Jimmy Wade Stanley, Sr.

FEBRUARY 18, 1941 ~ JUNE 16, 2018 (AGE 77)

Mr Jimmy Wade Stanley, Sr. 77, of Lake Waccamaw died Saturday, June 16, 2018.  He was born February 18, 1941 in Columbus County the son of the late Arbie Stanley and Lishie Reaves Stanley.  

Jimmy was the Fire Control Supervisor with Riegel Paper, Federal Paper and International Paper Co. until his retirement after 42 years.  He was a member of First Baptist Church of Lake Waccamaw.  He served with the Lake Waccamaw Fire & Rescue and was a former member of the Lake Waccamaw Planning board. He was a Lake Waccamaw City Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Ward Stanley; nephews Ray Rogers of Wrightsville Beach and Stan Rogers of Rocky Point.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Jimmy Wade Stanley, Jr. his parents, a brother, J. L. Stanley and a sister, Lillie Mae Rogers.

Lake Waccamaw Fire & Rescue Department

The Town of Lake Waccamaw and the East Columbus Fire District ratings of 4 officially go into effect today. It is the homeowners responsibility to notify their insurance carrier of the new rating. If you need a copy of the notification letter for your insurance company, you may copy the letter from this website or stop by Town Hall to pick one up. Please make it a point to thank Chief Gore , his wife Anne and our volunteer firefighters for a job well done.


Lake Waccamaw Fire Department Pumper Truck Specifications


Jerry Gore, Fire Chief