Thurman “Dwayne” Staley
Monday, August 23, 2021 at 1:00 P.M.
Thurman “Dwayne” Staley age 57, of Nancy, Kentucky passed from this life Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at the VA Hospital in Lexington.
Dwayne was born February 9, 1964 to Thurman Staley and Imogene Morgan Staley in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church; he proudly served his country in the United States Air Force, where he attained the Rank of Staff Sargent. Dwayne enjoyed fishing and was a member of B.A.S.S. He enjoyed helping others and helping felons at Hearts of Life Recovery; along with a special needs caregiver for adults at Adanta. Dwayne was a G.E. Field Baseball coach, active in football, a substitute teacher and was the neighborhood Santa Claus. He loved his kids and grandkids.
Dwayne was preceded in death by his father, Thurman Staley.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Sharon Staley; mother, Imogene Staley; children, Shonda Brock (George) of Somerset; Chris Staley (Jeana) of Somerset and Josh Tucker (Suzanne) of Ferguson; brother, Rodney Joe Staley of McCreary County; sister, Sandra Manning (David) of Alabama; grandchildren, Nathaniel Brock, Kaitlynn Brock, Aiden Downey, Grayson Harris, Karsynn Brock, Kyndalynn Brock, Leo Vega, Natalya Stewart, Jaxon Staley, Kaden Jackson, Dominic Staley, Serenity Adkins, Alexander Tucker, Jimmy Easterling, Abbi Easterling; great grandchild, Ava Grace Adkins; best friends, Steve Kelley, Randall Warman, Gerald Spradlin and Darrell Staley; 3 special aunts; along with a host of friends and family.
Visitation will be held Monday, August 23, 2021 from 11 – 1 Thurman “Dwayne” Staleyfor friends and public in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with a funeral service to begin at 1:00 P.M. with Dr. Harold Brown and Judge Steve Kelley officiating. Burial will follow in Mill Springs National Cemetery.
Military Honors will be conducted by American Legion Honor Guard Post #38.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Sharon.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Thurman Dwayne Staley.