Obituary: Stanley Marvin Hallford, 85, of Rockwell NC, went to be with his master Sunday, July 7, 2019. Funeral services will be held 1:00PM July 10, 2019 at Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jasen Kirkman officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 12:00 to 1:00 PM. Born January 12, 1934, in Juniper, Georgia to the late William (Bill) Edward Hallford Sr. and the late Bertha Miller Hallford. In addition to his parents, Stanley was preceded in death a brother William Edward Hallford Jr. Stanley retired from the State of N.C. youth division at Stonewall Jackson in Concord, NC. He was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Army. During his time enlisted he was stationed in Fort Riley, Kansas on a fishing trip to Council Grove Lake where he met the love of his life, Betty Jean Fisher of Peabody, Kansas. They were married December 24, 1954 and where happily married for 64 ½ years. Stanley taught his three sons how to hunt, fish and loved to take them camping. He also loved to work with wood, making five fiddles and giving away lots of other things that he made with his hands. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Betty Fisher Hallford of the home, three sons, Mike Hallford (Deb) of Pinnacle, David Hallford of Salisbury and John Hallford (Lynn) of Mt. Pleasant. Pa had six grandchildren Christina Hallford Kirkman (Jasen) of Granite Falls, Michael Hallford Jr (Lorie) of Lenoir, Justin Hallford (Melissa) of Pinnacle, Leigh Hallford, Clay Hallford, Elizabeth Hallford all of South Carolina. Two step grandchildren Ian and Noah Richardson of Huntersville. Great grandchildren Cameron and Payton Kirkman of Granite Falls, Blake and Brooke Hallford of Lenoir and Nolan Hallford of South Carolina. Sister in law Mildred Hallford of Kannapolis, four nieces and three nephews and countless friends. Stanley was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was loved by all. Online Condolences may be left on www.whitleysfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Wednesday 12:00 - 1:00 PM July 10, 2019 Whitley's Funeral Home
Service: Wednesday 1:00 PM July 10, 2019 Whitley's Funeral Home
Interment: Carolina Memorial Park
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