Charles M. “Slow” Stanley

January 26, 2024

Charles M. “Slow” Stanley, 87, who was born in Winterset, Iowa and lived in Pensacola, Florida, passed away on January 22, 2024.

He was retired military, 06 land survival instructor in the Navy. He loved playing golf and watching football with his sons. Charles was a Gator fan!! He enjoyed reading and writing as well as scrapbooking letters, notes and birthday cards to his loved ones. His favorite Bible verses were Proverbs 28:13 and Ecclesiastes chapter 12.

He is preceded in death by His three sons, Randy, Bill and Mike; his father, Lawrence Wayne Stanley; mother, Goldie M Hitsman and his sister, Betty Bird.

He is survived by his daughter, Theresa Kay Barrow; his granddaughter, Brandee Danielle Barrow; great-granddaughter, Kylee Danielle Clifford; his great grandson, Rowan Parker Blaine O’Brien; and his daughter-in-law, Paula.

A visitation will be held at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 from 1:00pm until the service begins at 2:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, for those who wish, donations may be made to St Jude’s Children’s Cancer Research in remembrance of Charles Melvin Stanley.


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