Benjamin David Stanley

Benjamin David Stanley

Benjamin David Stanley, 21, of Wolf Lake, died Saturday, July 11, 2020, at his home.

He was born on July 28, 1998, in Carbondale.

He worked at Schaefer Enterprises in Wolf Lake. He enjoyed working on automobiles and mini bikes. He especially loved fishing, bonfires and hanging out with his friends.

He is survived by his father, Jimmy Stanley Jr.; a brother, Jimmy R. Stanley III; one sister, Tammy Charles; his paternal grandmother, Thelma Stanley; other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Jimmy R. Stanley Sr.

Family and friends may gather from 4 p.m. until the time of service Thursday at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro,

Memorial services for Benjamin Stanley will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Jack Thornton officiating. Everyone attending will be required to wear a face covering and to observe social distancing guidelines. No more than 50 individuals will be allowed in the funeral home at any time.

Memorials can be made to the Stanley family to assist with final expenses or to the donor’s charity of choice.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

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