Naval Seabee to be laid to rest Tuesday

Trevor Jovanne Stanley died non-combat related incident in Africa


A 22-year-old U.S. Naval Seabee who died in a non-combat related incident in Africa will be laid to rest Tuesday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with full military honors.

Trevor Jovanne Stanley was born in California and graduated high school in Virginia where shortly after he joined the United States Navy.

Stanley's mother currently lives in San Antonio and a visitation was held for him Monday night in Universal City.

The Navy has not released a cause of death. According to a Department of Defense press release, Stanley was found in the equipment yard on Camp Lemonnier on Saturday morning by his shipmates with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, said Lt. Cmdr. Dave Benham, spokesman for Navy Region Europe Africa Southwest Asia.

Stanley, who enlisted in April 2009, reported to NMCB 3 in November, according to Navy Personnel Command records. 

Stanley had earned the National Defense Service Medal and the Pistol Marksmanship Medal.

His burial is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.