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James Robert Standing

Born:            Tuesday, 18th of August 1931
Died:            Monday, 8th of January 2018
Interred:       Thursday, 11th of January 2018


   James Standing age 86, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Monday, January 08, 2018 at Villages of St. Peters in St. Peters, Missouri. He was born August 18, 1931 in Pevely, Missouri, the son of the late Pauline Birgie (nee Shorts) and Joseph Francis Standing.
   He is survived by his wife Patricia (nee O'Neill) Standing; daughters Renee (Rod) Shackelford of Waterloo, Illinois, Diane (Wes) Vines of St. Charles, Missouri, Theresa Standing of St. Charles, and Mary (Jim) Farmer of Wentzville, Missouri; sons Patrick Standing of Phoenix, Arizona, and Robert (Julie) Standing of Lake Charles, Louisiana; grandchildren Nathan Moffitt, Natalie Ault, Travis Ault, Shannon Vines, Ryan Vines, Shelby Vines, Lydia (Cody) Melton, Trent (Anne) Farmer, Gray Standing, Genesis Standing, David Bock, and Melissa Bock; and great-grandchildren Kambri, Chase, Scarlet, Danica, Simmon, Wyatt, and Frankie.
   In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a daughter Pam Bock; and a brother Bill (Janice survives of California) Standing.
   He was a U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman during the Korean War, worked as a dock hand for Yellow Freight in St. Louis, Missouri from 1963 to 1993, was a member of Our Lady Church in Festus, served as a volunteer for the St. Vincent de Paul Society, and was known as a very generous man.
   Visitation 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. Funeral Mass 10:00 A.M. Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Our Lady Church in Festus, officiated by Fr. Jeffrey Maassen, Pastor. Interment in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Pevely. Memorials in his memory are preferred to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Parkinson Association or the Holy Spirit Adoration Sisters "Pink Sisters".

Pevely, Missouri
St. Peters, Missouri
Zion Lutheran Cemetery