He was of the Baptist faith. He was employed with the Bradley County Road Department for 20 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Bell Stafford; parents, Ernest and Jewel Stafford; brothers: Donald Stafford, Johnny Stafford, Joe Stafford and Gary Stafford; and sister, Patsy S. Ledford.
He is survived by his son, Jack Stafford Jr. and wife, Susan; granddaughter, Taylor Stafford; brother, Ernest Stafford and wife, Charlotte; sisters-in-law: Patricia Stafford and Gail Stafford, all of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.
A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Cleveland Animal Control, 360 Hill St., Cleveland TN 37311.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Stafford family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.