Stanley Woods Jordan, 96, of Antwerp, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay.
Stan was born in Antwerp on June 27, 1924, a son of the late Dollie (Woods) and William Jordan.
He never stood on the sidelines. From his high school days, playing for the undefeated 1938 Archer football team, serving his country in the U.S. Army, helping with community events like Antwerp Days, being a part of the Antwerp Fire Department and Masonic Lodge to his long service to the U.S. Postal Service, mowing the Antwerp Cemeteries and writing for the West Bend News, he was always caring for his community. Stan also had the distinctive honor of being Paulding County's oldest World War II veteran.
Stan will be sadly missed by his son, Gale (Lisa Girlie Jordan) Jordan; sister, Grace (Raymond) Gross; 7 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren and his West Bend News family.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Powell to whom he was married Jan. 12, 1944 and siblings, Jim & Garner "Jack" Jordan & Ruby Meredith.
His funeral service is 10:30 am on Monday, Jan. 18th at Antwerp United Methodist Church, 202 E River Street, with viewing, 9:30 to 10:15 am.
Viewing is also Sunday, Jan. 17th, 2 - 5 pm at the church.
Due to state mandate, guests must wear nose and mouth covering masks at all times, maintain social distancing, and refrain from contact to keep everyone safe while participating in his viewing and funeral service.
Memorials are to the Antwerp United Methodist Church, PO Box 422, Antwerp, Ohio 45813 or Antwerp Fire Department, PO Box 1046, Antwerp, Ohio 45813.
He will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery, with military honors.
Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com
FLOWERS AND OTHER TRIBUTES MAY BE DELIVERED TO THE CHURCH ON SUNDAY, 9 AM TO NOON.