William M. “Bee” Stancell, 81, passed away Monday, July 13, 2009. He is the son of the late Robert and Marjannah Stancell.
William was a past worthy patron of the Eastern Star chapter 218. He was also a Mason and a Shriner. He retired from the Naval Air Station in Norfolk.
He is survived by his loving wife Peggy Stancell of 59 years; one sister Jeannette Hilton of Chesapeake; a niece M. Lynne Pine of Chesapeake; 3 nephews Charles Hilton, Calvin Hilton, and Ricky Hilton all of Chesapeake; and a host of other friends and family members.
A funeral will be held Thursday, July 16th at 11:00AM in Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Special Persons Mailing Service, 4716 Tulip Drive, Virginia Beach, VA. 23455. Condolences can be sent to the family at altmeyer.com