Stanley Ray Mortimer
August 11, 1952 ‒ October 21, 2018
Walterboro, South Carolina
Formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio
Stanley Ray Mortimer, age 66, of Walterboro, South Carolina and formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 11, 1952 in Mount Vernon, Ohio.
Stan was a husband, a father, a grandfather, a business owner, a veteran, and a patriot. He loved his family and was proud of all of them. Last year he had retired to South Carolina after spending over 30 years in the automobile repair service. He loved going boating, hunting, golfing, riding his Harley motorcycle and fishing. Stan never knew a stranger no matter whether he was fixing someone’s car, riding his motorcycle across country, or a veteran he met at a local event.
Stan proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was a member of the Knox County Veteran Services.
He is survived by his wife of twenty years, Maggie (Williams); Sons, Corey Mortimer (Kimberly), Jonas (Hershberger), Ricky Shirmer; daughters Summer (Mortimer) Chalfan (Mike) and Rebecca Needham-Mortimer; sisters: Rebecca (Creamer), Susie (Braddock), Connie (Lee); mother, Naomi (Tharp), step-father Floyd (Tharp), step-mother Karen (Mortimer); step brothers and sisters, Kevin (Julie) Cox and Shelley (Pete) Dibella, grandchildren: Michaela, Dylan, Zechariah, William, Josiah, Stanley, Sebrina, Susan, Ashley and RJ; great-grandchildren: Jace, Jayden; and lots of extended family/friends in Ohio and South Carolina.
Stan was preceded in death by his father Raymond Mortimer.
Friends may call on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown, 33 E. College Street, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019. A graveside service with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. in North Fork Cemetery near Waterford.
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The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Stanley Ray Mortimer.