Standburry, Herbert Herbert Standburry, 83 transitioned peacefully on January 5, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on November 14, 1933 in Norwalk, Connecticut to Elizabeth Freeman Nichols. Mr. Standburry was married to Virginia Standburry of Stamford, CT. He was employed with Devine Bros. Inc. for over 35 years until retirement. In addition to his devoted wife Virginia Standburry, his memory will be cherished by three daughters; Elizabeth Standburry, Terraine Blake and Valerie Beatty (Cephus), two sons; Herbert W. Standburry (Robin) and Darryl Colson, nine grandchildren, two sisters; Elizabeth Whalley and Florence Johnson, one brother; Alvin Nichols (Cynthia) and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Herbert was also predeceased by his son Christopher Standburry. In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. followed by a service of celebration at 12:00 p.m. at Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 29 Grove St. Stamford, CT. with Rev. Dr. Tommie Jackson officiating. Interment will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien. Services entrusted to Downer Funeral Home.
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