Joseph F. Stanley departed this life Monday May 23, 2016 at his home in Cambridge, Md.\n \n\n He was born in Shiloh, Md. On December 21, 1926, son of the late Charles Stanley and Lottie Mae Johns Stanley.\n \n\n He attended the Dorchester County Public School Systems. His early began working for different farmers, and later for Phillips Packing Company. His last employment was with R. J. Reynolds Company when he retired.\n \n\n Deacon Joe or Uncle Joe, as he was called by everyone, was a long time and faithful member of Pentecostal Temple Church, Aireys under the leadership of District Elder Samuel Brisco, Sr. He was dedicated to his church and church family.\n \n\n Survivors include a sister Alice Stanley of Linkwood, Md., Sister In law Ellen Stanley of Cambridge, Md., Nieces Ernestine Elliott(Louis) of Washington, Md., Margaret Stanley of Linkwood, Md. Who cared for him awhile and Kelley Fields. Nephews James Stanley, Jr. of Cambridge, Md., George Stanley, Eddie Stanley, and Avery Stanley all of Columbus Ohio and Chauncey Stanley of Centreville, Md. Godson Lil Sam as Joe would always call him and Caregivers, Pastor and Friends Elder & Mrs. Sam Brisco. Also numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.\n \n\n He was also preceded in death by 5 brothers and 3 sisters.