Gary Stanley Obituary

Gary L. Stanley
Gary L. Stanley

June 23, 1948 - November 20, 2015
Born in Lincoln, NE
Resided in Bend, OR


Gary L. Stanley Sr. beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Friend, passed away at his Son's home in Redmond, Oregon, on November 20, 2015, with his loving wife Mona, and his family by his side.
Gary was born June 23, 1948, to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Stanley, in Lincoln, Nebraska. His family moved to California when he was very young, He grew up riding horses and training trick horses. He always had a deep love for horses and trained many. He was a "COWBOY". He met his wife Mona in Simi Valley, California while showing her a horse that his Dad had for sale. Of course her mother bought the horse and she got the "COWBOY". In the late 70's early 80's he was a stuntman and a stand in for Larry Wilcox on the "Chips" series. Gary moved his family to Oregon and has called La Pine his home ever since.
Gary is survived by his wife Mona, two children, Tammy & husband Russ, Gary Jr. and wife Jennifer, four grandchildren, Gary, Desiree, Justin and Allyson, whom he adored. Along with three brothers, Bobby and wife Marilyn, Danny and wife Diane and Randy and wife Tamara, along with many nieces and nephews, Brother in law Mark and wife Anne, niece, Teresa and husband Eddie, their three children, Tony and his children, and his sister in law Audrey. He loved his family more than anything.
If you were lucky enough to have met Gary, you would know how special of a man he was. There was a great loss the day God took him. Gary will be missed dearly and will be talked about for years to come by all that knew him.
A Celebration of life will be held February 20, at 2pm. This will take place at Rim Rock Arena, in Powell Butte, Oregon, where he was a long time honorary member, along with Terrebonne horse club.
A potluck will follow the celebration. Please contact Kerri Jo at Rimrock Riders if you have questions.




Rimrock Riders Arena
17037 SW Alfalfa Rd.
Powell Butte, OR
Saturday, February 20, 2016
2:00 PM
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