James K. Standish

December 31, 1936 – December 17, 2021

James K. “Jim” Standish, 84, of Bedford, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born December 31, 1936, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Orville Standish and Doris (Nicholson) Standish. He married Sue Flinn on March 9, 1957, and she survives.

Jim was a graduate of Shawswick High School and Purdue University. He was a member of Pinhook Church of Christ where he had served as an Elder. He was the founder of Standish Steel, Inc. and was an engineer. Jim enjoyed farming and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife, Sue; three daughters, Terra (Jimmy) Shaff, Debbie (Bobby) Brown, and Laura (Mike) Waggoner; six grandchildren, Mandy Shaff, Jared Shaff, Kayla (Craig) Matern, Ryan Brown, Lacy (Zach) Bailiff, Laken (Jacek) Zapendowski,; three great-grandchildren, Bria Matern, Lola Bailiff, and Zoey Bailiff; one brother, Gene (Martha) Standish; and six nieces.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at the Pinhook Church of Christ with Bro. Paul Guthrie officiating. Burial will follow in the Pinhook Cemetery. Visitation will also be Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Pinhook Church of Christ.

Services for James K. “Jim” Standish have been entrusted to the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George
Family Funeral Homes.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.FergusonLee.com.