Oliver S. “Junebug” Stanley Jr
Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Oliver S. “Junebug” Stanley Jr., 41, of P.O. Box 170, Premier, WV 24878, departed this life suddenly on Thursday, August 30, 2007.

Born May 29, 1966, at Welch, WV, Junebug was the son of the late Sherry L. Roberts and Dennis Roberts of Avondale, and Oliver S. Stanley of Avondale.

Junebug’s career has been in trucking, either employed or self-employed.  He was most recently disabled.

Survivors include many family and friends but we mention: one son Brandon Allen Stanley of Panther, WV, fiancée April Roberts, of the home in Premier WV, one brother Timothy Roberts and wife Tonya Roberts of Rock, WV, sister, Sabrina Mullins, and husband Charles Mullins of Avondale, WV, step brothers and sisters were the late Rodney Rutherford, Terry Graham and husband and Eddie Riffe and family.

Nieces and nephews:  Alyssa Brown, Farrah Mullins, J. T. Roberts, Katelyn Roberts, Rodney and Shane Graham, and a special niece Sasha Muncy.

Grandparents:  Violet Muncy, the late James T. Muncy, Mabel Stanley and the late Burl Stanley, Bessie Addair and the late Luther Roberts.

Aunts and Uncles:  Pearl and Freddie Parson, the late Bobbie Smith, Velva Franklin, William and Ruth Muncy, Mary and Otto Bailey, Darrell and Vicki Muncy, Diane and Luther Addair, Julia and Fred Masi, Christine and Joe Jones, Larry and Kay Roberts, the late Debbie Stinson, Esther Roberts, Barbara Roberts, the late Charles Roberts, Eddie and Rebecca Stinson, Hazel and Larry Addair, Roger and Sherry Stanley, Buster and Bernice Stanley, D. C. Stanley, Jimmy and Johnny Mae Stanley, Rex & Rocky Addair, Tootsie Baker, Cricket and John Donnelly with a host of cousins.

Junebug often talked about his family and friends and how much he treasured each moment he spent with them.  He loved having family and friends around.  Some of his most rewarding times were spent coaching T-ball and little league and times spent playing baseball and football when he was younger.  With that in mind we would like to mention a few of his childhood friends and cousins that he has mentioned that they always “felt like” brothers and sisters:  Kevin Lonnie (Jr), Ricky and Carrie Roberts, Scottie, the late T.J., Terry, Brain and Lisa Jones, Gary and Chucky Stinson, Corbot Coleman, Timmy Addair, and the late John Mitchem, Rodney, Dedire and Billy Waldron, Dewayne and Timmy Roberts, Joey, Sandy and Jimmy Smith, Timmy, Kathy, Jimmy, Lynn, Jeff and Tracy Stanley, David and Jeff Hopkins, Dawn and Sandy Parsons, Wayne Jones, Eddie Delp, Homer Baker, Jan & Eric Cooper, Crystal, Kimberly and Steven Jones and others not mentioned.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Independent Church of God at Avondale, at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, September 4, 2007, with the Rev. Danny Bowles officiating.  Burial will follow in the Muncy Family Cemetery at Cotton Branch of Avondale.  Active Pallbearers will be Andy Andrigo, Chico Justus, Kevin Roberts, Eddie Delp, Richard Addair, Jeff Hopkins, Homer Baker and other friends.  Honorary pallbearers will be Andy McCoy Sr., Arthur Christian, Shag Addair, Jackie Roberts, Halsey Roberts, Jr., and Billy Roberts.

Friends may call at the Independent Church of God at Avondale, WV, on Monday, September 3, 2007 from 6 to 9 PM.

Mounts Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangement.

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