Grayson, George Stanley "Stan"

Sunday, August 11, 2013
Stan Grayson
Stan Grayson

George Stanley “Stan” Grayson, 53, died on Friday, August 9, 2013 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, surrounded by his family and many friends.

Stan attended Red Bank High School. He was a member of the Lupton Drive Baptist Church. Stan was employed by Sequatchie Concrete. He was a loving husband, father, son, and brother. Stan never met a stranger.   Stan’s passion in life were riding his motorcycle with his wife and friends and four wheeling with his sons.

Stan was preceded in death by his father, George L. Grayson; grandparents, Luther Grayson and Lydia Grayson Carson, Arthur and Marie Stanley; stepfather, Richard Leslie and uncle, Arthur Stanley Jr.; father and mother-in-law, Henry and Alla Dawson

Stan is survived by his wife of 31 years, Lori Dawson Grayson; two sons, George Shane and Wesley Henry Grayson; mother, Wanda Grayson Leslie ; sister Sandra Grayson ( Bobby) Stauddy of Nashville; brother in law  David (Connie) Dawson; Stan is also  survived by aunts and uncles, Hilda and R.L. Forbis, Kathy and Jerry Loyd, Faye Stanley, Lloyd and Regina Carson and Norman O’Connor; and by many cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Monday, Aug. 12, from 3-8 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at Chattanooga Funeral Home-North Chapel.

The funeral service for Stan will be conducted at 11: 30 a.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Dwight Martin, Pastor Chris Ware and Van Sanders officiating.

Interment to follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

Honorary pallbearers will be lifelong friends, Scott Martin, David Farris, Bob Coffelt, Mike Coffelt, Kent McGee and Jimmy Kilgore.   

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.  

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com. 



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