Leonard Wood Stanley, Sr.,

Stanley, Leonard











Leonard Wood Stanley, Sr., was born in Piddlersville, GA, on
January 9, 1920. He passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the age of
94. Leonard attended Georgia Military College and then joined the Army Air
Corps, where he served as a pilot in World War II. After the war he went
to work for National Airlines as a captain from 1951 to 1980. Among
several hobbies, perhaps his favorite was sailing and competing in
regattas on the St. Johns River and open sea. He is predeceased by his
wife, Mable and daughter, Cynthia. Survivors include his son, Leonard W.
Stanley, Jr. (Josephine); grandchildren, Leonard W. Stanley, III, and
Donna Stanley Heath (Shawn); great granddaughter, Sage, age 6, the joy and
delight of his life. He will be greatly missed by all of us. The family
will hold private services at a later date. Arrangements are by Cedar Bay
Funeral Home, Jacksonville, 714-1110.