Mr. Stemple was born May 12, 1942, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Kermit and Rita Stemple. He served with the United States Navy.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Maricela Stemple of Beeville; four sons, Javier Gonzales, James Stemple, Kevin Stemple and Angel Stemple, all of Beeville; five daughters, Julia Andino of New Jersey, Gracie Soto of San Antonio, Angelica Valdez and Miriam Stemple, both of Beeville, and Erica Calderon of Laredo; two brothers, John and Edward Stemple, both of Beeville; a sister, Belinda Stemple of Beeville; and 17 grandchildren.
Visitation was held Monday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at the Treviño Funeral Home chapel. A graveside service was conducted Tuesday, April 30, at 10:15 a.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with full military honors.
Treviño Funeral Home