Visitation: A visitation, with family present, will be Monday, October 9, 2023 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Service: A Celebration of John’s Life and time of sharing will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday, October 9th at Anderson Funeral Home
Service: Burial of John and Lynda’s cremated remains will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 14th at Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, SD.
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John A. Standley, age 83, died Thursday, October 5, 2023 surrounded by his family at Sanford Canton-Inwood Hospital. A visitation, with family present, will be Monday, October 9, 2023 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton. A Celebration of John’s Life and time of sharing will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral Home. Burial of John and Lynda’s cremated remains will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 14th at Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, SD.
John was born on February 28, 1940 in Washington, Indiana to Russell and Maggie (Snider) Standley. He graduated from Washington High School in 1958. He married Lynda Daily, the love of his life, on February 16, 1963 in Washington, Indiana. The couple made their home in Washington, Indiana until moving to Canton, SD in 1976 when John helped start the McCord’s Canton plant. Barbara, Mark, Brad and Douglas were born to this union.
John proudly served his country in the Army National Guard for 27 years. He worked at McCords/Adams Thermal for 48 years before retiring due to health concerns. John and Lynda enjoyed bowling and were very active in the Canton Optimist Club. They enjoyed dressing up as Santa & Mrs. Claus and helped run the Easter egg hunt. They also helped with countless activities that include the Christmas parade, bingo nights, and carnivals.
John loved his family and treasured spending time with them. He especially enjoyed going to his grandchildren’s events. He was also a die-hard Cubs, Bears, and Indiana Hoosiers fan. Seeing the Cubs break the curse and win the World Series was a dream come true for him. John and Lynda did everything together.
John is survived by his children, Barbara (Dominic) Jones, daughter-in-law Edna Padilla(Jorge Munoz), Brad (Cristen) Standley, Douglas (Jessica) Standley; grandchildren, Derek Jones (Darci), Carrie Bowman (Andrew), Justin Jones (Danielle Schmidt), Austin Jones (Autumn Scheel), Michael Standley (Kelly), Kyle Standley (Brittany), Jacob Standley, Joey Ramirez, Dakota Standley (Jorge Juarez), Desiree Standley (Daniel Dye), Maddox Standley and Keaton Standley; 8 great-grandchildren, Dawson, Reese and Harper Jones; Emery and Theo Bowman; Jayden Ramirez; Ezra Juarez; Liam Standley; 2 great-grandchildren coming soon; brothers-in-law, Dan (Melodie) Daily and John (Peggy) Daily; sisters-in-law, Phyllis Daily, Bonnie (Mark) Jones, Mary Daily, and Christina Sipes; along with numerous extended relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Lynda; son, Mark Standley; granddaughter Delilah Luna Munoz; his parents; brother, William Standley; and sisters, Beaullah Stout, Betty Rae Standley, and Doris Jean Warren. www.andersonandsonsfh.com