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“So sorry for your loss. Eldon always greeted everyone he met with a smile and he had such a gentle spirit about him. He will be missed by all....Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Jeff & Cindy Bell

“I am so sorry to learn of Eldon's death. He was a long-time good friend and customer when I was the State Farm agent in Central City. Eldon was...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Ralph Dillihay - Bowling Green, KY

“Billie and I are so sorry to hear this. Billie and Eldon worked together in the mines for many years. Billie thought so much of him. May God comfort...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Ann Faith - Huntsville, AL

“I came to know Eldon during my mine inspection days. He always had a smile and kind words. May God comfort the family today and in days to come....Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: ELIZABETH DYKES-BUSH - Louisville, KY

“My deepest condolences to the family, may the comforter wrap his arms around all the family on this difficult day. Love to you all. ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Trish Stanley - Craig - TX

“Thinking of the family today. Please know that us here in Illinois share your grief and pray for comfort in the difficult days ahead. Eldon is a...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Judy Stanley - Elwood, IL

“We are sorry to learn of Eldons passing, he was truly a great person and friend. Our prayers are for Gods comfort for the whole family. ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Bill & Faye Ford - Beechmont, KY

“So sorry for your loss.Tim and Jeanie Miller ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Jeanie Miller - Beechmont, KY

“So sorry for your loss Eldon was the bubbliest friendliest Man. He will be missed alot. Prayers for your whole family. ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Anna Oller - BEECHMONT, KY

“My thoughts and prayers are with my family on this sad, sad day.I love you all. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Sandy Cable-Flamini - Corryton, TN

“Jerry and I are so sorry to hear of Eldons death. We always remember him smiling. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Judy Hope - Friend

“Lynn, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Les and Lois Cottongim - Dunmor, KY

“I am so sorry. You're in my thoughts and prayers. I love you all. ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Elaine Fleming - Lewisburg, KY

“I am so sorry for your loss. He cam in hardees every moening before he retired. He will be truly missed. ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Kelly Cary - Greenville, KY

“Known Eldon and his family ever since i was a child grew up in the community together he was the same as kid and adult always had a smile when ever...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Brenda Fleming - Browder, KY

“Eldon was a good friend and person and would help you anyway he could he will be missed by all who knew him my prayers go out for all the Stanley...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Levon Knight - Drakesboro, KY

“Thoughts and prayers go out to all of the family. I have fond memories of Eldon and the family when I was growing up.Z ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Brenda Harris - Braidwood, IL

“One of the friendliest person I have ever known ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Jo Cooper - Greenville, KY

“Lynn I am so sorry for your loss. You will always be family and are in my prays often. ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: LINDA MERCER - BEECHMONT, KY

“My heart is breaking for this special family. Praying for GOD to wrap his loving arms around each of you. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Pam Perry - Dunmor, KY - Friend

“Just a note to Lynn and family that you are in my prayers. Eldon was a terrific man. I know he loved hid family very much. He always had a smile and...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Debi Puckett - NIcholasville, KY

“IMy deepest condolences,he always had a warm smile like Woodrow. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Sharon Stanley - joliet, IL

“With all the love in the world for one of the best men I have ever known. ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: Sherry Bousman - Clarksville, TN

BELTON - Eldon Woodrow Stanley, 66, of Belton, died Sunday, August 13, 2017. Mr. Stanley was born August 30, 1950, in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired coal miner, and recently retired from Muhlenberg County Road Dept. as a back hoe driver. He was a member of Hazel Creek Missionary Baptist Church, and was previously a member of Mud River Union Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Novella Stanley.

He was a loving husband to his wife of 40 years, Diana "Lynn" Stanley; and a wonderful father to his children, Faith Ann Farley and Michael (Erin) Stanley. The joy of his life were his five grandchildren, Jakop Smith, Savannah (Mike) Wells, Elizabeth Smith, Cameron Stanley, and CJ Stanley. The added joy to his life were his three great-grandchildren, Harper Wells, Katelynn Wells, and Ruby Smith. He was blessed with seven sisters, Sue (Marion) Day, Eloise "Lady" (Donald) Cable, Jean (the late Roger) Stratton, Mary (James) Dennis, Alice (Jerry) Hendrix, Nancy (Lyndell) Fox, and Carol (Tommy) Day, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Terry Chaney officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday after 10:30AM at the funeral home. A private burial will take place at a later date. Online condolences may be made at