Ralph W. Stanley, 74, of Pana, IL passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 11:00 p.m. at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL.
He was born on July 8, 1939 in Taylorville, IL; the son of Thomas and Josephine (Schwab) Stanley. He married Judith A. Radzimanowsky on September 9, 1956 in Carbondale, IL. Mr. Stanley was a retired Lineman for Ameren CIPS and a member of the Lake Shelbyville Muskie Club.
He is survived by his wife Judy Stanley of Pana, IL; son, Bradley S. (Linda) Stanley of Pana, IL; daughter, Belinda S. Patton of Pana, IL; grandchildren: Aaron M. Stanley, Eric M. Stanley and Whitney D. Patton Lebon, all of Pana, IL; great-grandchildren: Trevor and Vincent Lebon of Pana, IL; brothers: Richard (Sharon) Stanley of Taylorville, IL and Tom (Chris) Stanley of Bloomington, IN; sisters: Florence Zamboni, Patricia (Rodell) Gross, Tammy (Barry) McGovern, all of Taylorville, IL; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in passing by his parents, and one brother.
As per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and a private family burial at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL will take place at a later date.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL. Sign the online guestbook at www.suttonmemorial home.com.