3/1/2019 5:04:00 PM Larry W. Stanley Sr. March 7, 1953 - February 28, 2019
LINCOLNTON, N.C. - Mr. Larry W. Stanley Sr., 65, of Guy Heavner Road, died unexpectedly on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at his residence.
Larry was born on March 7, 1953 in Buncombe County, N.C. the son of the late J.R. Stanley and Ruth Hampton Baxter. Larry was retired after 33 years with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department where he served as patrol supervisor, patrol lieutenant and he retired with the rank of Chief Deputy. During his tenure he received his Advanced Service award and was a two-time recipient of the Officer of the Year award.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his grandmother, Lela Hampton and a nephew Tommy Baxter III.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years Ann Baxter Stanley of the home; two sons, Steven Baxter and wife Johnna; Larry Stanley II; three grandchildren, Seth Baxter, Tyler Stanley and Jenna Baxter; a brother Jim Baxter (Denise) and family; a sister, Tammy Stanley; mother-in-law, Mabel Baxter; a brother-in-law, Tommy Baxter; niece, Malinda Smith and family; children of his late nephew Tommy Baxter III; a sister-in-law, Kathy Baxter; niece, Melissa Avery and family; aunt Dean Medford; also surviving are a number of cousins.
Visitation will be on from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019 at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Medford Jr. officiating.
Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Lincolnton.
Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation, 2316 Randolph Road, Charlotte, NC 28207.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Cherryville, N.C. is serving the Stanley family.