Stanley Lotus Thomas Gourley, age 70, of Thompsonville, Illinois, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2023 at his home in Thompsonville, Illinois.
Stanley was born February 02, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, a son of Dossie and Lucille (Filipek) Gourley. He married the love of his life, Patsy Lamphere on September 03, 1977 in Marion. Stanley was a proud United States Navy Veteran. He was a jack of all trades, specializing in construction and carpentry.
He is survived by his spouse- Patsy (Lamphere) Gourley of Thompsonville, IL; four children- Richie (Tina) Gursky, Rena Gursky, Kandra (Darrell Peppers) Gourley, and Jolene (Michael Norris) Gourley; grandchildren- Austin and Ashton Gourley, Kirsten (Hunter Mattingly) Gursky, Aaron Gourley, Dustin Peppers, Kourtney (Eric Young) Gursky-Dillon, Josie Gursky, and Bryan Gursky; his mother- Lucille (Filipek) Gourley; three siblings- Liz Ogden, Stephen (Suzanne) Gourley, and Lucille Allen; sister-in-law- Peggy Gourley; Great Grandchildren- Axel Dillon, Tanner Young, Liam Young and one on the way.
He is preceded in death by one grandson- Dalton Gourley; his father- Dossie "Shorty" Gourley; brother- Daniel Gourley and brother-in-law- Randy Ogden.
Visitation will be Sunday, March 26th, 2023 from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM at Blue Funeral Home in Marion. Military honors will be presented at the funeral home at 2pm on Sunday, March 26, 2023.