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Whitten Timberlake Chapel

7404 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA

OBITUARY

Robert Thornhill "Cricket" Stanley Sr.

April 3, 1958September 14, 2020

Robert T. “Cricket” Stanley, Sr., 62, of Lynchburg, was called home on Monday, September 14, 2020. He was a loving husband to his devoted wife, Sonya Franklin Stanley.

Born April 3, 1958 in Lynchburg, he was preceded in death by his father, George T. Stanley; his sister, Mary J. Stanley and a granddaughter, Fatima M. Matthews.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his mother, Doris Reynolds Stanley and was the loving father to Tina Stanley, Robert E. Stanley (Nina), Duane Stanley (Amber), Robert T. Stanley, Jr. (Bethany), Jamie Wade (Bobby), and step-son, Ronald Hall (Rebecca).

He is also survived by two brothers, George W. “Smiley” Stanley (Bettye) and David C. “Charlie” Stanley and two sisters, Alice M. Banks (Alvin) and Brenda M. Stanley (the late Richard C.).

He was the proud “Papa” to Dondre M. Kendrick, Raziah E. and Rayna E. Stanley, Zackaria I. and Abbigail J. Stanley, Logan A. and Braxton A. Stanley, and Ju’Von W. and Jayna W. Ford and Jordyan L. Harris.

He was an uncle to a host of nieces and nephews and has many other devoted family and friends. He will be greatly missed and loved forever.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 3-5 p.m., Saturday, September 19, 2020 at his mother’s residence, 2300 Memorial Ave., Lynchburg, VA.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittentimberlake.com.

Whitten Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Timberlake Chapel is serving the family.

  • FAMILY

  • Mr. Stanleywas preceded in death by his father, George T. Stanley; his sister, Mary J. Stanley and a granddaughter, Fatima M. Matthews.
    He is survived by his wife, Sonya Franklin Stanley; his mother, Doris Reynolds Stanley and was the loving father to Tina Stanley, Robert E. Stanley (Nina), Duane Stanley (Amber), Robert T. Stanley, Jr. (Bethany), Jamie Wade (Bobby), and step-son, Ronald Hall (Rebecca).
    He is also survived by two brothers, George W. “Smiley” Stanley (Bettye) and David C. “Charlie” Stanley and two sisters, Alice M. Banks (Alvin) and Brenda M. Stanley (the late Richard C.).
    He was the proud “Papa” to Dondre M. Kendrick, Raziah E. and Rayna E. Stanley, Zackaria I. and Abbigail J. Stanley, Logan A. and Braxton A. Stanley, and Ju’Von W. and Jayna W. Ford and Jordyan L. Harris.

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  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, September 19, 2020

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Robert Thornhill "Cricket" Stanley Sr.

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RONDA CAMPBELL

September 17, 2020

we were so sorry to hear of him passing, sending prayers and loving thoughts to the family..
we had lots of good times and memories with him..
jr & ronda campbell

Diane Nickerson

September 16, 2020

Sonya, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Praying God will give you comfort.

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