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Donald Lee Stanley

May 10, 1936 — January 24, 2024

Meadows of Dan, Virginia

Donald Lee Stanley

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Mr. Donald Lee Stanley, age 87 of Meadows of Dan, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina. He was born in Carroll County on May 10, 1936, to the late Lionel O. Stanley and Geneva Helen Hall Stanley.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Lee Boyd Stanley; one brother, Jimmy Stanley; and one sister, Patsy Ann Copenhaven. Don loved his Lord and served Him as a deacon and by singing in the choir at Meadows of Dan Baptist Church. He dearly loved his family and had a passion for tinkering with cars and computers, he was an engineer through and through. Don will be remembered as an honest, hardworking man with great faith.

Left to cherish his memory are one daughter, Joanne Stanley McGrady (William Michael McGrady); six grandchildren, Anjulia Finley (Kyle Finley), Javan Pohl, Sara Armstrong (Steven Armstrong), JonDavid Meraz (Megan Meraz), Jeremy Meraz (Rachel Frazier-Meraz), Josiah Meraz (Sarah Lavway); eight great-grandchildren, Kierralee S. Riddell, Tallasen R. Finley, Rayne Stowe, Nolan Hunter, Prudence L. Meraz, Lily Armstrong, Riley Armstrong, and Atlas Armstrong, ; four step-grandchildren, Alisia Goad (Adam Goad), Kacy Brooke Ruley (Dustin C. Ruley), Haley McGrady, Harley McGrady; five step-great-grandchildren, Maycie L. Goad, Cooper Lee Goad, Loukas Goad, Brantley Kole Ruley, Kodah Ray Ruley; one brother, Melvin Stanley and one sister, Susie M. Burkhart. 

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 27, 2024, at 1:00 P.M. at Meadows of Dan Baptist Church with Pastor Shawn Carter officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on 
Saturday afternoon at the church. Moody Funeral Home in Stuart is serving the Stanley family and online condolences may be sent by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com. 

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