Roger "Butch" Stamey Canton - Roger "Butch" Stamey, 54, of Canton, NC, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Mission Hospital. Butch was born August 15, 1962 in Haywood County, NC, the son of Edith Ellen Davis Stamey and the late James Calvin Stamey. He attended AB Tech, where he studied culinary arts. Butch worked as a chef in the area for several years. He was a member of Canton Wesleyan United Methodist Church. Butch loved coaching softball, was an avid hunter, and loved spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Stamey. Survivors include his mother, Edith Ellen Stamey; brothers, Steve Stamey and wife, Bregilda, of Asheville, NC, and Randy Stamey and girlfriend, Paula Riddle, of Candler, NC; partner in life, Donna Worley, and her children, Morgan Flynn and husband Brandon and son Weston, and Sydney Worley, all of Black Mountain, NC; nephew, Josh Stamey of Cherryville, NC; niece, Tiffany Atkins of Petersburg, VA; great niece, Kelsie Osborne; great nephews, Owen Osborne and KK Osborne. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Meadowbrook Freewill Baptist Church in Black Mountain, NC. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Lions Club of Asheville. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors and nurses of Mission Hospital. Condolences may be made at www.ashevilleareaalternative.com .
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