Stan Acree was born in Maud, Oklahoma, and was one of seven children. He graduated from high school in Maud where he participated in football. Stan went on to attend OSU and earned his DVM in 1963. His areas of special emphasis are surgery and radiology.
Stan and his wife of 40 years, Karel, have 3 sons and 4 grandchildren. His hobbies in addition to his family and active church life are woodworking and geneaology.