Donald Tarver Stanton, 73, of Henrietta, passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in Wichita Falls.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at the Abernathy Cemetery in Abernathy, under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Henrietta.
Mr. Stanton was born June 13, 1939 in Becton, Texas, to Mack and Elizabeth (Tarver) Stanton. He married Sheila Priddy on Feb. 21, 1959 in Idalou. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Lions Club in New Mexico. Mr. Stanton was also a truck driver and a member of the Church of Christ. He loved his grandchildren as well as flying and gardening.
He is survived by his wife, Sheila Stanton of Wichita Falls; two daughters Sheila D’Aun Jones and husband Michael of Wichita Falls, and Donna Stanton-Jones of Graham; a son, Donald Ray Stanton and wife Lorri of Henrietta; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.