William Richard Stanton



Sumter, SC …… William Richard Stanton, age 85, beloved husband of the late Maureen Mae McLaughlin Stanton, died on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by family.

Born in Fulton, New York, he was the son of the late Earl Stanton and May Chetney Stanton. William was known for his great sense of humor and that made a lasting impression on all he met. He was an avid golfer and a master cook, especially on his grill. He adored his family, his true joy in life was spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather and friend. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Surviving are: five sons, David Stanton of Sumter, Mike Stanton and his wife Sandra of Morrisville, NC, Andy Stanton and his wife Jan of Alaska, Bruce Stanton and his wife Deborah of Sumter and Ty Puckett of Sumter; along with numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by a daughter, Valerie Jean Stanton and numerous brothers and sisters.

A memorial service will be held at later date in Fulton, New York.

You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.