Stanley Earl Eldridge, 87, of Bargersville, passed away Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.
Born Feb. 2, 1926, he was the son of the late Virgil B. and Rose (Zaring) Eldridge. He married Edna Hash on Jan. 18, 1948 in Indianapolis. He was a 1944 graduate of Union High School in Providence.
Stanley worked as a department manager for Kroger Stores for many years.
He was a member of Providence Christian Church.
He was a life member of Union Village Masonic Lodge #545, where he served as chaplain for 18 years. He was also a member of Union Village Order of Eastern Star Chapter #584, and was the former Royal Patron of The Order of Amaranth. He loved working outdoors in his garden, and spending time with his dog Bear.
He is survived by, his wife Edna; four sons, Kenneth (Judith K.) Eldridge, Dennis (Shirley E.) Eldridge, Wayne (Judy A.) Eldridge, and William (Diana) Eldridge; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a step-father, George Thompson.
A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S. State Road 135, Greenwood. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday from with a Masonic Memorial Service at 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to Providence Christian Church, 4080 W. 100 N., Bargersville, IN 46106.