Stanley E. Shingleton, age 71, of Malvern, died Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Akron City Hospital. He was born Oct. 11, 1942 in Romney, WV to Carl and Avery (Shanholtz) Shingleton. He retired from Minerva Local Schools where he was the Athletic Director and taught occupational work experience. He taught 6 years for Malvern Local Schools and 5 years at Glenoak for Plain Local Schools. He graduated from Romney High School in 1960, received his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Fairmont State College in 1965. He is a member of the Malvern First Christian Church, the Ohio Education Assoc., Malvern, Plain Local and Minerva Education Associations, former member and founder of the Stark Area Athletic Administrators Assoc., was a founding member of the IVC and NBC leagues, member of the Minerva Local Athletic Hall of Fame, the Stark County Basketball Hall of Fame, and the Hampshire County Hall of Fame. He was head boys basketball coach in Malvern in 1965 and assistant boys basketball coach at Glenoak in 1973. As Athletic Director at Minerva he formed several new sports including cross country, boys and girls softball, varsity soccer and boys and girls bowling, and finished his career as the special project co-ordinator for the construction of the new school buildings at Minerva and was presently helping Malvern Local with their construction of their new building. In 1960 he was a member of the State Championship basketball team for Romney High School in WV and was a four year starter for the Fairmont College Basketball team which compiled a record of 32-4 and made it to the semi-finals of the National Championship.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen (Eakin) Shingleton whom he married July 29, 1970; a daughter, Tanya (Terry) Crawford of Minerva; son, Jeff (Stefanie) Shingleton of Rougemont, NC; 2 sisters, Veda Yunck of Pinehurst, NC, Janet Snow of Dallas, TX; brother, Arthur (Regina) Shingleton of Malvern; 4 grandchildren, Tyler and Tara Crawford, Hunter and Travis Shingleton and a great grandson, Levi Crawford; many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Funeral services will be Friday at 11:00 am in the Malvern First Christian Church with Mr. Kenny Thomas officiating. Calling hours will be Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 pm in the Malvern First Christian Church. Following cremation, burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Malvern Christian Care Center.