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William Standifer

William Standifer
May 21
09:49 2018

William Standifer, age 89 of Breckenridge, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 25, at Gunsight Baptist Church with Rev. Rex Boggs officiating. A private interment will follow under the direction of Morehart Mortuary.

William Elbert Standifer was born August 2, 1928, in True, Texas, to parents, George Elbert Standifer and Brookie Mae Lowder Standifer. He joined the United States Army in 1950 and was a cook before he was discharged in 1964. On October 26, 1991, he married Kay Southerland in Breckenridge. Before William retired he worked for Triple S as a manager of the paint department. He was a member of Gunsight Baptist Church. He was an artist, a writer of short stories and cook. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Brookie Standifer; one son, Tony Standifer; two sisters, Bonnie Bussey and Tommie Woods; one brother, Guy Standifer; and one brother-in-law, Bo Bussey.

Mr. Standifer is survived by his wife, Kay Standifer of Breckenridge; three step-children, Gary Southerland and wife Laura of Breckenridge, Carol Kuhn of Abilene and Ann George of Breckenridge; one brother, Troy Standifer and wife Sonja of Dallas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Our Town or to Meals on Wheels and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at


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