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Walter W. Standley

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Walter W. Standley, age 77, of Lovelady passed away Friday, October 26, 2018 at his residence. Walter was born August 1, 1941 in the Holly Community to parents, Floy Standley and Anna Goodwin Standley. He served as a Military Police in the United States Army during Korean Conflict Era. Walter was a former member of the Crockett Volunteer Fire Department served as Chief for several years. He was retired from law enforcement serving as an investigator and was a member of the Central Baptist Church.

Walter is survived by wife, Carroll Standley of Lovelady; sons, John Standley of Crockett, Lee Standley of Waller, Stephen Durr and wife, Kelley of Nacogdoches; grandchildren, Heather Standley, Hayden Standley, Jessica Anderson, Adam Standley, Wyatt Durr; special grandchildren, Damien , Mariah and Cameron Sonnier; great-grandchildren, Malachi, Kennedy, Charleigh, Tucker, Will; future great-grandchild, Liam; sisters, Jeannie Davenport of Lovelady, Wanda Kleppel and husband, Rick of Houston, Beverly Koon and husband, Tony of Slidell, LA; sister-in-law, June Standley of Kemah; father-in-law, Roy C. Stokes of Crockett; brother-in-law, Doug Stokes and wife, Pam of Ennis; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by son, Carl Wayne Standley; parents, Anna and Floy Standley; sisters, Dorothy Jones, Annette Gibson; brothers, William Standley, Buddy Standley, Earnest Ray Standley, Michael Standley; brothers-in-law, Eddie Davenport, Daryl Jones, Gene Gibson.

Funeral services for Walter W. Standley will be held at 10:00 a.m Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. John Goss officiating. Interment will follow in the Zion Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends for visitation Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


  1. Our condolences for the family. We are very saddened to hear about Walter’s passing. He was a Wonderful Man and he will be truly missed. Prayers for the family. May God help ease your pain during your time of loss.

  2. Rest In Peace Walter heaven received a good man praying for his family

  3. My thoughts go out to the Stanley family who I’ve shared so many wonderful memories with. I pray for comfort and peace at this painful time.

  4. A true icon of the community. A great man, and elder, he will always be remembered as an honest, gentle person from my childhood, He always had a hug and a smile for us. So terribly sorry for your loss. Love you guys.

  5. Sorry for your loss. He was a really good person. Rest In Peace Walter.

  6. My heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to you Carol and your family. May the soul of your beloved Walter be at peace with our Heavenly Father.

  7. Carol,
    I’m so sort for your loss. Sending love and prayers to you and the family.

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