Lindsay Danelle Stanford

lindsay stanford
It is with great sadness to announce the unexpected passing of Lindsay Danelle Stanford, 35, of Fairview, who passed away December 24, 2018. Lindsay was born September 4, 1983 in Myrtle Beach, SC. She has lived in Asheville since 2005. She worked for Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., and was a member of Covenant Community Church. Surviving are her husband, Adam H. Stanford; parents, Daniel and Meegan James Hoffer; son, Austin William Stanford; daughter, Emily Hunter Stanford; sister, Amanda Swindell (Rob); and brother, Brian Hoffer. Lindsay was a loving and devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her. For family, friends, and others whose lives Lindsay touched, memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 29 at Covenant Community Church, with Pastor Rich Tuttle officiating. The family will receive friends prior to service beginning at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mission NICU, by mail to Mission Philanthropy, Attn: Childrens Services NICU, PO Box 5363, Asheville, NC 28813, or at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is assisting the family.

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  1. Carol and family, I am so very sorry to hear of the tragic and sudden loss of your beloved Lindsay. Beautiful in every way. I am in prayer for you and you extended family.

  2. Lindsay, you will be missed….you are loved by so many. I feel so glad to have had you in my life. Radford was so fun with you and I will never forget our fun time at the river house! It was so wonderful to catch up with you over the past few years since our time at Radford and just recently talking about how fun it would be if we lived closer and could be on maternity leave with our baby girls. I know God will be keeping Adam, Austin and Emily in his hands. Love you. ZLAM forever.

  3. Lindsay, I am so glad I had the privilege knowing you, and getting the chance to share many laughs. You are someone who will never be forgotten. Love you bunches.

  4. I got to talk with Lindsey before my surgery not knowing it would be my last I will always remember it Lindsey and Adam are special to me anytime I went by showroom always got my hug from her she will be missed with all my love jack

  5. Lindsay could brighten even the darkest days with her sunny demeanor. She would light up any room she entered with her presence. We were all fortunate to have had her in our lives.
    My deepest sympathies for her entire family.

  6. Lindsay, you were my greatest mentor, teammate and friend I could have ever dreamed for. I love you more than I can express

  7. I am so sorry to hear of this sudden and tragic news. Lindsay, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ZLAM forever.

  8. Lindsay your smile brightened everyone else’s. The news broke my heart. You were such an amazing sister. I’ll always cherish the memories I have of you. I’ll be praying for your husband and babies. ZLAM

  9. Lindsay will be truly missed. She was a true professional in her business and always did it with a smile and charm.

  10. Was so very sorry to hear of our fallen sister. Lindsay had the warmest heart and sweetest smile. Sending aloha & prayers for comfort at this sad time.

  11. Lindsay, you will be missed by so many. I hope you knew how much you were loved. Your legacy will live on in Austin and Emily. We will keep Adam and your family in our prayers. I love you!!

  12. Carol, my heart breaks for you and your son Adam. Words cannot say how much you have meant to me over the years. Our children never get to old for us to bare their pain. I want you to know that I will keep and the family in my prayers.

  13. Prayers abound, Adam. The Allen family sends our hearts to you, Austin, and Emily. Please know you have dozens upon dozens of people that want to offer support in any way we can.

  14. It saddens me to hear of Lindsay’s passing and brings back so many memories of good times we shared together. I was blessed to have had Lindsay’s smile in my life in college. I pray for comfort and strength for her family and may God be with y’all as he welcomes her into his kingdom.

  15. I loved & admired Lindsay on so many levels, she was so determined & dedicated to what she loved, mainly her family. I will struggle to not have that beautiful smile that could light up the world everyday. Lindsay was there for me through so many things with the best advice and kind words, she always wanted her friends to be as happy as she was. My heart and prayers are with you Adam.

  16. Lindsay was a life long friend, and I shall always treasure our childhood memories. My condolences to the family, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  17. We are heartbroken to hear this news. Your entire family is in our hearts and we’re here for you. Love, Ellie, Robert & Remy Schwarz

  18. To Adam and your family, I was so saddened to hear of the loss of Lindsay. May God grant you peace and understanding during this terribly difficult time. My family will be praying for you.

  19. Adam —

    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my deepest condolences. Keep your family close; they’re the best thing for you at this difficult and trying time.

    Best regards,

  20. I am so very sorry to hear of Lindsay’s tragic passing….Carol, deepest sympathy to you and your family…….you are in my thoughts and prayers…….

  21. Adam,

    Wes and I are very sad to hear of your loss. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest condolences go out to you.

  22. Adam, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We cannot imagine your sense of loss and grief. We pray God’s great comfort and peace for you.

  23. Lindsay touched so many lives in her short time on this earth. I feel so lucky to have known her and to call her a friend! Just heartbroken for Adam, Austin and Emily and the extended Stanford and Hoffer families. Sending love and strength to you all!

  24. Adam,
    We are in disbelief. Bruce and I have you and your family in our thoughts and prayers during this time of sadness and grief.

    Susan and Bruce

  25. Lindsay was such a kind person and knowing her was a blessing! She had a special light about her that shined bright.
    Lindsay, I’ll deeply miss seeing your smiling face. Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  26. Our community has lost a beautiful soul. While I had the privilege of working closely with her, Lindsay was a friend first and foremost. We will keep Adam, Austin, Emily and her family in our thoughts and prayers.

  27. I send my deepest condolences to the family.. Lindsay was a sweet spirit and I will miss her smiling face as she dropped Austin off at school. May God give you comfort during this difficult time.

  28. We are so sorry to hear of this sudden tragedy. Adam, you and your sweet children will continue to be in our prayers.
    Chuck and Lisa Sprinkle
    Sprinkle Construction

  29. Adam, our deepest condolences to you and your family. We cannot imagine the heartache of your loss, we can only lift you and your family up to God in prayer and pray for peace and comfort as you face the days ahead.
    Bill and Pat Grogan

  30. I am so sorry for your loss. Lindsay was a wonderful person and true friend. I am so glad I had the chance to know her. My prayers are with you all.

  31. I am so heartbroken to learn of Lindsay’s passing. I lived with her in Asheville and she was the best roommate I could have asked for. She is loved and going to be missed by so many. Adam- you, your precious children, and the rest of your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  32. Adam, we had the pleasure of meeting Lindsay as Ferguson clients (building a home with Brian Hutzler) and immediately loved her. We realized how very special she was and looked forward to having her be a part of our new Asheville family. Though small comfort now, please know that you and your children are in our thoughts and prayers and will continue to be in the days ahead. We hope to meet you, Austin and Emily when we relocate to Asheville in a few months and we want to offer our assistance in any way we can.

  33. My dear, sweet Lindsay’?the quintessential Southern Belle, a perfect blend of beauty, charm, gentleness and humor! Thank you for being so very special’?a truly lovely lady and a dear friend who will be missed immeasurably

  34. I am so sorry for your loss. Lindsay was a very kind and sweet person. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  35. Adam,
    Your wife was an exceptional person. I miss her so much and so thankful to have known her. You have my most sincere sympathy for her passing. Know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers and I will never forget her.

  36. I will miss Lindsay and her sweet soul. Nothing but love for her family and precious babies. This is a painful loss and my heart aches for those close to her. I send my deepest condolences.

  37. My heart aches for Adam, Austin, Emily and Lindsey’s family. This is truly devastating news, I’m sending my deepest condolences. I I will miss seeing her bright beautiful smile at drop off every morning at the JCC.

  38. Adam, you are an old friend. I was devastated to hear this news. You’re family are in our prayers. Please let me know if there is anything I can do.

  39. Adam, we are so sorry to hear of Lindsay’s sudden passing. Her kindness and beautiful smile will be deeply missed. You, the sweet babies and her family will be in our prayers.

  40. Lindsay worked with me on many of the projects for which I did interior design in Asheville. I would always tell her she was my most favorite rep and that I wish she could be my rep for every product category of everything because I loved working with her! She was always so friendly and helpful- just a joy to talk to, no matter what the situation. Her happy, calm demeanor saved the day many times. She will be truly missed by so many people. I feel blessed to have crossed paths with her and my heart aches for her friends and family. Sending many prayers for comfort and guidance through such an unexpected tragedy.

  41. Please accept my sincere condolences. May the peace of God comfort you and your family at these grieving times. Phil 4:5,6

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