Obituaries

‘Tebby’ Stanley

Clarence S. “Tebby” Stanley of Xenia died Feb. 3, in Hospice of Dayton. He was 61.

He was born May 20, 1947, in Morgan County, Ky., in the town of Payton, to Clarence and Pearl Stanley. Tebby was a graduate of Yellow Springs High School.

Tebby operated Skylight Studios with his wife, Nancy, on Limestone Street in Yellow Springs, as a photographer. His career took many different paths, including work at YSI and Deaton’s Do It Best Hardware, and doing what he loved the most, carpentry.

Tebby was preceded in death by his father; a sister, Ellen Ashton Stanley, and nephews, Stephen and Richard Stanley.

He is survived by his mother Pearl Stanley of Yellow Springs; his wife, Nancy (Thomas) Stanley; son, Justin Oliver Stanley of New Paris; daughters and their partners, Cyndee Renee Stanley and Julie Chambers; Amy and Brian O’Connell of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Zane and Taran Pergram, Josie, Lydia, Elizabeth and Brody O’Connell; brothers and sisters-in-law, Taylor Neal and Delores Stanley of Xenia, and Sherman and Nancy Stanley of Kettering; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Ron Bowshier of Springfield, Ellen Reynolds of Yellow Springs, Scarlett and Mike Doering of Bradenton, Fla., and Chris and Taylor (“Tat”) Stanley of Riverside; closest friend, Fay Ellis Jones; best friend, Alan Raney; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Whoever knew Tebby will always remember how funny he really was. He will be missed.

Tebby was buried on Feb. 6 in the Byron Cemetery, Fairborn. Pearl Stanley and family would like to thank all the neighbors on Fairfield Pike, along with other friends for their thoughts and kindness. Special thanks to Geno Lukepic and the Glen.

Friends are welcome to share their memories with the Stanley family when they celebrate Tebby’s life at the Glen Helen Building, in Yellow Springs, on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2:30 p.m. Contact Chris Stanley for additional information at 937-256-4046.

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