Johnnie Stallings, 58, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2014, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, January 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in North Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at The Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home which is serving the family.
Survivors include his significant other, Carolyn Gully; children, Nadine Dungy; Felicia Dungy, both of Houston, TX; Adrian (Amanda) Gully of Des Moines; Johniece (Ronnie) Henderson of St. Louis, MO; Demetrius (Ericka) Gully; Tanisha Gully, both of Fort Dodge; Derek Johnson of Iowa City; brothers, Benny (Kim) Stallings; Matthew Grady, both of Fort Dodge; Albert (Michelle) Grady of Coulter; Bernard Grady of Woodward; William Grady of St. Louis, MO; sisters, Dorthy Grady; Pauline Grady; Jeanette (Michael) Richardson, all of Fort Dodge, IA; 22 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a host of nieces and nephews; and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie Stallings Sr., Berta Mae Grady-Stallings; and his sister, Mary Grady-Taylor.
Johnnie was born March 12, 1955 in Lauderdale, MS. He was raised in Fort Dodge, IA. He graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High in 1973. Then in 1974 he joined the United States Army. In 1978 he returned to Fort Dodge where he worked in Highway Construction, for 25 years. In 2008 he attended Iowa Central Community College for Fine Arts. Johnnie's hobbies were fishing and his love for Art. Johnnie loved his grandchildren, spending time with them, and giving them advice.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.