Michael Anthony Stanley, 39, of Whiteville passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his mother, Karen Stanley Hendricks. Michael leaves behind his father, Wayne Stanley (Terri) of Fayetteville; his wife, Angela Evans Stanley, two daughters, Amber Stanley and Hannah Stanley, all of the home; one brother, Stephen Stanley (Amanda) of Whiteville; one sister, Kristina Savage (Chris) of Lake Waccamaw and stepfather, Jim Hendricks.
Michael was a humble, giving, and outgoing young man. He married his high school sweetheart, Angela Evans and together they raised two beautiful girls for the last 19 years. Michael started as a volunteer firefighter at the age of 17 and worked with the Whiteville Fire Department for 17 years. He currently held a position with the New Hanover County Fire Department. Michael was always a natural born leader and was persistent about putting others’ needs before himself. His selfless attitude, commitment to his family and community have left an eternal impression in this world.
A Drive In Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 5:00 pm at the Columbus County Fairgrounds in Whiteville with Rev. Cameron McGill officiating. A radio broadcast of the service can be listened to on WTXY 1540 AM or KOOL 103.9 FM. Due to the recent health concerns, there will not be a visitation following the services and attendees are ask to remain in vehicles for the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Whiteville Fire Dept. Relief Fund (120 E. Columbus St, Whiteville, NC 28472) or the New Hanover County Fire Dept. Relief Fund, (230 Government Center Dr, Suite 130, Wilmington, NC 28403) or the New Hanover County Professional Firefighters Association, P.O. Box 16493, Wilmington, NC 28408.
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