LCpl Stacy was from Coos Bay, Oregon. He graduated from Marshfield High School in Coos Bay. He was known to his friends as 'Scuba Steve' for his love of diving and had hoped to dive in the Gulf waters. He loved deer hunting near Dellwood, fishing for steelhead on the East Fork of the Millicoma River and just being in the outdoors, but, most of all Scuba Diving.
"He always had a passion for his country and our military and he really believed in what he was fighting for,” his friend Chris Stevens said. “He believed in his country.”
"He told us that was the best decision he ever made - even if he never came back from Iraq,” his mother said. “That that was the best thing in the world he ever had done. The Marine Corps really did wonders for him,” she said, noting he was socking away money to go to college and talking of transferring to the U.S. Navy to become a hospitalman (medic).
LCpl Stacy is survived by his mother and step-father, Dana and Robert Potts of Coos Bay, his father, Stanley Stacy of Albany, Oregon, and three sisters, April Smith of Eugene, Crystal McDonald of Coos Bay and 13-year-old Hallie.
LCpl Steven Stacy with be buried with full military honors on Satruday, July 14, at 11 am at Sunset Memorial Gardens. The Patriot Guard Riders will be providing an escort.
The family of LCpl Steven Stacy will be in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
To read more about Stacy: http://www.theworldlink.com/articles/2007/07/09/breaking/tpn01070907.txt