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John Wayne Stanford

September 15, 1939 — December 20, 2022

John Wayne Stanford, 83, of Anderson, passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2022, at Community Hospital in Anderson following a brief illness.


He was born on September 15, 1939, in Lapel, Indiana. He graduated from Lapel High School. He served his country in the US Army.


He retired in from Brockway Glass after 25 years of employment.


He loved fishing, hunting and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He loved old western movies.


John is survived by his wife whom he married in Lapel in 1983, Rose (Marshel) Stanford; three children, AJ Stanford of Chicago, Illinois, Edward Watkins of Anderson and Valarie (Steve) Dishman of Anderson; three grandchildren, Cody Miguels, Michalee Wallace and Matthew Dishman; three great-grandhildren; and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and four brothers.


A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at Hersberger-Bozell Funeral Home, 1010 North Main Street, Lapel, Indiana 46051 with Rev. Gary Klinger officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery in Lapel.


Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Thursday, at the funeral home.


Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.


Online condolences may be shared at: www.hersbergerbozell.com

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bozell Funeral Homes

North Main Street, IN

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

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