James Stuart Stancil
James Stuart Stancil
  • October 20, 1934 - January 8, 2018
  • Alexandria, Virginia

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James Stuart Stancil, 83, a native of Alexandria, Virginia, peacefully passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Envoy in Alexandria, under the care of Capital Caring.
"Jimmy" to many of his friends and "Stuart" to his many loyal clients. Mr. Stancil was born on October 20, 1934 to Florence and James Stancil. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Peggy Ann Stancil Kennedy, and grandson, Sean Stuart Durkin.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Joyce Ellen (nee. Taylor) Stancil, his son Michael (wife Joanie) Stancil, daughter Kathy (husband Tommy) Stancil Durkin; grandchildren, Mathew Stancil, Ryan (wife Eileen) Durkin, Sarah (wife Veronica Taubman) Stancil, and Colin Stancil; sister - in - law Carol Lee Taylor Everly and brother - in - law Edward Allen Taylor; and many nieces and nephews.
"Stuart" Stancil was a long-term hairdresser in Alexandria at Mr. Robert's and Bazaak. He served in the armed forces and was a board member for NOVAM (the Northern Virginia Aids Ministry). He was very involved at Grace Episcopal Church in Alexandria, where he was a member for more than 60 years. He served on the vestry and as a chair of Shrine Mont Weekends and on the Search Committee for the current rector, the Rev. Robert Malm.
His requiem will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Grace Episcopal Church, 3601 Russell Road, Alexandria, VA 22305. A committal will follow at the Grace Church Columbarium. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in his name to Grace Episcopal Church. Additional information may be found at www.demainefunerals.com.