James A. ‘Bud’ Stanton

James Arthur “Bud” Stanton of Akron, formerly of Lake Placid, passed away March 23, 2019 at the age of 57.

James was born Dec. 14, 1962 in Lake Placid, the son of Leland F. Stanton Sr. and Barbara J. (Watson) Stanton. Mr. Stanton passed away Sept. 10, 2015 and Mrs. Stanton passed away Dec. 7, 2011.

Jimmy was a graduate of Lake Placid High School, and in the 1970s, he worked for Northland Paving Co., in the 1980s and 1990s for Queior Paving Co., and from the 1990s until 2012, he ran his own business Northland Paving Co. in Lake Placid.

Jimmy moved to Akron to be near his daughter Colby her husband Christopher Jagielo and their children. He worked in Akron as grounds manager for Chris Basil Toyota.

James is survived by three children: Jesse Betzold and her husband Dean of California, Harlee Lara and her husband Samuel of California, and Colby Jagielo and her husband Christopher of Akron; nine siblings: Wesley Stanton and his wife Tammy of Lake Placid, Terry Darrah and her husband Cliff of Bloomingdale, Linda Hudson and her husband Wayne of Keene Valley, Deborah Stanton of Lake Placid, Leland “Lee” Stanton Jr. and his wife Patricia of Lake Placid, Tracy Colby and her husband James of Lake Placid, Joel Stanton of Lake Placid, William Stanton and his wife Mary of Lake Placid, and Rachel Stanton of Lake Placid; his grandchildren: Delaney Betzold, Lincoln Arthur and Theodore Lesley Jagielo, and Fariah, Bri, Sam Jr., Lara and Raelynn Jaymes; and several beloved nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 10 at the M. B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid with a prayer service to follow at 8 p.m. The Rev. John Yonkovig will officiate. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. 

The M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.

  Relatives and friends are invited to share a memory, upload a photo, or leave online condolences at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.