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Rev. Victor James Stansbury, Lebanon, KY (1945-2012)

He was a native of Nelson County, KY, and a member of a highly regarded Marion County, KY family. He leaves eight direct living descendants. He was a long time minister, who preached his first sermon at age 16 and served as pastor of many Kentucky Baptist Churches. He was an Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies at Campbellsville University and a member of the Church Relation Council at the university. He was a graduate of Berea College and Southern Theological Seminary

Rev. Victor James Stansbury of Lebanon, KY, died at 5:47pmET, Saturday, August 4, 2012, unexpectedly. in Louisville, KY. He was 66.

Funeral serves are at 11amET/10amCT, Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at the Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church 4430 Highway 289, Lebanon, KY, led by Rev. Jay Hatfield and Rev. Steve Skaggs. Burial will be in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery in Cox's Creek. Visitation will be after 3pmET/2pmCT, Monday, August 6, 2012, at the Parrott and Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, and after 9amET/8amCT, Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at the Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church in Lebanon, KY.

Pallbearers: Rev. Johnny Bailey, Rev. Everett Hord, Rev. Jamie Chesser, Rev. Cameron Jungles, Rev. Justin Compton, Rev. John McDaniel, Rev. Dan Durham, and Rev. Bill Proctor.

Rev. Victor James Stansbury, Lebanon, KY (1945-2012)

Rev. Victor James Stansbury of Lebanon, KY, was the son of the late James William Stansbury and Edith Mae Atkins. Stansbury was born in Nelson County, Kentucky, Sunday, September 2, 1945. He died Saturday, August 4, 2012, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 66 years, 11 months, and 2 days.

He professed faith in Christ at an early age and preached his first sermon at the age of sixteen. Bro. Vic was pastor of Galilee Baptist Church in Madison County, Lockport Baptist Church and Sligo Baptist Church in Henry County, and Elk Creek Baptist Church in Spencer County. He has been pastor of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church since November, 1980. He was Adjunct Professor in Biblical Studies at Campbellsville University for twelve years.

He was a graduate of Berea College in January, 1968 and Southern Theological Seminary in June, 1972.

He was a member of the Church Relation Council at Campbellsville University, Executive Board of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, Marion County Ministerial Association, Central Baptist Association, and Volunteer Chaplain at Springview Hospital in Lebanon.

He united in marriage to Joan Call June 24, 1966.

Besides his wife, Joan Call Stansbury, he is survived by the following:
  • One daughter and two sons and their spouses: Vickie and Andy Thompson and Jon and Becky Stansbury of Nashville, TN; and Chris and Heather Stansbury of Nicholasville, KY

  • Five granddaughters: Kelsey Jeanne Thompson, Abigail Elise Thompson, Haylee Ray Stansbury, Hillary Raegan Stansbury, and Aubree Reese Stansbury

  • One brother and one sister: Lee Thomas Stansbury and Frances (Ernie) Fulkerson of Cox's Creek, KY

  • Two sisters in law: Bernadette Ballard Stansbury of Morehead and Wanda Stansbury of Mt. Washington, KY

  • His father in law and mother in law: John and Iva Lee Call of Bardstown, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by three brothers: Robert Stansbury, Charles Franklin Stansbury, and William Ray Stansbury.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church Elevator project and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

The Parrott and Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.

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