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1952 James 2023

James Edward Stanley

February 2, 1952 — September 3, 2023

James Edward Stanley, 71, of Kountze, Texas, passed away on September 3rd, 2023, at Mill Creek Rehabilitation Center in Silsbee, TX. James proudly served his country in the US Army and was a skilled carpenter by trade. He had a deep passion for the outdoors, particularly hunting and fishing, but his greatest love was for his deer dogs. James cherished spending time with his beloved family and friends.

A visitation in honor of James Stanley will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. A graveside service to celebrate his life will take place on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, at 2:00 PM at Del Rose Cemetery in Vidor.

James is survived by his loving sons, Jimmy Stanley and wife Debbie of Warren, TX, and Kenny Stanley of Vidor, TX. He is also survived by his dear siblings: Abbie Stanley Bland of Lumberton, TX, Billy Stanley of Vidor, TX, Ravanell Stanley of Vidor, TX, Bobby Stanley and wife Betty of Kountze, TX, Kathy Blankenship of Vidor, TX, and Sara Watson of Vidor, TX.

In addition to his immediate family, James leaves behind 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins who will forever cherish his memory.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Abbie "Sport" and Essie Mae Tarver Stanley, his wife Peggy Stanley, his daughter Kim Burkett, and sisters Nelda Williamson and Johnnie Day.

James Edward Stanley will be remembered for his dedication to his country, his craftsmanship as a carpenter, and his unwavering love for the outdoors and his cherished deer dogs. He will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.


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Visitation

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor

1750 Texas 12, Vidor, TX 77662

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Graveside

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Del Rose Cemetery

, Vidor, TX 77662

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