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Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel, Benson
Friday November 19th, 2021

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Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Benson
Friday November 19th, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am

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Walter Haywood Stancil

Mr. Walter Haywood Stancil, age 93, of 4178 Old School Road, passed away on November 15, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Funeral Services will be held11:00AM-Friday, November 19, 2021 at Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson. Officiating will be Pastor Billy Olsen. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery in Benson.

Mr. Stancil was born on September 22, 1928 in Harnett County to the late John William and Lessie Barefoot Stancil. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Johnson Stancil; sisters, Ruth Stancil and Myrtle Stancil Young; brothers, James Stancil, Osbert Stancil, Lee Stancil, David Stancil, Robert Stancil, and Olin Stancil. Mr. Stancil retired from the United States Air Force and achieved the rank of Chief Master Sergeant prior to retirement. After retirement from the United States Air Force, he began working for the Town of Benson as a Building and Zoning Inspector and retired after fifteen years. He was a member of Benson United Methodist Church in Benson.

Surviving include his sons, Johnny Stancil and wife, Karen of Benson, Kenneth Stancil and wife, Lori of Willow Spring, and Mark Stancil and wife, Debbie of Knightdale; grandson, John William Stancil of Wilmington; sister, Mary Lee of Newton Grove; sister-in-law, Laynell Stancil of Benson; special friend, Sandra Hobbs of Willow Spring; and several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM prior to the service at Rose and Graham Funeral Home.

Flowers are welcomed, however, memorials may be made to Johnston Health Foundation at P.O. Box 1376 Smithfield, NC 27577.

Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.

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Johnny, Kenny and Mark,
I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I was at the grave yard today and happened to see the flowers. I am sorry that we didn't know at the time. I will remember our fun times at granny's house forever. Thinking of you all.

JoAnn Johnson Johnson Dec 7 2021 2:50 PM

Johnny, Kenny, and Mark....I was sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I have been out of town, so could not attend the funeral, but wanted to let you know I was thinking of you. Your Mom and Dad were special folks.

Sylvia Moore Mobley Dec 1 2021 6:03 PM

Kenny & family, very sorry to learn of your loss.

Bill Auman Nov 29 2021 5:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Walter Stancil

Dewitt Hardee Nov 19 2021 5:36 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Walter Stancil

Jimmy Turlington Nov 19 2021 10:50 AM

So sorry Family…you are in our thoughts and prayers. I have and will surely miss my hugs on Sunday morning at church. A great pleasure in visiting Mr. Walter and hearing about his garden, which he loved, and ole military stories. Will miss you my friend.

Susie and Johnny Allen Nov 19 2021 2:30 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Walter Stancil

Susie Allen Nov 19 2021 2:18 AM

I'm so sorry Kenny, my thoughts and prayers are with you, Lori and your family.

Julia Byrd Nov 18 2021 10:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Walter Stancil

Deborah Byrd Nov 18 2021 9:47 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Walter Stancil

Randy wagstaff Nov 18 2021 11:05 AM

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