Stanley Willie McIntyre was born July 11, 1952 in Port St. Joe to the late Willie and Alice McIntyre, the youngest sibling of four children.

He graduated from Miami Northwestern High School, and attended Southern Unievrsity in Baton Rouge, La., where he pursued his football career. Later in his life, he became a Champion for Sobriety, where he counseled and motivated numerous individuals battling addiction.

On Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, Stanley departed his old residence, 242 Sixth Street, Apalachicola, to go to his new residence in Heaven with God. Upon his arrival, he was welcomed into Heaven by his parents, Willie and Alice McIntyre, and his older brother, Johnnie Blakes.

He leaves to cherish his memories: three sons, Stanley McIntye, Jr., of Camden, Conn.; Tedrick McIntyre, of Shreveport, La., and Chandler Poole, of Fort Lauderdale; one brother Freddie McIntyre (Cecilia) of Apalachicola; one sister, Janie Garvin, of Miami; one uncle, Matthew McIntyre, of Chicago, Ill.; and one aunt, Rosalee McIntyre, of Thomasville, Ga. He also leaves his grandchildren, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.