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George E. Stanley

March 29, 1939 — September 26, 2022

Tampa

 

George (Bud) E. Stanley, age 83, passed away on September 26th while at Advent Health Hospital in Tampa, FL.  He was born on March 29h, 1939, in Tampa, FL to Shelton & Twilla Mae Stanley.  Though having lived in a few other places for a short time, Tampa would be his home for most of his life.  Bud was known as someone who could do just a little bit of everything.  His main skill set and passion for work was as a mechanic.  He made a living as a transmission specialist for Ryder Trucking.  He built his own home doing most of the work himself.  He put his skills and knowledge to work as he often helped others with projects of their own as they needed repaired.  He was a member of the Forrest Hills Church of Christ and was active in many of their works and functions.

He is preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Dwayne Stanley, a great-grandchild Baby Gardana, his parents Shelton & Twilla Stanley, Brothers Jack Stanley, Leon Stanley, Michael Stanley, & Charles Stanley.

Bud is survived by his wife of 63 years, Phronia Stanley, his daughter Wendy Gardana (Tampa), his son Randy Stanley (Tampa), 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

A service to honor Bud’s life will be held on Thursday, October 6th at the Watson-Milton Funeral Home.  Visitation will begin at 11am and a service to honor his life will begin at 12pm.  He will be laid to rest at the Center Hill Church of Christ Cemetery.   Arrangements are under the care and direction of Watson-Milton, Trenton. 352-463-8888. www.WatsonMilton.com

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Visitation

Thursday, October 6, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Watson Milton Funeral Home

426 W. Wade Street, Trenton, FL 32693

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 6, 2022

12:00 - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Watson Milton Funeral Home

426 W. Wade Street, Trenton, FL 32693

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Interment

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

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