Stanley Wayne Daggs, Sr., age 55, entered Heaven on Friday, January 22, 2021 after a five-year battle with cancer. Born on March 31, 1965 to Wayne and Lana Daggs, he was the oldest of three sons.
Stanley was a believer in God and had accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at a young age. His faith in God was strong. He was a friend to all and was always the first to offer assistance. His family and friends were always his first priority. He will be remembered for his gentle spirit, the respect he showed others and his contagious smile and laugh. His mere presence made everything better. He was a fierce competitor, loyal to those he loved and loved with his whole heart.
Stanley was a 1983 graduate of Bristol TN High School, where he excelled in athletics, especially track and field. He was also very active in the music department. Afterwards, he attended Morristown College before entering the military. He served his country proudly in the United States Army, doing several tours overseas and defending his country in Desert Storm. He retired after 20 years of service. He lived by the American Soldier’s Creed until his death. He was a warrior, never accepted defeat and never quit. He was disciplined physically and mentally tough. He WAS an American Soldier.
Stanley enjoyed riding his Harley, especially with his brother, Darryl and cooking/smoking BBQ with his brothers, Todd and Darryl. He was an avid sports fan and loved the Vols and Titans.
He leaves behind the love of his life, Kori Daggs; five children, Stanley Daggs, Jr., Jovan Daggs, Shaye Daggs, Shatyle Daggs and John Daggs; stepchildren, Ashley Albertson and Dylan Albertson; eight grandchildren; parents, Wayne and Lana Daggs; brothers, Todd (Sandy) Daggs and Darryl (Jennifer) Daggs; as well as numerous other family members and lifelong friend, Melanie Elswick Pfennigwerth (Glenn).
“Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous.” (I Peter 3:8) He lived this verse everyday of his life.
A private memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 27, 2021 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Melvin Johnson officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Tennessee Army National Guard. The funeral service may be viewed by livestreaming at www.oneroomstreaming.com Event ID: WeaverFH Password: TZGSZE
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Weaver Funeral Home to assist the family with funeral costs.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.