David L. Stanley

BUCKHANNON — David L. Stanley, 79 of Buckhannon, W.Va. died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at his home in Buckhannon.

He was born April 14, 1938 in East Palestine, Ohio, a son of the late Pearly and Grace Pearl Cline Stanley. On Dec. 28, 1958, he married Margaret Snider who survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Ruth Ann Marino of Buckhannon; two granddaughters, Andrea H. Marino of Buckhannon and Briana Marino of Charleston, W.Va.; one grandson, Jacob Marino and wife Laura of Buckhannon; one son-in-law, Joseph A. Marino; one sister, Mildred Kendrew and husband John, of Pennsylvania; one brother, Denzil Stanley, of Arizona; one brother-in-law, Robert E. Snider of Buckhannon and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters and six brothers.

Mr. Stanley was a strip mine driller and a Methodist by faith. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Friends will be received Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home from noon to 2 p.m., the funeral hour with the Rev. Tim Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in the Kesling Mill Cemetery in Kesling Mill, W.Va.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his honor to the Lewis/Upshur County Animal Shelter, 318 Mud Lick Road, Buckhannon, WV 26201.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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