Stanley Harvey Cain, Sr. of St. Clair, MO, departed this life in Washington, MO on July 16, 2009, having reached the age of seventy-one years, four months and two days. Stanley was born in Richwoods, MO on March 14, 1938, son of Harvey Lacey Cain and Lori Candy Cain nee Smith. On December 28, 1963, he was united in marriage to Dellavan Marie Scott nee Pinkley
Stanley is survived by his wife, Dellavan Cain, known to most as Dell, of St. Clair; by three children, Patricia Crowley and husband, Gerald, of Poplar Bluff, MO, Bill Scott and wife, Linda, of Poplar Bluff and Stanley H. Cain, Jr., known to many as Harv, of St. Clair; by six grandchildren, Delain Scott and wife, Anna, of Poplar Bluff, Jeremy Crowley of Joplin, MO, Stacy Scott of Bridgeton, MO, Christopher Crowley and wife, Cyndi, of Poplar Bluff and Nicholas and Kayla Cain of St. Clair; by three brothers, Edward Cain and companion, Joyce, of St. Clair, Albert Cain and wife, Jackie, of DeSoto, MO and Bill Cain and wife, Ginger, of Hillsboro, MO; by four sisters, Dorothy Nickels of Sullivan, MO, Bernice Thebeau of DeSoto, Midge Salisbury and husband, Otte, of Hermitage, TN and Maxine Drennen of St. Clair; by four great-grandchildren, one brother-in-law, one sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Stanley was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Lori Cain.
Stanley was a Christian and attended Lighthouse Baptist Church in St. Clair. He was a self employed truck driver by trade and had hauled freight for about forty years. Stanley was an entrepreneur and had done many things. He had owned and operated Payless Muffler and Cainís Merchandise and other various business ventures. Racing cars and riding motorcycles were his favorite pastimes. He was a NASCAR fan with Jeff Gordon as his favorite. Above all else, Stanley was a family man and spending time with his children and grandchildren made him the happiest.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM Monday, July 20, 2009 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair with the Rev. Chauncey Clay officiating. Interment was in Crestview Memorial Park, St. Clair, MO. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimerís Association.