Stan Summerfield

Stan Summerfield

Tuesday, September 17th, 1940 - Friday, July 12th, 2019
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Obituary

Buel Stanley “Stan” Summerfield, 78 of Buffalo and Cross Lanes entered the church triumphant on July 12, 2019 after a courageous two week battle with cancer at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington.

He was a retired secondary school science teacher with many years of service primarily at Buffalo (Putnam) High and Nitro Junior High Schools. He was a “gentleman farmer.” He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and attended First Presbyterian Church of Nitro. He was a 1958 graduate of Nitro High School and graduated from Morris Harvey College and Marshall University.

He was preceded in death by Parents: Buel Wayne and Hilda Virginia Hanes Summerfield, Paternal Grandparents: Daniel and Edna Lamb Summerfield and Maternal Grandparents: Oscar and Vausie Meadows Hanes.

Surviving Are:

Wife of 57 years: Jean Thomas Summerfield of Buffalo and Cross Lanes,

Daughters: Sharon Ann (Dave) Summerfield-Shortridge of Winfield,
Melissa Dawn (Dale) Martin of Milton,
Patricia Lynn (Chris) Summerfield-Johnson of Charleston,

Grandchildren: Jessica, Ethan and Laura Shortridge,
Hannah (Mark) and Noah (Morgan) Martin and
Alexander and Olivia Johnson,

Great Granddaughter: Olivia Martin,

Brothers: Douglas (Mary) Summerfield of Arvada, Colorado,
Ronald (Barbara) Summerfield of Jacksonville, Florida and
Donald (Patricia) Summerfield of Jacksonville, Florida.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday July 16, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church of Nitro with Rev. Jim Walther officiating. Burial will follow in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes. Friends may call 2 hours prior to the service at the church. Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet is in charge of arrangements.

Stan was director of the Christian Community Cupboard in Hurricane for thirteen years and he was passionate about feeding the hungry. Therefore, in lieu of flowers please make a donation to your local food pantry in his honor. To the glory of God!

Condolences may be sent to the family at leonardjohnsonfuneralhome.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday July 16, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church of Nitro
  • Interment

    Location
    Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens
    Address
    CROSS LANES, WV
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday July 16, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church of Nitro immediately following the visitation.

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Johnnie, Lorra, Tyler, Jacob and especially Jaysha

Posted at 08:49am
With deepest sympathy. Sending prayers for the entire family.
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Kanawha County Retired School Employees

Posted at 11:25pm
The West Virginia and Kanawha County Associations of Retired School Employees extend their sincere sympathy to you, the family, in your sorrow. Blessings to all.
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Patrick, Heather, Cooper & Leila Holland

Posted at 07:37pm
With love and hugs,
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Sally Woodard

Posted at 05:19pm
Jean - I do not know if you remember me, but I certainly remember you with much fondness and much appreciation for your work in presbytery. Although I did not know your husband, my heart hurts for you during this time. Please accept my sympathy and prayers for you and your family.

God comfort and sustain you -
Sally Woodard
Former pastor, Edgewood Church and former COM member
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Lenore Crago

Posted at 02:38pm
Dear Jean and family
Stan was a wonderful teacher at Buffalo and I enjoyed his class very much. He taught me a lot in science class and was such a kind person. Heaven has gained a good one. I am so sorry for your loss.
Sincerely
Lenore Bush Crago
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