Jerry Wayne Stanley, 65, of Mt. Solon and formerly of Monterey, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at his home.
He was born in Bath County on December 1, 1953, a son of the late George and Dorothy (Liptrap) Stanley. On January 8, 1972 he married Nancy Rexrode.
An operator, Jerry had worked at the water and waste water treatment centers in Highland and Augusta counties. He loved catching big trout and bass and showing them off to everyone before his bad health didn’t allow it anymore. He enjoyed deer and groundhog hunting, hence his nickname “Groundhog”, as he was known to a lot of people, especially in Highland County. Above all, he enjoyed the family dinners at his home because he loved having all the children around. Jerry will be missed by everyone.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Nancy, of 47 years; are a daughter, Paula Stanley and Frankie Fisher of Deerfield; grandson, Jeremy Stanley of Mt. Solon; special nephews James Rexrode and wife Lisa of Williamsville, Christopher Rexrode and wife, Elizabeth of Millboro; special niece, Katie Rexrode of Clifton Forge; special great -nieces and –nephews, Landon, Joshua, Chelsea and Bentley Rexrode; two brothers, James Stanley of Buena Vista and George Stanley Jr. of Glasgow; as well as three sisters-in-law, Maxine Simmons of Staunton, Brenda Puffenbarger of Staunton and Sandra Rexrode of Clifton Forge.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Jerry “June” Stanley on December 20, 2006,
A memorial service will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Obaugh Funeral Home with Rev. Andre Crummett officiating. Committal will held in Monterey Cemetery following the service.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Solon Fire and Rescue, 86 Emmanuel Church Rd., Mt. Solon, Va. 22843