Dr. Leon C. Standifer Jr.

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    - Michael Standifer
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    - Anne Craven
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Dr. Leon C Standifer, Jr. passed away peacefully Tuesday nite, Nov 8, 2016, at the age of 91. He is preceded in death by his wife of more than 50 years, Marie Scott Standifer, who passed away in September of 2006. He is survived by his daughter Elizabeth Moore Standifer , son Walter Scott Standifer, daughter-in-law Rhetta Standifer, and grandson Michael Scott Standifer. Dr. Standifer was an author, lecturer, and Professor Emeritus of Horticulture at LSU. He was a veteran of WWII, and recipient of the Purple Heart and French Legion of Honor. He was also a father, husband and ""child of God"". He influenced and helped to shape the lives of many persons in his community, including many of his nieces and nephews. Memorial Service will be held at University United Methodist Church on Dalrymple Dr, LSU campus, on Wed Nov 30th at 11 am, reception at 12 pm. In lieu of flowers please send contributions to or Louisiana Public Broadcast.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 19 to Nov. 30, 2016
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