Donald Ray Stanley of Beaver Dam and Prestonsburg, Kentucky, died July 23, 2013 at his Beaver Dam home. He was born December 29, 1957 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to the late Joe Stanley and Bertha Tackett.
Don was a coal miner in his early years but was better known for his Bluegrass band, Don Stanley and Middlecreek. He was the lead singer as well and could be heard from Beaver Dam to Prestonsburg with his God-given voice. His band traveled the United States and cut many CD’s.
Don was preceded in death by his mother and father. He is survived by his wife, Camilla G. Stanley, his sons Joey and wife Renee their two sons, Jonathan and Denver and son Josh and wife Marsha and daughter Emily.
Services are at Mount Zion Church, 2655 Sandefur Crossing Rd., Cromwell, KY, Thursday, July 25 at 4 PM.