Valdosta Daily Times


October 25, 2012

Stanton Douglas Rumley

VALDOSTA — Stanton Douglas Rumley, 84, of 299 Baldy Road, Moultrie, Ga., passed away Oct. 23, 2012, at Archbold Medical Center, Thomasville.

He was born Feb. 25, 1928, in Sterling, Ill., to the late Charles Jefferson Rumley and Opal Miles Rumley. He graduated from Norman College in 1952, Mercer University 1955, attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.; was a construction inspector for years; served in the U.S. Army from 1946-1949, in Italy for 11 months in occupation Army after WWII. He returned to Moultrie and retired as a Waste Water Plant Manager for the City of Moultrie. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife, Norma Jean Baldy Rumley of Moultrie; two sons and daughters-in-law, Douglas and Helen Rumley of Monroe, N.C., William and Wendy Rumley of Valdosta; one daughter and son-in-law, Leslie and Darrel Rye of Montezuma, Ga.; sisters-in-law, Pat Sorenson of Atkinson, Ill., Peggy Rumley of Verona, Pa.; grandchildren, Ian and Seth Rumley of Valdosta, Daniel, Caroline, Laura Rumley of Monroe, N.C., Jonathan Rumley of Bryn Mahr, Pa., Brandon Rye and wife Brittany of Moultrie, Rachel Garrett and husband David of Athens, Ga.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Dean Rumley and Alan Miles Rumley.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Cashwell officiating assisted by the Rev. Douglas Rumley and the Rev. Ronald Barrett. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. today. Casketbearers will be his grandsons, Brandon Rye, Jonathan Rumley and Seth Rumley; Chris Hampton, Marvin Thompson and Carlton Dunlap. Honorary pallbearers will be John Pope Sunday School Class.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Olive Baptist Church Building Fund.

Guests may visit online at — Baker Funeral Home, Moultrie

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