We celebrate the life of Stanley Tracy Heflin, who passed away on May 8 at the age of 99. He was born in Alexandria, Virginia, the 10th of 11 children, and raised during the Great Depression. He graduated from George Washington High School, lettering in football, basketball, and baseball. He served as a cannoneer in the 13th armored division in World War II, and worked as a tool and die maker for the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing. He was a member of the Arlington County Disabled Veterans Chapter 10.
In the summer of 1949, he met and married Edith Elnora Mann. Together they raised one daughter, Margaret Ann. They enjoyed 47 years of marriage and were loving partners, parents and friends.
Stanley is survived by daughter, Margaret H. Gentges; grandson Douglas Gentges and his wife, Helen and their daughters, Emma and Amanda of Littleton, Colorado; Granddaughter Sharon Gentges and her daughter Alden of Boston, Massachusetts.
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