Worthy E. Stanley Jr.

May 08, 1948 ‒ July 08, 2019

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Worthy E. “Two Feathers” Stanley Jr. brother to the Bear, age 71, of Mount Vernon passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019 at his home.

He was born on May 8, 1948 in Hogsett, West Virginia to the late Worthy and Rose (Turner) Stanley Sr.  Worthy was retired from the United States Army after 32 years of service.  He served in the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his ex-wife Theresa Sovine; his daughter Ida Stanley; his step-daughters, Sioux Irene Sovine, Heidi Varner; and his step-son Michael Robinson.

In keeping with Worthy’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.  The family will observe a private memorial gathering at the family home.  The Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council will perform military honors at the private gathering.

To send the family a condolence online visit: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Worthy E. Stanley Jr.


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  • Our Dear Ida,

    We are so sorry to read of your loss. We will miss your father, his gentle loving way he watched over you, his smile and stories. Please visit us on the Children’s Floor, we owe you a hug.

    The Public Library’s Children’s Floor Girls

  • Just saw the Obit….such an amazing man….thankful I saw hm a few months ago…you are free now from all the pain..you fought a good fight to be with your daughter as long as you could tho you were very ill you loved her so very much… I remember how excited you were when you learned you were gong to be a daddy, you thought you would never be blessed with your own child but you were surprised against all odds with a sweet girl
    til we meet again