CARBONDALE IL – John McCarthy Stotlar (Jack), formerly of Carbondale Illinois passed away on October 6, 2020 in Olathe Medical Center, Olathe Kansas after a battle against cancer.
He was born February 3, 1957 to his parents Raymond C. Stotlar Sr. and Helen Thompson Stotlar of Carbondale IL.
He was preceded in death by both his parents and his 2 older sisters, Kristen Stotlar Sisulak and Karen (Ticker) Stotlar. Jack is survived by 2 older brothers, Curtis Thompson Stotlar of Milwaukee WI, Raymond C. Stotlar Jr. (Debbie) of Carbondale and brother-in-law Stephen A. Sisulak of Carbondale. He is also survived by his niece Karen Sisulak of Phoenix AZ, and nephews Andrew Sisulak of Carbondale, Guy Sisulak (Lori) of Carterville, Christopher Sisulak of Carbondale and Cousins Connie Stotlar of Carbondale and David Stotlar of Windsor CO.
Jack leaves behind many dear friends whom he grew up with in Carbondale, the Kentucky lake area and his residence in Linn Valley KS. In all of Jack’s travels he never met a stranger. He was always a tinkerer and collector. He will be remembered for his joy of living, his generosity to others, a lifetime of friendships and his love for his family.
Cremation services were provided by Kansas City Funeral Directors, Kansas City KS. Jack’s cremains are being attended by Walker Funeral Home in Carbondale IL. Due to the current COVID restrictions, including the concerns for the safety and health of others, there will be no visitation. Jack’s cremains will be interned at Oakland cemetery with private graveside family services.