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Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home
Saturday August 27th, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am

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Friday August 26th, 2022
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Brian Warder "Bud" Stotlar

Brian W. "Bud" Stotlar, age 51, of Marion, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Brian was born July 19, 1971 in Carbondale, Illinois, a son of Richard L. and Anita S. (Phalp) Stotlar. Brian grew up in Marion and graduated Marion High School, class of 1989. Brian was very involved in sports while in High School. He attended John A. Logan College and played on the Vol's Baseball Team. He then attended and graduated SIU with Bachelors Degree in Engineering. He married the love of his life, Skyla L. Hastings on November 11, 1995 in Marion, IL. Brian worked for the family business, Stotlar Lumber Company. Brian loved sports in general, especially baseball. He also enjoyed golfing and fishing. He looked forward to attending his children's sporting events.

Brian is survived by his wife Skyla L. Stotlar of Marion, IL; three children, Ashton N. Stotlar of Carbondale, IL, Amelia G. Stotlar of Marion, IL, and Karsten R. Stotlar of Marion, IL; his parents, Richard L. and Anita S. Stotlar of Marion, IL; one sister, Lynn E. Stotlar of Phoenix, AZ; and his father and mother In-Law, Dale (Nancy) Hastings of Marion, IL.

Visitation will be Friday, August 26th, 2022 from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, and again Saturday, August 27, 2022 from 10:00AM until 11:00 AM. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 27, 2022, 11:00 AM at Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin McNeely officiating.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Make A Wish Foundation. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois 62959.

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Dick and Anita, we are so sorry to hear about Brian. Cherish all your memories and be strong in the days ahead. We will continue to keep you and his family in our prayers in the days ahead. May God bless you.

Mike and Pam Petty Aug 29 2022 7:06 PM

Coach & Mrs. Stotlar, So sorry to hear of Brian passing. My family & I want you to know that you are in ours prayers & may God continue to be with you.
Andrew Allen & family

Andrew Allen Aug 29 2022 9:56 AM

Dick and Anita,
Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Brian will always hold a special spot in our hearts. We will miss him.

Fred and Rita Monroe Aug 28 2022 4:57 PM

Dear Dick and Anita,
Jane and I hold you and your family in our prayers. May God give you and Brian’s beautiful family comfort in this loss.
Jan and Jane Vest

Jan Vest Aug 28 2022 8:11 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss. I was Amelia's first grade teacher. Your family is wonderful. Prayers for much love and peace.

Tara Zettler Aug 27 2022 4:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Brian Stotlar

Christopher Vogel Aug 26 2022 9:27 PM

My condolences to the family. Too much for the family to endure for one so young. I’m praying for all of you.
Bob Campbell

Bob Campbell Aug 26 2022 6:47 PM

Know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Jane and Steve

Jane Crawley Aug 26 2022 4:59 PM

Dick and Anita, Sue and I express our sincere condolences. Our prayers go out for you and the family.

Jack Keller Aug 26 2022 3:44 PM

Prayers and love for your family.

Rob and Laura Cash Aug 26 2022 3:16 PM

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