FORT MEADE - Mr. Harold J. Stark, 88, passed away Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 in Lakeland, FL. Mr. Stark was born September 30, 1926 in Amsterdam, NY and was a resident of Fort Meade for many years. He was retired from Mobil Chemical Co. and also retired from the U.S. Armed Forces. Mr. Stark was a WW II U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, and later re-enlisted and retired from the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Fort Meade VFW, member of the Fort Meade American Legion Post #23, and of the Catholic faith.
Mr. Stark was preceded in death by his wife Cassie B. Hinson Stark; sisters, Norma, Thelma, Geraldine and Dorothy; brothers, Richard and Kenneth; longtime companion, Eloise Smith.
He is survived by his daughter-in-love, Sandy Mincey, Fort Meade, FL; sisters, Shirley Skownek and Florence Kazala, both of Amsterdam, NY and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held 10:00am - 11:00am, Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at Hancock Funeral Home, 945 East Broadway, Fort Meade. Funeral services will follow at 11:00am in the funeral home chapel with Ronnie Mincey offiating. Interment will be in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Ft. Meade. Condolences may be sent to the family at
Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, FL 863-285-8171