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May 22, 2022

William “Bill” Thomas Stanley, beloved husband of Valerie Stanley (Hyde) of Kincardine, died suddenly at his residence, Sunday May 22, 2022, at the age of 64. Born in Kincardine, Nov. 19, 1957, he was the son of the late Mildred (Stewart) and Ronald Stanley. Greatly missed by his daughter, Jamie Brown (Scott) of Kincardine; and son, Matt Stanley (Steph) of Tiverton. Proud papa of McKenna, Koledyn, Maddy and Jake; and papa to many more. Also survived by his siblings, George Stanley, Shirley Garniss (Doug), Bob Stanley and Mary Stanley Beitz (Rick); and in-laws, Brenda Hyde (Wayne), Bill Hyde and Lori Blanchard (Gerry). Special uncle of several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister, Debbie Ballagh; sister-in-law, Carolyn Hyde; and father- and mother-in-law, Jim and Vera Hyde. Visitation will be held at the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley, Friday, May 27, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by the funeral at 2:30 p.m. Bill’s request was for all to dress casual, please. Following the service, friends are invited to the Ripley-Huron Community Centre from 3:30-6 p.m., for a come-and-go reception and celebration of Bill’s life. Interment, Kincardine Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Kincardine and District, and the Kincardine and Community Health Care Foundation, are greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Condolences on-line at