John C. Stanley, a devoted husband, father, grand-father, great-grandfather, and uncle passed away from this world on January 17, 2019 at the age of 79. John “Skip” was born on April 26, 1939 in Fort Worth, Texas and graduated from Allen Academy in Bryan, Texas.
He married the love of his life, Barbara Ann Biering. Together they had two children, Lisa Helen and Steven Michael. He was employed at Gay Engineering and Lone Star Grinding. During these years, he achieved his goal of graduating from the University of Houston and becoming an Electrical Engineer. He was a member of the American Society for Metals – Texas Chapter.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara; daughter, Lisa; son, Steven; grandchildren, Lauren Kinsler (Bryan) and Travis Tucker; great-grandchildren, Jackson, Jordan, Landon and Addison; nieces, Shannon Lederer (Ralph) and Charae Mallia; great-niece, Samantha; and many life-long friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held on January 26, 2019 at 10:30 in the morning at Living Word Lutheran Church in Katy, Texas. The family requests that any remembrances in his name be donated to Houston K-911 Rescue or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.