In Memoriam –– Stan England
Stan England, 83, the 1991-96 president of the National Association of Conference Presidents of UM Men, died October 18 in Kennesaw, Ga.
“Stan England was a great national president,” said Robert Powell who succeeded Stan as NACP president. “Stan was the last national president under the General Board of Discipleship. He helped our relationship with the board when General Conference let us become the Commission on United Methodist Men.
Stan graduated from Memphis State College in 1951 where he was an excellent basketball player, and he spent 28 years as a general manager for sports arenas.
Stan was president for the Lion's Club for many years and chairman for the Children and Youth Organization of Cobb County. He was an active member of the First UMC of Marietta.
He is preceded in death by JoAnn Harrison England, his loving wife of 63 years. He is survived by one son: Stanley David England of Kennesaw; two daughters: MyLinda (Tom) Milley of Kennesaw, and Brenda (Michael) Brent of Woodstock, Ga., four grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.