Stan Cyrus

Stanley Ray "Stan" Cyrus, 56, of Hixson, passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, and went home to be with his Heavenly Father. Stan was born in West Virginia. The family then moved to Michigan where he spent his school years and attended Eastern Michigan University. He was well known in the local area for his 37 year career in the auto body shop industry. This included 22 years as body shop manager at Capital Toyota and eight years as the owner of Vinson.s Village Body Shop, LLC. He was the son of Janet Cyrus and the late Alton Cyrus of Ypsilanti, Mich. He was also preceded in death by his father-in-law, Clyde Ted Smith; and his brother-in-law, Teddy Smith. Stan is survived by his loving wife of over 23 years, Anna Pat Cyrus; daughter and son-in-law, Amber and Greg Barker, of Hixson; three grandchildren; mother, Janet Cyrus; brothers, David Cyrus, of Melbourne, Australia; James (Lisa) Cyrus, of Brighton, Mich.; Timothy (Amy) Cyrus, of Grand Rapids, Mich.; sister, Jeannie (Michael) Armstrong, of Tecumseh, Mich.; mother-in-law, Jackie Loyacono; sister-in law, Chloe Thames, both of Vicksburg, Miss.; brother-in-law, Paul (Kati) Loyacono of Jackson, Miss; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace followed by a service at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Randy Chesnutt officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen. Visit to share condolences. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

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