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James A. Standley, 74, of Lincoln, died
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at 8:42 a.m. in the emergency room at
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home Funeral Home in Lincoln. His
funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the funeral home,
with Ron Otto officiating.
Burial will be in Union Cemetery. Military rites
will be conducted by Lincoln Legion Post 263.
Standley retired after 38 years with General
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was born Oct. 22, 1934, in Jacksonville to
Russell and Irene Rudisill Standley. He married
Barbara Bunner on July 15, 1960, in Lincoln. She
preceded him in death on March 13, 1997.
He is survived by two sons, Steven Standley of
Peoria and Kevin (and Lisa) Standley of Petersburg;
one daughter, Dawn (and Dave) DeFrates, of
Springfield; one brother, Edward (and Betty)
Standley of Bridgeport; seven grandchildren, Sarah,
Jennifer, Joshua, Dalton, Luke, Allison and Phillip;
and four great-grandchildren.
One sister, Melba Standley Day, preceded him in
He was a member of IBEW Local 51 and the Civil Air
Jim loved fishing, especially with his
grandchildren, and treasured the memories of his
trips to Canada with his buddies.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's
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