October 7, 1932 - June 7, 2019
Stanley Eugene Halsey, a man who will always be known for his need for speed, of Charlotte, died Friday, June 7, 2019 at his residence. Stanley, 86, was born October 7, 1932, to Elmer and Rena (Scott) Halsey. After graduating from Charlotte High School in 1951 Stanley joined the United States Air Force. With his love of working on cars he demanded that he was an airplane mechanic, which he was granted. Serving in the Air Force for 4 years. On December 2, 1961 Stanley married Drouscella Perry and together they created their legacy. Stanley will be remembered for being a hard worker that loved working with his hands. He held several jobs throughout his working career from AandE, Carefree Windows, Hoover and his passion working on cars. Stanley's pride and joy was his 57 Chevy, a car that he designed and ordered out of a catalog once he left the Air Force. His other hobbies included gardening, woodworking, coin collecting, reading/watching Westerns, watching Nascar, and bass fishing. Stanley is survived by his wife, Drouscella; children, Brian Halsey, Brenda (Douglas) Place; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; siblings, David "Hap" Halsey, Stephen "Weezer" (Gail) Halsey, Rebecca Halsey-Saylor. He was predeceased by his brother Chuck Halsey and his parents. Friends are encouraged to support Stanley's family. Funeral services are Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte with Pastor David Keller officiating. Visitation is Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 4-7:00 p.m. If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to The St. Johns Episcopal Church. Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Stanley on his Tribute Page at www.PrayFuneral.com. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.
Stanley Eugene Halsey, a man who will always be known for his need for speed, of Charlotte, died Friday, June 7, 2019 at his residence. Stanley, 86, was born October 7, 1932, to Elmer and Rena (Scott) Halsey. After graduating from Charlotte... View Obituary & Service Information
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