James B. Stanley
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MARION: James B. Stanley, 64, of Marion, died early Sunday morning, April 29, 2012, at Marion General Hospital with his wife, Nancy, by his side.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Howard and Bernice Stanley; brother, Charles Stanley; two sisters, Theresa Stanley and Janice (John) Barnhill. Survivors include his wife; two sons: Ken (Betsy) Stanley of Westerville, and Kevin Stanley of Marion; two grandsons: Tyler and Travis; two sisters: Gaye (Marvin) Buckingham of Medina, and Marlene Haught of Columbus; plus many nieces and nephews.
Jim served in the United States Air Force and was an active member of Abundant Life Assembly of God, where he served his Lord with gladness.
Jim was a graduate of Marion Harding High School.
He will be remembered for his loyalty to his family and to Christ, and for his warmth and friendship to all he met.
The Stanley family will greet friends from 4 - 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the Abundant Life Assembly of God, 2303 Marion Mt. Gilead Rd. (SR 95), Marion. Services celebrating his homecoming will follow there at 6:00 p.m., with Pastor Doug Ford officiating. Burial with military honors will take place at a later date in Marion Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in the name of James B. Stanley may be made to the Gideon's Bibles or to the Abundant Life Assembly of God, and they may be sent to the care of the funeral home.
Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home is honored to have been chosen to serve James' family, and your private condolences may be expressed to them by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Published in the Marion Star on May 1, 2012