Ralph W. Stanley, 74, of Pana, IL passed away on June 5, 2014 at 11:00 p.m. at the Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL. He was born on July 8,1939 in Taylorville, IL;  the son of Thomas and Josephine (Schwab) Stanley. He married  Judith A. Radzimanowsky on September 9, 1956 in Carbondale, IL. Mr. Stanley was a retired Lineman for Ameren CIPS and a member of the Lake Shelbyville Muskie Club.

He is survived by his wife Judy Stanley of Pana, IL; son: Bradley S. (Linda) Stanley of Pana, IL; daughter: Belinda S. Patton of Pana, IL; grandchildren: Aaron M. Stanley, Eric M. Stanley and Whitney D. Patton Lebon all of Pana, IL; great grandchildren: Trevor and Vincent Lebon of Pana, IL; brothers: Richard (Sharon) Stanley of Taylorville, IL and Tom (Chris) Stanley of Bloomington, IN; sisters: Florence Zamboni, Patricia (Rodell) Gross, Tammy (Barry) McGovern all of Taylorville, IL; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was  preceded in passing by his parents, and one brother.

As per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and a private family burial will take place at a later date.
Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.                            

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois

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