James Stanley Downing, age 79 of Loganville, passed away on Friday, December 25, 2020. Funeral Services will be held at 12:30 PM on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at The Orchard Church in Loganville. Pastor Wendy Jones will officiate. The Funeral Service will be streaming live at 12:30 PM at www.theorchardchurch.org Interment will follow at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens in Snellville.
Stan was born on September 8, 1941 in Delina, TN to the late Edwin Smith Downing and Georgia Louise Sullivan Downing. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy and a member of The Orchard Church. Stan had worked for West Building Materials in Loganville where he was the Assistant Manager. He loved the Tennessee Vols. In addition to his parents, Stan was preceded in death by his daughter, Sherrie Elizabeth Downing, and grandson, Matt Schieman. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Jackie Downing; children, Jimmy & Beverly Golden of Covington, Sharon & Danny Dye of Loganville, Susan & Jackie Walker of Gratis, Stacy & Tony Brimingham of Covington, Paige Downing of Loganville; grandchildren, Jason & Daria Walker, Renee Schieman, Kyle & Samantha Golden, Daniel Dye, Kayla & Luke Moss, Victoria & Andrew Williams, Ryan Henson, Alexander Cash; 12 great grandchildren; and sister, Sharon Downing of Lewisburg, TN.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Orchard Church, 1950 Hwy 81, Loganville, GA 30052. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052. 770-466-1544. Please sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com
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