ST. PAUL — Clayton Eugene Standley, 77, of St. Paul died at 6:55 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at his home.
He was born June 22, 1933, in Centerton, Ark., to William O. and Grace E. (Sly) Standley. He was a 1952 graduate of Erie High School.
He served in the United States Navy.
From 1973 through 2010, he worked for O’Brien Rock Co. as diesel mechanic. He also served as chief of the volunteer fire departments in Erie and St. Paul and had worked several years for the Erie Ambulance Service.
In 1965 he married Sandra McDonald. They later divorced.
Survivors include three sons, Randy Brown, Kevin Standley, both of Erie, and Kelly Standley of Aurora, Colo.; two daughters, Rhonda Brown of Parsons and Kimberly Moore of St. Paul; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and one brother.
The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in St. Paul. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery near St. Paul. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the church.
Memorials are suggested to the Clayton Standley Memorial Fund. These may be left at or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.