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Eugene Stanley

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Eugene Stanley

Asheville - Eugene Stanley, 55, of Asheville, died on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at his home.

A native of Buncombe Co., Mr. Stanley was the son of Burnette Brown Stanley and of the late Lester Stanley. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Earl Stanley.

Gene worked for Asheville Transit for twenty-three years. He enjoyed singing and fishing.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Sharon Ligon Stanley; daughter, Kimberly Johnston and husband Shane; sons Chris Kuhn and wife Jaime, and Jeffrey Stanley and wife Kelly; grandchildren Rayn Johnston, Jacob Kuhn, and Starr Johnston; sisters, Eva Farren and husband Rick, Jackie Herron, Linda Mungo and husband Mike; and brothers, Ray Stanley and wife Jan, and Johnny Stanley.

A funeral service for Mr. Stanley will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Brown's View United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dennis Thurman officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

His family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Groce Funeral Home, Patton Ave.

The online register is available at


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Mar. 29, 2014
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