Thomas C. Stallings, 90, of Haubstadt, IN, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 24th, 2006 at the River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton, IN.


He was born on Dec. 5, 1915 in Poseyville, IN, to the late Harry and Lucy Ann (Wells) Stallings.


Tom was retired from the Co-op Oil Refinery in Mt. Vernon, IN, and the R & J Oil Refinery in Princeton.  He was a member of the St. James Catholic Church in St. James, IN, and was also a member of the Haubstadt Knights of Columbus and Haubstadt Knights of St. John.  He was also a veteran of the Indiana National Guard.


Besides his parents Tom is also preceded in death by his wife Pauline N. (Nix) Stalling, who passed away on Dec. 24th, 1997; 2 children and their spouses, Jane Ann (John) Karges of St. James, IN, and Charles L. (Diane) Stallings of Ruidiso New Mexico; 7 grandchildren, Thomas Karges, Kristine Atkinson, Bridget Norman, Jeffrey Karges, Gabriel Sharkey, Rachel Collins, and Aaron Stallings; and 18 great grandchildren.


A mass of Christian burial will be on Thursday, Sept. 28th, 2006 at 10:00 A.M. at the St. James Catholic Church in St. James, IN, with Father Kenneth Betz being the celebrant, burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Fort Branch, IN.


Visitation will be at the church on Thursday morning Sept. 28th, 2006 from 8:00 A.M. until service time.