Calhoun County's Director of Emergency Services and former
mayor has died at his home on Pine Creek. Calhoun EMS received a call
his daughter Saturday evening at 6:10 p.m. stating "He was
Stuckwish was also Assistant 911 Director and Chief Dispatcher at
control center at Mt. Zion, a familiar voice to scanner listeners
the late night hours.
He was active with emergency services in the county for many years.
Barry Pitts, 911 Director said he was a great fit for the job. "He
it. He took his job seriously," he said.
Deputy Rick Postalwait, along with other county officials attended
meeting with Stuckwish at North Bend State Park last week. He said "He
was a great dispatcher and a good friend."
Calhoun emergency personnel responded quickly to the call, but
said he may have been deceased for a period of time. Stuckwish had
visiting his parents and Grandmother on Rowels Run on Thursday.
Doug Starcher is investigating his death, along with the county
Stuckwish started out working for the old county dispatch under
Bill Stemple, before the operations were moved to Mt. Zion. "He will
hard to replace," said Pitts.
Many of Stuckwishs' co-workers came to the 911/EMS Center last
mourning his passing. - Bob Weaver - www.hurherald.com