date: 2-14-2017 Time: 3:00 PM
Service Place : East Moss Point Baptist Church

Cemetery Date: 2-14-2017 Time: 4:00 PM
Cemetery Place : Union Cemetery

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Obituaries » Richard Stauter

Richard Eugene “Gene” Stauter, Sr. 89 went to be with his Heavenly Father on February 10, 2017. Gene served two years in U.S. Navy from 1946 to 1948 after graduating from Moss Point High School. He was a dedicated educator who enjoyed teaching and leading students for 33 years. During his career as an educator he was coach and teacher at Orange Grove High School and at Moss Point High School.  He was principal at Ed Mayo Elementary School and Moss Point High School.  Retiring after 20 years, he found he had a desire to continue teaching and returned to teach 6th grade history at Escatawpa Elementary School for 13 years before his final retirement. Gene was a member of East Moss Point Baptist Church and a dedicated Christian whose life was an example to all who knew him.

Preceded in death by his parents Orie Stauter and Linnie Pierce Stauter Martin, and his siblings Elsworth Stauter, Betty Stauter Parker and Frances Stauter Hyatt

Gene is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Lucye Bernice “Bee” Stauter, a daughter Linda Anne White, a son, Richard E. “Rick” Stauter, Jr., wife Margaret Hill Stauter,  grandson, Edmond White, wife Melanie and great grandson William, granddaughter, Emily White Wood and husband Jason Wood, grandson, Richard Lee Stauter, wife Amanda, great grand-daughters, Caley and Adeline, great-grandsons, Micah, Charley and Andrew, grandson, Troy Eugene Stauter, wife Stephanie, great- grandsons Joshua and Daniel, granddaughter, Marlena Lynn McLaurin, husband Michael McLaurin, great-grandsons Ryan and Carter. He is also survived by numerous cousins, nephews, nieces and their children. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

A visitation will be Tuesday Feb. 14, 2017 from 1:00-3:00pm at East Moss Point Baptist Church on Hwy 63. Services will begin at 3:00pm at East Moss Point Baptist Church, with Rev. David Abbott officiating. Graveside services will follow at Union Cemetery in Moss Point, MS.

Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, in Escatawpa/Moss Point, MS is in charge of arrangements. You may view and sign the online register book for Mr. Gene Stauter at