Age: 79 Address: Bear Wallow Road Date of Death: Sunday, March 9, 2014 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Bill Stanley of Bear Wallow Road went to be with the Lord Sunday, March 9, 2014 at St. Josephs Campus of Mission Hospitals.
A native of Wilmington, he was a son of the late William and Lucy Carroll Stanley. He was a US Army Drill Sergeant. He was a former manager of Publix, Lowe’s Foods and Western Sizzlin Steak House in Spruce Pine and a former employee of Ingles and Bi-Lo’s inBurnsville. He was an avid golfer and member of Grassy Creek Country Club. Bill was a member and Sunday School Teacher at West Burnsville Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Shelba Boone Stanley; a daughter: Ginger Ebert and husband, Jeff, of Wilmington; 2 sons: Earl Stanley of Wilmington and Mike Boone and wife, Jennifer, of Burnsville; grandchildren: Morganne Boone, Kyle, Klinton and Ryan Henry, Earl Stanley, Jr. and Brittany Stanley; 2 great grandchildren; a sister: Jo Ann Clark of Wilmington and a brother: Joe Stanley of Sarasota, Fl.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Wednesday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Pastor Charlie Carroway will officiate. Burial will be in the Warner Boone Family Cemetery on Bear Wallow Road.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Gideons International, P. O. Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714.