A Graveside service for Ralph S. Stanley, 91, of Lindsay was held on May 6 at Lindsay-Strathmore Cemetery. He died on April 29 at Selma Community Hospital.

He was born on April 30, 1912 in Quinter, Kan. He married Dorothy Grace Carter on June 1, 1930 in Los Angeles. He was a resident of Lindsay for 56 years.

He was a farmer for most of his life. He grew oranges for 50 years. He enjoyed building things, working with things that are mechanical and welding. He was a member of the Church of the Brethren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Grace Carter.

He is survived by a son, Gary Stanley of Fresno; a daughter, Patricia Cornwell of Reedley; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.

Arrangements were under the direction of Webb-Sanders Funeral Home.

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