The Richmond Register

August 16, 2013

Stanley Lowell Wylie, 95

RICHMOND — Stanley Lowell Wylie, 95, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013, at his home.

Mr. Wylie was born Oct. 25, 1917, in Madison County to the late Jasper Newton and Angie Howard Wylie.

He was married to Wauleeta Hendren, who preceded him in death in 1977, and he later married the widowed Betsy Arbuckle Moody, who also preceded him in death.

He worked at various occupations during his lifetime. He operated a butcher shop, was a used car dealer in Richmond, a beer distributor and pool room operator. He farmed corn in Poosey and had a commercial rabbit operation in Lexington. He worked as a rivet bucker for Douglas Aircraft in California, moved to factory work in Rushville, Ind., served as munitions inspector at the Blue Grass Army Depot and was a safety inspector at IBM. For the later part of his life he was an entrepreneur and investor.

He was a member of the First Christian Church, the Richmond Masonic Lodge, Elks Club and the Madison Country Club.

Survivors include his son, Stan Wylie (Verda) of Richmond; two sisters, Scottie Tussey of Kirksville and Katty Wylie of Richmond; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Saturday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with graveside services conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Richmond Cemetery. Dr. Robert Vickers will officiate.