Stanley Howard Leavell, 73, of Oelwein passed away on Tuesday April 11, 2017 at his home. Private family services will be held at a later date.
Stanley was born on June 10, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Johnny and Geneva (Laxton) Leavell. Stanley lived in Sacramento, CA and moved to Gerber, CA after his wife, Geri died from Alzheimer’s. He had spent their last four years taking care of her. From Gerber he moved to Oelwein in 2008. He had been a truck driver for just over thirty years. Stanley enjoyed bull riding and being a cowboy and time with his family, especially his time with his daughter Patsey.
Stanley is survived by his five children, Patsey Clouse of Oelwein, Linda (Dave) Hill of Ontario, Oregon, Stanley Leavell, Jr. of Wildomar, California, Laura Jumpp of Gerber, California and Don (Amy) Santos of Florida; two brothers, George (Jeannie) Leavell and Johnny Leavell, a special friend, Rose Marie Long of Sacramento, CA; ten grandchildren; f ;;;;;;;;;,;.;.;;;;;; ive great grandchildren (and one on the way); seven step children; eighteen step grandchildren; twenty-eight step great grandchildren and his second wife Phyllis Jumpp of Greber, California. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Patsy and Judy; his first wife, Sharon and his third wife, Erma “Geri”.