2018-06-13 / Obituaries

Edward E. Stanton

Edward E. Stanton, 71, of Downsville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson City.

Edward was born April 3, 1947, in Walton, son of the late Clayton and Genevieve (Barnes) Stanton. He was an Ironmaster weightlifter and played football in high school, college, and semi-pro. He was known for being fast on his feet. He was a graduate of Parsons’ College, Fairfield, Iowa and Kingston Culinary Institute.

Edward worked at Hartwick, Edgewood Manor and for Walter Rich as a personal chef. He enjoyed catering small parties and ice carving.

Edward is survived his loving family, siblings, Kenneth Stanton of Downsville; Clayton Jr. (Patricia) Stanton of Walton; Marilyn (Gerald) Townsend of Downsville; Deborah Barnes of Oneonta; David (Rhonda) Stanton of Walton; Randy (Tina) Stanton of Walton, Susan Gregory of Walton; Dawn (James) Armstrong of Downsville; Todd Stanton of Mount Upton; Katrina Stanton (Cody) of Bainbridge; his aunts, Margie (Cliff ) Burgin of Bovina and Martha (Hoyt) Stanton of Walton, as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was predeceased by his beloved parents, Genevieve B. (Barnes) Stanton, Clayton Stanton Sr., brothers, Gerald Stanton, Donald Stanton, Sr., and his sister, Regina Stanton.

A gathering to celebrate his life will be held at his home, 339 Knox Avenue, Downsville on Sunday, June 10, at 2 p.m. Arrangements are with Courtney Funeral Home, Walton.

Memorial contributions in Ed’s memory may be made to New Hope Community Church, 45 Stockton Avenue, Walton, NY 13856.

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