William Duane Standley
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William Duane Standley, age 79 of Murfreesboro, TN, formerly of Shelbyville, IL, died February 17, 2013.
Mr. Standley was the son of the late Mervin Keith and Anna Lee McCoy Standley. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Carol Seymour Standley; son, Richard Standley; and brothers, Clyde Standley, Bobby Standley, J.B. Standley and Janice (Speed) Standley.
Mr. Standley is survived by his daughters, Carla Riley and her husband Todd of Murfreesboro, and Marty Vickers of CO; son, Carl Standley and his wife Veronica of Boca Raton, FL; and grandchildren, Ashley, Seth, Brittany, Ethan, Erica, Ryan, Kayla, Sara, Danny, Jesse, Megan, Jennifer and Gina.
Mr. Standley joined the Air Force in September, 1951. He married the late Carol Standley on November 28, 1955. He retired from the US Air Force as a Master Sgt. after 20 years of service in 1972. He enjoyed watching football and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was also known for "Standley Appliance" in Shelbyville, that he owned and operated with his brother, Speed.
Visitation will be 1 until 2:45 p.m. Saturday, February 23, 2013 at McCracken-Dean Funeral Home in Pana, IL. A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at Rosamond Grove Cemetery in Rosamond, IL.
Memorials may be made to the
in memory of Mr. Standley.
Online condolences can be made at www.woodfinchapel.com.
Woodfin Funeral Chapels, (615) 893-5151 or McCracken-Dean Funeral Home, (217) 562-2116.
Woodfin Funeral Chapel
1488 LASCASSAS PIKE
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Published in The Daily News Journal on Feb. 21, 2013