Sondra K. Stobart, age 77, of Canal Winchester, died Thursday, April 22, 2021 at OhioHealth ER in Pickerington. Born January 3, 1944 in Arthurdale, WV to the late Harry & Dorothy Faye (Martin) Drake, she was a 1961 graduate of Pomeroy High School and received her BEd in 1965 from Rio Grande College. She was a former social studies teacher for Eastern H.S. in Reedsville.
She spent many years as a professional genealogist, climbing over fences, wandering through graveyards and traveling extensively as she researched in local courthouses. From this passion she published a two volume book of her family history dating back to 1661.
While her first true love was her husband, she had many other passions—imparting her wisdom to others, being a Sunday school teacher for many years, teaching classes on the Constitution locally, and showing her love through her gift of cooking.
Sondra is survived by her first and only true love, her marine, her hero (forever & forever) William (Bill) Stobart, husband of over 53 years; children, Tracy (Jeff) Thompson, Carroll, Steven (Nicole) Stobart, Lewis Center, W. Michael (Claire) Stobart, Canal Winchester, Beth (Kevin) Wilkinson, Canal Winchester; grandchildren, Jacob, Cassie, Bethany, and Jordan Thompson, Carsyn and Camryn Stobart, Corbin, Conlan, Elliott, Cecilia, and Collette Stobart, Joey, Alex, and Sammy Wilkinson; “Honorary” son, Ryan (Tiffany) Hamrick; sisters, Connie (Bill) Mason, North Carolina, and Karen Smith, Gahanna; brother-in-law, Charles (Diana) Stobart; sister-in-law, Janet Jordan; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Caraline Thompson.
Friends may visit 4-7 pm Wednesday at the Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, 650 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester, where funeral service will be held 11 am Thursday with Pastor Paul Barnes officiating. Interment Lithopolis Cemetery. Masks are required in the funeral home and social distancing must be observed. A livestream of the service will be available beginning 10:55 am Thursday at the link which will be posted below.
Friends who wish may contribute to Wounded Warrior Project or Toys for Tots in her memory.