MADISON - James R. Stanley, age 88, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2021 at Agrace Hospice. Jim was born on January 5, 1933 in Madison, WI to Emerson and Gladys (Baumgartner) Stanley. He grew up in Shorewood Hills and graduated from Central High School. After school he enlisted in the US Air Force. Upon returning, Jim went to pharmacy school at UW Madison where he met the love of his life, Sandy Burr. They were married September 10, 1960 in Milwaukee, WI. He was a pharmacist and later owned Shorewood Pharmacy. Jim belonged to the Madison Sports Car Club, the Corvette Club and enjoyed anything to do with cars. Jim was an awesome husband, father, friend and will be greatly missed.
Jim is survived by his son, Larry (Cindy Ziegler); grandchildren, Karly and Nick Schroeder; and brother-in-law, Keith Forst. He is preceded in death by his wife; children, Lee Stanley and Linda Forst; siblings, Dorothy Rae Eberhard and John.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 7PM on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 5701 Odana Road, Madison. A visitation will be held from 5PM until time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America or Agrace Hospice. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit: www.ryanfuneralservice.com
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