Stanley "Red Dog" Gifford

November 10, 1948February 16, 2018
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Stanley “Red Dog” Gifford, age 69, of Murfreesboro, passed away on Friday evening, February 16, 2018 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. Mr. Gifford was the son of the late Albert and Louise Gifford and husband of the late Shirley King Gifford. He is survived by daughters, Becky (Chris) Stiles, Cheryl J. (Terry) Hawkins and Paula (Bernie) Ruple; son, Joey (Samantha) Humes; sisters, Nina Warrick and Dorothy Mae Gifford; brother, Ricky Gifford; grandchildren, Christopher, Justin and Abigail Stiles and Alex, Jacob and Joshua Hawkins and David, Johnathon and Jimmy Ruple and Ben, Emily and Austin Humes; great grandchildren, Westlee and Natalie Stiles. Services to celebrate Mr. Gifford will be at One O’clock the afternoon of Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Roselawn Funeral Home with placement to follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. He is preceded in death by sisters, Vera Gifford and Linda Gifford Warrick; and brothers, Lawrence, Kenneth, Charles and James Gifford. Mr. Gifford was a truck driver with Allied Systems for many years. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. To leave thoughts or memories, visit Friends are cordially invited to visitation Monday evening from Four to Eight O’clock at Roselawn Funeral Home.


  • Gathering of Family and Friends Monday, February 19, 2018
  • Service to Celebrate Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Stanley "Red Dog" Gifford

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Cathey King-Dunn

February 20, 2018

My prayers of love and comfort to the family. I have very fond memories of Uncle Stanley from childhood and only now learned of his passing. Becky, Cheryl, Joey and all - know we love and miss you and would have been there today if we had known.

Uncle Billy & Aunt Janice King, Cathey, Tina & Darryl

ARCHIE Hambrick

February 19, 2018

Red dog you will be miss.we hung out together on Wednesday during NASCAR season it want be the same without you.also coworker for twenty years rip buddy

Gwen Gifford

February 18, 2018

Stanley my sweet and funny uncle. I've not seen you in quite some time but, I have thought about you quite often. You were and still are smiling and making me laugh in my memories. You are one of a kind. It breaks my heart to lose you. You were and still are a gift to the world and your family and friends. May God bless you and your family and friends. We love you

Your Niece and daughter of your sister Linda Warrick. Gwen

February 18, 2018

I knew Stanley as Red many years ago. We all used to hang out together, mainly to drink beer. We had some good times. It has been years since I seen him but from what I have read he had a good life. Good for him. He was a great guy.

Susan Lollis, Nashville, TN

Mike Gordon

February 18, 2018

We will miss you Red Dog love Mike and Penny Gordon

Willie Swafford

February 18, 2018

Prayers go out to the family in there loss. Been a friend of Red for over 50 years. Will be greatly missed. RIP my brother

Mary Eleanor Gifford Felts

February 18, 2018

My sincere condolences for your loss. Stanley and I are cousins. We lost contact with each other but I will always remember his beautiful smile.

February 17, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Sad but we never saw each other much but was always good when we did. Prayers for all the family.
Nancy Bush Richardson