Mt. Vernon Register-News

January 24, 2013

Don Staley


MT. VERNON — — Donald LeRoy “Don” Staley, 66, of Brevard, N.C., passed away Jan. 19, 2013, at Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville, N.C.

He was born Aug. 12, 1946, in Princeton, the son of the late Elmer and Evelyn Tate Staley.  He was also preceded in death by his brother, William “Bill” Staley.

Mr. Staley graduated from Fields Township Grade School, Mt. Vernon Township High School and Southern Illinois University Vocational Technical Institute.  He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was employed as vice president of Warrantee Services with Elgin Street Sweeper Company.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Hoskins Staley; daughters, Stacy Staley Talbot, Summer Staley, Amber Staley Jarvis and Clay Staley; stepchildren, Allen Hansen, Kimberly Hansen, Sydney Morgan and Leland Hansen; brothers, Ted Staley and Jerry Staley; sister, Nancy Staley Karch; four grandsons; four granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Hendersonville, N.C.  The family will receive friends from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday at Shuler Funeral Home, Hendersonville, N.C.

Flowers may be sent to the funeral home, or memorials may be made to the American Heart Association in Don’s name, 3535 Pelham Road, Ste. 101, Greenville, SC  29615.

To sign the online register book, please visit  Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.