Mr. Stancil was born in Cherokee County, Alabama on July 18, 1936, son of Flora Beatrice Bradley Stancil and the late Chester Lee Stancil. He was a member of the Berryton Church of God where he played the guitar during worship services, and prior to retirement was employed with ANA Steel as a truck driver. Mr. Stancil liked to garden and to work outdoors. He was preceded in death by his father, Chester Lee Stancil, brothers, Ted Stancil, Hugh Don Stancil, Ralph Stancil, Billy Glenn Stancil, James Stancil; and a sister, Helen Stancil.
Mr. Stancil is survived by his wife, Linda Stancil of Summerville; Sons and Daughters-in-law, Michael and Cathy Stancil of Summerville, Timothy and Jennifer Stancil of Dallas, Ricky and Patsy Peek of Trion; Daughters and Sons-in-law, Jan and Randy Prince, and Lynn and Steve Evans of Summerville; grandchildren, Michael Lee Stancil, William Stancil, Olivia Stancil, Darla Minard, Selena Crider, Janna Evans, Eric Evans, Kylee Stancil, Logan Parvin, Bailey Parvin, Kaycie Parvin and David Peek; Great Grandchildren, Curtis Crider, Honey Crider, Charleigh Crider, Darrah Stancil, Brylie Stancil, Mason Stancil, Emma Bonanno, Colby Evans and Brett Peek; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mr. Stancil will be held Monday, May 4, 2009 at 11:00 P.M. in the Chapel of the Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Mitch Evans and Rev. Jeff Ford officiating. Interment will follow in the Needmore Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Stanley Stancil, Wayne Stancil, Randall Stancil, Michael Lee Stancil, Eric Evans and William Stancil. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Men of the Berryton Church of God.
Mr. Stancil will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.