Mr. Joe Wayne Standard, 82, of Enid, MS passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Mr. Standard was born on August 3, 1936 in Marks, MS to The Late Willie Mae Ship Standard and Leonard Lamar Standard. He retired from the Mississippi Department of Transportation after serving 40 years. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and was an avid hunter and fisherman. His greatest joy was his grandchildren whom he loved dearly.
Mr. Standard leaves behind his loving family which includes his wife of 61 years, Betty Mosier Standard of Enid, MS; two daughters, Lisa Standard Frazer (Edward) of Leland, MS and Tina Standard Oglesby (Tim) of Senatobia, MS; one son, Kelly Standard (Tammy) of Enid, MS; and six grandchildren, Lauren Oglesby, Jonathan Oglesby (Laken), Madison Oglesby, Nathan Frazer, Allie Standard, and Jessica Standard. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Patsy Murphree; and two brothers, Lamar Standard and Terry Standard.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 22, 2019, at 1pm in the chapel of Dickins Funeral Home with Bro. Derrick Simmons officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery near Enid. Visitation will be held in the funeral home on Monday from 11am until service time at 1pm.
Dickins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.