Elwood E. Stanley Jr.



Elwood Earnest Stanley Jr., 86, of Chesterfield departed this life Sunday, July 16, 2017.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Effie Stanley; son Ernie Stanley (Audrey); daughter Tracey Stanley; and son David Stanley (Connie); six grandchildren Brandon Noel, Jason Noel, Andrea Noel, Michael Stanley, Daniel Stanley and Moriah Stanley; two great-grandchildren Collin Smith and Makayla Stanley; three sisters Ann Scruggs, Patsy Dymacek and Barbara Dixon; brother Robert Stanley. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Faye Stanley. He will also be missed by his puppy lap-companion, Cooper, who was always by his side.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19 at Lacy Funeral Home 6241 Cross County Rd., Mineral, Va. 23117.

A service will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 20 at Shiloh Methodist Church 17420 Shiloh Church Rd., Montpelier, Va. 23192. Interment will follow in Nuckols Landmark Cedar Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Richmond SPCA at www.richmondspca.org.