In Loving

Stanley Ray Blakley

December 12, 1949 – December 26, 2023

Stanley Ray Blakey, 74, of Sutherland, VA passed away on December 26, 2023, after a brief illness. He is survived by his sons, Ray Jr. and David; daughter, Tereasa; granddaughter, Brittney; grandson, Kamden; great-grandchildren, Carter and Sophia; brother, Roy; sister, Peggy; and former wife and best friend, Teresa. Stanley had many nieces, nephews, and close friends. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, John and Hettie; son, Micheal Dewayne; a sister; and four brothers.

Stanley, better known as Ray was a truck driver for many years. Ray never met a stranger and was loved by everyone. He loved to make jokes and taught many people how to drive tractor-trailers. His motto was, “If you try anything, you can do it.”

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the America Cancer Association.

A memorial of life will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2024, from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm at Woods United Methodist Church located at 7200 Hickory Road, South Chesterfield, VA 23803.