Send us your memories of Stan Gober

Stan Gober, decked out in his Buzzard Lope costume, takes the stage during the 27th Annual Mullet Festival Buzzard Lope Queen Contest at Stan's Idle Hour in Goodland on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. Allie Garza/Staff

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Stan Gober, decked out in his Buzzard Lope costume, takes the stage during the 27th Annual Mullet Festival Buzzard Lope Queen Contest at Stan's Idle Hour in Goodland on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. Allie Garza/Staff

Stan Gober, the owner of the iconic Stan’s Idle Hour restaurant in Goodland, passed away about 10:30 p.m. Monday at NCH Downtown Naples Hospital.

He had been suffering from throat cancer, but the cause of death was congestive heart failure, said his son Russ Gober.

Did you know Stan Gober or have special memories of him? Send us your tributes to mail@marcoeagle.com. Submissions will be accepted until Monday and may be published in Tuesday's edition of the Marco Eagle.

The celebration of Stan’s life will start at noon Sunday at Stan’s Idle Hour, 221 Goodland Drive W. Per his wishes, Stan’s casket will be on the stage at the restaurant. At 2:30 p.m., the casket will be moved to the Marco Island Cemetery, 489 W. Elkham Circle, for burial next to his wife, Faye.

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