Paul Duane Stanford

Graveside service for Paul Duane Stanford, 63, was held November 16, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Unity Baptist Church Cemetery. He was born on April 14, 1959 in St. Louis, Mo. and grew up in Dallas, Texas and in Gautier, with weekends, summers, and holidays at his family’s farm. He graduated from Pascagoula High School in 1977. He received two bachelor’s degrees from Mississippi State University in Agriculture and Civil Engineering. He was licensed in the State of Mississippi as a Professional Engineer and Land Surveyor. He worked with the Jackson County Utility Authority, Mississippi Department of Transportation, Kemp Engineering, and as the County Engineer of Newton County, Miss. He was a faithful member at The Revival Center in Meridian and served on the worship team as a guitarist and on the nursing home outreach and leadership team. He was known for his musical skills on the dobro, guitar, bass, banjo, and mandolin. He was also known for racing his Dodge Demon, Chevy Chevelle and Ford Thunderbird, to name a few. He died November 13, 2022. He is survived by his mother Alpha (Turner) Stanford; brother David (Sheri) Stanford; nephew Dr. Casey (Hannah) Stanford, all of Greene County; niece Carrie Lynn Stanford of Nashville, Tenn.; two great-nieces, and a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father Paul Clyde Stanford; and his grandparents Melvin and Beatrice (Ball) Turner and Robert and Annie Lee (Parker) Stanford, all of Greene County. Officiating the service was Bro. Charles Pierce. Moments Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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