James C. "Jimmy" Stanley ascended into Heaven on Tuesday, August 12 at his home in Richmond.
He was born in New Castle, Indiana, the son of James Parker and Irene Beard Stanley, both of whom preceded him in death. He lived all of his life in Wayne County and was a 1962 graduate of Whitewater High School. He was a faithful Christian who enjoyed worshiping at many area churches and was proud of his former employment with Jimmy Swaggart Ministries. He formerly served as a counselor in area group homes and was the former owner of My Father's Table in Richmond. He freely offered his personal testimony and enjoyed sharing his music ministry as an organist and pianist.
Jimmy will be missed by his former wife, Margie Stanley, of Whitesburg, Kentucky; his son and daughter-in-law, James Michael "Mike" and Tammy Stanley, of Whitesburg; grandsons, Dallas and Dustin Stanley, of Whitesburg; his sister and brother-in-law, Jewel and Larry Harris, of Williamsburg, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents a brother, Harold L. Stanley, preceded Jimmy in death.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 16, at The Pentecostal Church of Richmond, 1113 Airport Road, Centerville. Interment will follow in Goshen Cemetery.
Family and friends may gather for visitation from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 16, at the church.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Gideons International, Box 1092, Richmond, Indiana 47374 or Trinity Broadcasting Network, 1700 South 9th Street, Richmond, Indiana 47374.