Don is the son of the late Clifford “Doc” and Olive Faulkner Stapleton. Karan is the daughter of Virginia Powers Colwell and the late Sterling “Red” Powers.
They have two daughters, Shari Stapleton (Jeff) Caudill and Carrie Jo
Stapleton (Curt) Smith, and four grandchildren, Tyler Smith, Caleb Smith, Corban Smith and Ceci Smith.
Both Don and Karan are graduates of the Ironton High School class of 1963. Don retired from Sunoco Chemicals.