Stanley Joseph Dill, age 68 of Rich Fountain, passed away Friday, September 23, 2022, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City.
Stanley was born August 27, 1954, in Jefferson City, a son to the late Norbert Dill, Sr. and Florentine (Eisterhold) Dill.
He was a 1972 graduate of Fatima High School, a 1978 graduate of Linn Tech and later attended Nichols Career Center.
Stanley proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from 1972 until 1976. In the Air Force he worked as a jet engine mechanic and obtained the rank of Sergeant. He was employed as a mechanic for the Missouri Department of Transportation before retiring in 2007.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the American Angus Association.
Stanley enjoyed farming, raising Angus cattle and going to cattle sales, working on tractors, gas, diesel and jet engine motors. Stanley was not afraid to tear into any engine. In his younger years, Stanley enjoyed bow hunting and always loved to share in other family members harvest when they returned from the hunt. He was a book of knowledge and the family depended on him for answers to their many questions. Stanley was a dedicated worker and always thought of others before himself. He encouraged everyone to further their education.
Stanley is survived by: three brothers, David (Lona) Dill of Linn, Norbert (Christy) Dill, Jr. of Rich Fountain, and Gregory Dill of Rich Fountain; one sister, Christine C. (Kenneth) Fick of Rich Fountain; one nephew, Derek (Kelly) Fick; four nieces, Tracy Dill, Katrina (Eric) Falter, Jennifer Fick, and Erin Fick; a great nephew, Jameson Falter; and two great nieces, Payton Fick and Laney Fick.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 30, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. William Debo as the Celebrant. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Parish Cemetery with full military honors.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Sacred Heart Endowment Fund or Sacred Heart Catholic School.