Finis E. Stanley

Finis E. Stanley. 82, passed away at 6:30 am on August 4, 2017 at his residence in Sullivan. Finis was born on August 10, 1934 in Vincennes the son of Richard and Grace (Dale) Stanley. He married Ada Fox on March 7, 1955 and she preceded him in death on January 8, 2014.

Finis served his country in the United States Air Force and retired after serving forty years in the military. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW, D.A.V, and enjoyed doing woodworking in his garage, going to yard sales, and fishing.

Survivors include his daughter, Leta Gillard of Sullivan; sons, Richard Stanley and his wife Beverly of Deland, FL, Phillip Stanley of Edinburgh, IN, David Stanley of Tampa, FL; sister, Anna Marie Lucas of Vincennes; eight grandchildren; and twelve great grandchildren. Finis was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Ada Stanley; son, Finis Stanley, Jr.; daughter, Marquita Stanley; a sister and four brothers.

Graveside services for Finis will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Memorial Park Cemetery where full military rites will be conducted. Interment will follow the graveside service and Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home had the honor to handle Finis’ final arrangements. On line condolences may be sent to Finis’ family and friends at