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Paul "Pete" Stanley

July 5, 1929 ~ July 27, 2019 (age 90)


Paul Edgar "PETE" Stanley, age 90, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019, surrounded by loved ones.  Member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Graduate of Central High School, Class of 1947 and member of the Alumni Assoc., Korean War Veteran, Naval Corpsman attached to a Reconnaissance Company within the 1st Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific.  Retired Lieutenant of the Columbus Division of Fire; past Vice President of Int’l Assoc. of Firefighters Union Local 67. Member of the Retired Firefighters Assoc., 4 Unit. Retired member and past President of I.A.T.S.E., Local 12. Past Treasurer for the Franklin County Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Assoc.  His integrity, work ethic, leadership, and choices in life, demonstrated his core belief of service to others before self. Loving husband, best Dad ever, remarkable grandpa and great grandfather, and beloved Coach. Preceded in death by the love of his life, wife Dolores Mary "Dody" Irvine Stanley, parents Ned and Ollie Stanley; siblings, Ned Stanley, Jr. (combat, WWII), Margaret (Stanley) Swick, Clayton (Eileen) Stanley, Dick (Ruby) Stanley, JoAnn (Bob) Davis, Jack (Charlene) Stanley, and brother-in-law, Danny Vincent.  Survived by daughters Sharon and Sharleen; grandsons Chase (Amanda) Stanley, Tyler (Audrey) Stanley, and Spencer Stanley; great-granddaughter, Monica; sisters Mary (Gordon) Rhoads, and Lynn Vincent; many nieces and nephews, high school and other lifetime friends.

Family will receive friends Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 3 – 8 p.m. at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 South High Street. Funeral Service Friday, August 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church 2314 East Main Street, Bexley, Ohio 43209, Pastor Tim Iseringhausen, officiating. Interment with honors to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. To sign and view online guest book please visit

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August 1, 2019

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Graumlich Funeral Home
1351 South High Street
COLUMBUS, Ohio 43207

Funeral Service
August 2, 2019

11:00 AM
Christ Lutheran Church
2314 East Main Street
Columbus, Ohio 43209

Interment following funeral service
August 2, 2019

Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens
5600 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43213

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