Stanley Cleo Lorton, 100 of Willis, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019. Stanley is the son of Joseph Lorton & Allie Slusher Lorton, now deceased. He was born in Radford, VA. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Eva Vaughan Lorton; wife, Ruby Vaughn Lorton; brothers & sisters-in-law, Willard & Alberta Lorton, Lawrence Lorton, and Jack & Betty Lorton; and sisters & brothers-in-law, Vivian & Butch Breazeale, Earnestine & Robert Bond, and Mildred & Griff Griffith.
Stanley was a World War II Veteran that served overseas on the front lines as ammunition carrier for the Army.
He is survived by his daughters & son-in-law, Carolyn Weddle, Linda Sauvageau, and Betty & Chris Perry; step-children, Frank Vaughn, Catherine Pauley, and Tom Vaughn; grandchildren, Lynn & Terri Weddle, Lee & Anette Weddle, Alan & Darlene Sauvageau, Ryan & Lindsey Etter, Cory Sauvageau, Mark Perry, April & Neal Bates, Amy & Jay Finch, Matt & Jessica Perry; step-grandchildren, Joel Vaughn, Robin Jones, Tina Vaughn, Sharon Quesenberry, and Lynn Coffey; great-grandchildren, Cassidy Sauvageau, Gabe Sauvageau, Cameron Sauvageau, Zach Weddle, Evin Finch, Austin Etter, Madison Sauvageau, Christopher Bates, Ethan Bates, and Cord Bates. He is also survived by two wonderful caregivers Marlene Johnson and Randy Swartz for the last five years.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Roy Turpin officiating. Interment will follow in the Hylton-Vaughn Cemetery with Military Rites by the Army National Guard. The family will receive friends from Noon – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hylton-Vaughn Cemetery c/o Bradley Vaughn 2339 Burks Fork Rd SW, Willis VA 24380.