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Jack Stanford

veteranMar 10th, 1946 - Dec 16th, 2023

Funeral Ceremony: 11 a.m. on Friday, December 22, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Interment: Orchard Hill Cemetery, Louisville

Visitation: 5-7 p.m. on Thursday evening at the funeral home


      Jack “Jackie” Edwin Stanford Jr., age 77, of Louisville, Illinois, passed away Saturday morning, December 16, 2023, at his home.

      He was born March 10, 1946, in Effingham, the son of Jack Edwin and Leona Mae (Cosner) Stanford.  He was united in marriage to Beulah Ann Guinn on December 19, 2002, and together they shared almost 21 wedding anniversaries.

      Jack was a graduate of Civic Memorial High School in Bethalto.  He proudly served his country in the Marines during the Vietnam War, working as an airplane mechanic and earning several medals for his service.  He later worked as an electrician for Olin Corporation until retirement.  Jack was a 50-year member of the Louisville American Legion Post 14 and a member of the NRA.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, gardening, mushroom hunting, playing billiards, and spending time with his family.    

      He is survived by his wife: Ann Stanford of Louisville; children: Kimberly Blair of Edgewood, Tanya Brune (fiancé Stacy Radcliff) of Flora, Joni (Todd) Picklesimer of Wilsonville, Jeremy (Lisa) Stanford of Brighton, Dale (Kristina) Dugan of Flora, and Derrick Dugan of Louisville; 14 grandchildren: Kelly (Amber) Blair of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Kyle (Kayla) Blair of Edgewood, Cole Blair of Bethesda, Maryland, Levi (Kassie) Egbert of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Lane Brune of Flora, Sophia Brune of Cisne, Jordan Picklesimer of Wilsonville, Stella Stanford of Brighton, Cole Verity of Cincinnati, Ohio, Aaliyah Lewis of Flora, Gage Dugan of Flora, Brendan Dugan of Flora, Kendrick Dugan of Flora, and Lyric Poole of Flora; 6 great-grandchildren: Alexis and Brayden Blair of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Leslie Jo Blair of Edgewood, Annaleigh Egbert of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Rylee Brune of Flora, and Avisynn Jenkins of Cisne, 2 brothers: Ron (Mary) Stanford of Louisville and Dennis (Lisa) Stanford of Rosewood Heights; 3 sisters-in-law: Louise Eckelberry of Flora, Rita (Bert) Cosner of Louisville, and Rose Anderson of Louisville; and 4 brothers-in-law: Jerry Guinn of Flora, Roger Guinn of Louisville, John (Shelly) Guinn of Flora, and Wayne (Sherry) Guinn of Flora.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister: Sherry Garner; a granddaughter: Brittany Blair; father and mother-in-law: Francis and Beulah Althea “Dude” Guinn; 3 brothers-in-law: Joseph Eckelberry, Gary Guinn, and Mike Guinn; and a sister-in-law: Mae Lewis.

      A funeral ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 22, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Interment will follow in Orchard Hill Cemetery, Louisville, with the presentation of military funeral honors.  A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday evening at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to the Louisville American Legion Post 914 or to the family, and these will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:  


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Tammy & Brooke

December 19th

We are praying for you three girls as you endure your dad's loss. Much love and many hugs.

Kent Jones

December 19th

I am praying for all of family.

Jeanine Blackketter

December 19th

I worked with Jack at Olin in the Casting Maintenance Department for several years. He was a super nice guy. Always had a smile on his face. You have my deepest condolences.

Barbara Eckelbrrry

December 20th

I'm sorry for your loss Ann. My thoughts are with you

Franny Tolliver

December 20th

Kim, Tanya & Joni.... my heartfelt condolences.

Cathy and Joe Gulash

December 20th

Jeremy and family I am so sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. May God comfort you all during this difficult time. Sincerely, Cathy and Joe Gulash

Mary Reynolds

December 20th

My condolences to the family 🙏

Georgia Mulrean

December 20th

Jeremy, Lisa, and Stella, I am so sorry for your loss. I only had the pleasure of meeting Jack a couple of times, but was a very sweet man. May he rest in peace. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

Brandi Steele

December 21st

So many prayers for this sweet family during this difficult time.

Susan Wright

December 21st

So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort.



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First Christian Church
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Diana & Greg Rutland
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Ed and Jill Dawkins
Margie Bogle, Harry Stanford’s granddaughter
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