Mount Vernon News
  • Ralph Standley Jr.

  • October 16, 2010

SUNBURY — Ralph William Standley Jr. went to rest Oct. 14, 2010, at home surrounded by his family.

He was born Aug. 8, 1917, in Franklin County to the late Ralph and Marguerite (Vault) Standley.

Ralph married the love of his life Thelma (Fisher) Standley on Sept. 3, 1937. They were blessed with four children, Ralph III (Marcia, deceased) of Marion; Doug; deceased (Ann) of Dublin; Larry (Barb) of Cardington; and Carol (Gary) House of Marengo. Ralph was very proud of his 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by in-laws, Elmer and Annetta Fisher; siblings Vera Jones, Helen Keck-Shoemaker, Winona Standley, Clarence Standley.

Friends may call Sunday from 2-6 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Marengo United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sue Antolik officiating. Burial will follow in Marengo Cemetery.

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