Troy Edward Stanley
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 26, 2012 at Eller Memorial Baptist Church with Dr. Bruce Vaughn officiating. Entombment will follow at Lakeview Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Mr. Stanley was born on October 21, 1929 in Greensboro, son of the late George W. and Ollie Mae Stanley and was raised in Proximity. He retired from Lorillard in 1990 following 33 years of service. He was a life time member of Eller Memorial Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon and usher and was very active in the church. An avid golfer, he was a member of Forest Oaks Country Club, played minor league baseball and was an assistant Scout Master.
Survivors include his wife Louise Kinlaw Stanley; daughter, Sharon Stanley Ridge; a sister, Valley Mae Thorpe; three brothers, Howard Stanley, Archie Stanley and Clayton Stanley; three grandchildren, Shaina Hunt, Emily Atkins and Derek Stanley Ridge and a great grandson, Trey Hunt.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Troy Edward Stanley, Jr. in 2000 and five brothers and sisters.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Forbis and Dick, N. Elm Street.
He is now at peace in the arms of his God that he loved so much.
Memorial contributions may be made to Eller Memorial Baptist Church, 1111 Summit Ave., Greensboro, N.C. 27405.