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Obituary: Stanley E. Compton, Frostproof, Fla.


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Stanley E. Compton, 80, of Frostproof, FL, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Winter Haven, FL.

Stanley was retired from Cummins Inc. and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War. He was a member of Hope Conservation Club and had formerly been a Little League Baseball coach. He loved hunting and fishing.

A military graveside service to bury his cremains will be Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Hawcreek Cemetery. Visitation will follow at Norman Funeral Home in Hope from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be donated to Hope Summer Playground.

Born December 3, 1932, in Columbia, KY, Stanley was the son of James Riley and Della Ray England Compton. He married Peggy Stotts December 17, 1955, in Kentucky, and she survives in Florida.

Other survivors include a son, David (Deanna) Compton of Hope; grandsons, Jared and Justin Compton of Hope; a granddaughter, Caitlyn Colvin of Columbus; and a brother, Jay T. (Norma Ruth) Compton of Hope.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Dennis Compton; a daughter, Patricia Compton Colvin; and a brother, Charles Compton.

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