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Dr. William “Bil” Stanfill Obituary – March 21, 2022

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Dr. William “Bil” Stanfill, 83, made the transition from his Hernando, Miss., home to his Heavenly Eternal Home on March 21, 2022. Memorials may be sent to Lake Forest Ranch of Macon, Miss., Compel Church of Southaven, Miss., Samaritan’s Purse of Boone, N.C. or to Southern College of Optometry of Memphis.
The family received friends at Brantley Funeral Home on Saturday, March 26, with a funeral service following.
Graveside service were Sunday, March 27, at Henderson City Cemetery in Henderson.
Prior to his retirement, his optometric practice was in Leland, Miss., for 48 years. He was a past President of MS Optometric Association, graduate of Southern College of Optometry. Other education included coursework at the University of Tennessee (Knoxville and Martin), University of Memphis, University of Mississippi and Chester County High School class of ’57 in Henderson where he was active in numerous sports: football, basketball and gymnastics.
His many interests included traveling, fishing, hunting, reading, gardening, being with his family and making new friends wherever his Christian faith could be shared.
He is survived by his spouse of 59 years, Shirley Reynolds Stanfill; three sons, William (Vera) Stanfill, Stephen (Nancy) Stanfill, Richard (Stefanie) Stanfill; 10 grandchildren, Nicholas Onder, Timothy (Cristie) Onder, Hanah Stanfill, Sarah Stanfill, Emma Stanfill, Lauren Stanfill, Jonathan Stanfill, Mabry (Zachary) Stanfill, Abbey Stanfill and Coleman Stanfill; and four great-grandchildren, Jordon Onder, Milo Onder, Neyla Onder and Colton Sobuh; and sister, Linda Stanfill Hamm.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Newton Bailey Stanfill and Mary Faye Stanfill, and grandson, Joshua Stanfill.

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