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Stanley F. Whetstone 1948-2022

BRACEVILLE — Stanley F. Whetstone, 74, of Braceville, passed away suddenly at his home Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022.

He was born on May 14, 1948, in Niles, the son of the late William Edward Whetstone Sr. and Dorothy A. Mikula Whetstone.

Stanley graduated from Niles McKinley High School in the Class of 1967. After high school, he joined the Army and served during the Vietnam War. He met and married the love of his life, Joyce Ann Dye on May 14, 1986, and they enjoyed 36 years of marriage together. Stanley worked at many different places during his lifetime and retired from Thomas Steel Strip in 2013, after 12 years of employment in the rolling mill department. He was a member of the Newton Falls VFW Post 3332, for many years. Stanley loved the outdoors, motorcycles, his beloved dogs, fishing, trapping and working in his yard.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, William E. Whetstone Jr.

Stanley is survived by his wife, Joyce A. Whetstone of Braceville; one sister, Cheryl Whetstone of Niles; a sister-in-law, Jacqueline Whetstone of Niles; and two nephews, William and Sherry Whetstone of Murrieta, Calif. and Steve and Joy Whetstone of Aliso Viejo, Calif.

Cremation has taken place and there will be no services.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444, 330-872-5440.

Family and friends may view his obituary online or to send condolences, visit www.jamesfuneralhomeinc.com.

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