2013-01-23 / Obituaries

William E. Stanley Jr. Warfordsburg, 65

William E. Stanley Jr., 65, Warfordsburg, died Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his home with his family by his side.

He was born October 21, 1947 in Great Cacapon, W.Va., the son of the late William Sr. and Gertie (Mills) Stanley.

He was a truck driver for various construction companies in the tri-state area until his retirement in 2008.

He is survived by his loving companion of 27 years, Mary Evelyn Koontz of Warfordsburg; four children (to his first wife): William E. Stanley III, Tammy M. Smith, Linda E. Butler and Peggy J. Stanley, all of Texas; eight stepchildren: Edward L. Rohm of Warfordsburg; Linda Souders of Warfordsburg; Keith Rohm of Warfordsburg; Doris Powers of Tennessee; David Rohm of Texas; Kevin Rohm of Hancock; Michael Rohm of Breezewood; and Lori Clark of Warfordsburg; numerous grandchildren and greagrandchildren; four brothers: Larry Stanley of Chinook, Mont.; Donald Stanley of Warfordsburg; Terry Stanley of Hagerstown; and Robert Stanley of Hagerstown,; and four sisters: Peggy Sauerland of Lynnwood, Wash.; Patsy Vance of Artemas; Jean Foreback of Berkeley Springs; and Linda Shoemaker of Berkeley Springs.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William E. Sr. and Gertie H. Stanley.

A memorial service was held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg. Burial was private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd .

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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