Glover Ray Stanford 69, of Wilmington died Sunday, February 26, 2017 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Ray was born in High Point, NC the son of the late Clarence Ray and Gwendolyn Templeton Stanford, and was a former employee of Bell South Telephone Company. He served his country honorably in the US Army. He was a longtime member of the Ogden – New Hanover Rescue Squad. Preceding him in death were his step father Don Graves.
Surviving are his son Doug Stanford and special friend Ann Carroll of Wilmington, Close friends Gene and Debbie Wheat, of Wilmington, sisters D. Suellen White and husband Byron of Deland, FL., Cynthia S. Parker and husband Skip of Wilmington, Donna G. Walton and husband Trey of Willow Springs, Melody G. Graves and April D. Graves of Burlington.
A memorial service will be held 6:00 PM Thursday March 2, 2017 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Bishop Lundy Logue will officiate. A reception will follow the service.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.