Folda, Stanley (Stan), age 84, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2013 after an 8 year battle with a very rare G.I.S.T.Stomach Cancer. He was born near Smithfield, OH in Jefferson County in 1929 and graduated from Smithfield High School in 1947. Stan served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War until June of 1952. He enrolled at the University of Akron and graduated in 1956 with a B.S. Degree in Industrial Management. He lived and worked in Akron for several years prior to moving to Dayton in 1960 where he accepted a position with the Ohio Department of Taxation as a sales tax agent. He retired from the Tax Department in 1988. Stan was preceded in death by his first wife of 16 years, Jacqueline. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Anna Gertrude; daughters, Desera Rhule and husband Brad, of West Carrollton, Cheryl Thompson, of Kettering; step daughters, Karen Brisendine, of Wichita, KS, Terri Brisendine, of Centerville, Karla and Randy Popp, of Virginia Beach, VA; a brother, Charles Folda, of Rayland, OH. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren along with 7 great grandchildren. Stan enjoyed his retirement years working in his vegetable garden from which many relatives, neighbors and friends enjoyed receiving surplus tomatoes. His wood working hobby allowed him to make many wood toys, wood banks and yard birds that were given to family and friends over the years. He loved all of his immediate and extended family, liked to travel and was a long time active member of the American Czechoslovakian Club of Dayton. He was also a lifetime member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. The family will receive friends at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-BEAVERCREEK CHAPEL, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Road at Grange Hall Road on Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 10 a.m until 11 a.m. A service will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Final resting place will be in Dayton National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to either the Life Raft or The Czechoslovakian Club. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.