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Carroll Stansbury

October 3, 1938May 2, 2021

On Sunday, May 2, 2021, Carroll Nelson Stansbury, Jr., loving husband and father of two sons, passed away at the age of 82, in Longs, SC.

Born October 3, 1938, in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Carroll (Pop Pop Buzz) and Doris (DeeDee) Stansbury.

Nelson was a SeaBee in the US Naval Construction Battalion. He was a dedicated construction superintendent in the Baltimore region before retiring to South Carolina. Nelson was a sports fan who loved to follow his beloved Baltimore Orioles and Ravens and enjoyed playing golf. He was also an avid woodworking enthusiast and a passionate foodie. There was nothing Nelson enjoyed more than enjoying a crab feast with his family.

Nelson was married for 58 years to the love of his life, Linda A. Clark Stansbury. She preceded him in death by 244 days.

He is survived by his sons and daughter-in-laws, Nelson and Emily Stansbury (Texas); Kevin and Tracy Stansbury (Maryland); grandchildren Amanda Stansbury and Ryan Stansbury (Texas); brother Melvin Stansbury (Tennessee); nieces Ellen Waudby (Maryland); Donna Engel (Maryland); Terri McMunn (Florida); and nephew Steve Wineke (Maryland). Nelson was preceded in death by his nephew Michael Stansbury.

Services will be held at a later date in Maryland. Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Lee Funeral Home and Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.


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John Gibson

May 5, 2021

Nelson and I worked together at Lowe’s in North Myrtle Beach. He was my go to man if a customer had a difficult project. Great person to work with and I’m sorry to learn of his passing.

Kathy Ewald

May 5, 2021

I’m so sorry to hear about the sudden passing of Uncle Nelson. But I know that now he and Aunt Linda are back together and not missing each other anymore. ❤️ Sending thoughts and prayers for your healing during this difficult time.

Earl & Brenda Main

May 5, 2021

Heaven's gain is our loss---a good friend and neighbor who will be missed greatly. I know that there will be a wondrous reunion of you and Lyn in heaven, and knowing that helps the rest of us left behind to mourn your loss. God speed, Nelson.