Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)


June 7, 2013

James Elwood "Hob" Stanley


06/07/13 — James Elwood "Hob" Stanley, 80, of Mansfield, Ohio, formerly of Olive Hill, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013, at MedCentral Mansfield Hospital in Mansfield.

He was born Oct.14, 1932, in Brinegar, to the late Herb and Roxie Lee (Williams) Stanley.

Hob was a member and deacon at Hanna Road Church of God and served as an elder in the Soldier Church of God Conference. Hob had retired from Richland Shale/Richland Molded Brick. He had a love for old-fashioned cars and enjoyed working on them and watching NASCAR. The fearless four- Madge, Robbie, Hob and Mayme- traveled and vacationed the United States together. His family, his church and the brickyard were his life.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Eula "Sue" McGraw, and his in-laws, Clifford and Audra Price.

Along with his wife of 60 years, Mayme L. (Price) Stanley, Hob is survived by two daughters, Cherri Lynn (Ronald) Carpenter of Shelby and Emilie Stanley of Mansfield; three granddaughters, Ronica Star (Joe) Cordrey, Audra (Don) Carpenter and Amanda (Garrick) Jorgensen; five great-grandchildren, Starbella, Baileigh Jo and Hazelle Cordrey and Drusilla and Zoltyn Jorgensen, and two on the way; one brother, Harold (Gladys) Arnett of Marion, Ind.; three sisters, Emogene Kilgore of Mansfield, Maxine Douglas of Olive Hill and Carolyn (Scot) Hunter of Mansfield; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2013, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill with Pastor Floyd Scaggs and Pastor Gayle Price officiating. Burial will follow in the Manning Chapel Cemetery on Mocabee Creek Road in Olive Hill.

Friends may visit from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013, and until the service hour Monday at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 U.S. Hwy 60 West, Olive Hill, KY 41164.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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