Willie “Billy” Stanley, Jr., 72, husband of the late Francis Powell Stanley, passed away Monday, January 9, 2023.
Billy was born on July 31, 1950, in Conway, SC, son of the late Willie “Bill” Stanley, Sr. and Lena Hancock Stanley. After his retirement as a Foreman of Sumter Utilities, he worked with 301 Auto Parts as a driver. Billy having grown up on the Pee Dee River had a love for fishing and boating; he occasionally enjoyed playing golf but he really enjoyed raising his goats.
Surviving are his daughters, Sherry Stanley and Shannon (Mitchell) Sims; special friend, Faye Stanley; grandchildren, Candice Miles (Ben) Crawford, Brittany Nailon, Joshua (Caroline) McGee, Abbygail Sauls and Madelyn Sims; 3 great grandchildren; sisters, Jean Lynch and Janice Rhodes; special son, Blake Marsh; 4 nieces and 3 nephews.
Billy was preceded in death by his brothers, Johnny Stanley, Kenneth Stanley and Ralph Stanley; sister, Shirley Stanley Leonard; brothers-in-law, Randolph Lynch and Charles Rhodes.
Funeral services will be 3:00 PM, Friday, January 13, 2023, at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Lake City Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends 1:00 – 3:00 PM, Friday, January 13, 2023, at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel.