Celebration of Life Service
Combest Family Memorial Chapel
2210 Broadway
Lubbock, TX  79401
Friday, July 12, 2019
2:00 PM
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David "Big Dave" Rudolph Standke

of Lubbock, TX

June 24, 1948 - July 5, 2019

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David Rudolph “Big Dave” Standke, 71 of Lubbock, Texas passed away Friday, July 5. 2019. He was born June 24, 1948 to Richard Rudolph and Ira Jeraldine (Walker) Standke in Lubbock. David graduated from Lubbock High School and worked as an automobile body technician and painter for 51 years. He loved to hunt, cook and loved being with his family. He married Lisa Drake in 2012 in Lubbock.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Lisa; daughter Kristina Smith and her husband Lance of Littlefield; son, Patrick Dorsett of Lubbock; three stepsons, Jason, Jeremy, and Jared Robertson all of Lubbock; three sisters, Debbie Kaesbauer of Lubbock, Laura Beth Dunn of Lubbock, and Judy Johnson of Fairbanks, Minnesota; 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; and numerous dearly loved nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Ira Standke and two sisters, Karen Franklin and Jackie Carmack.

Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2019 at Combest Family Funeral Homes Memorial Chapel with Jeremy and Jason Robertson officiating.

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12 Condolence(s)
Susan Walker Tranchell
Payson, UT
Saturday, July 13, 2019

So many fun childhood memories. So glad we reconnected. Loved the video, especially the ones of your beloved Lisa.
Until we meet again, love you, Sue

Kevin B Carmack
Cave Junction, OR
Thursday, July 11, 2019

My words can only desribe you as amazing friend and Uncle. Alot of wisdom you taught me through the years. I just want you to know that big black hog is still on my bucket list. Miss you. Tell Cindy Hi i know she will be glad to see you.

Big Ron
Lubbock, TX
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

This man made my day more than once . From awesome paint job on my tangerine ‘59 and the best jerky you could eat . I feel bad for anyone that never met him , as he would have been a life long friend .
My Uncle Mack introduced us 30 + years ago ( they were great friends as well )
I would like to see a video of all the cars and trucks he fixed . Especially the big rigs . It would be days long I am sure .
Go in peace Brother .
Much Love

Steve Harvey
Lubbock, TX
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

David- My special friend ,how much you will be missed. Thanks for the cooking lessons and all the memories we have shared together over the past 25 years. There will always be a special place in my heart for you.

Love ya man-

Trina Terrebonnr
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Thoughts and prayers goes out to family and friends.

Jenetah and Andy Taylor
Fernley, NV
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

I have so many good memories of you and our families together when we were much younger and I'm so glad we connected again through Facebook. I looked up to as an older cousin and thought you were the best. You were funny and playful, even with a bratty, younger cousin. Sharing a memory, a story and pictures through FB let me "share" in your life again and I'm grateful. I got to see pictures of your beautiful wife and love, Lisa, and your kids and grandkids. You are loved. I'll get to see you again in heaven. Until we meet again... Love you!

Marcus and Karina Gensicke
La Puente, CA
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

You always had a great sense of humor and made some awesome BBQ. My brothers and I all thought we were tall until we stood next to you. Karina and I were so happy to visit you a couple of weeks ago. May you rest in peace now.

Christal Harvey
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Standke, you will be so very missed by me and my family. You were such a good man with many talents. Im glad to have known you. I will surely miss all the cookouts and great food! God took a great chef and made him an Angel....

Kristina Smith
Littlefield, TX
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

My Daddy was the absolute best man I’ve ever known and the sun hasn’t shone quite the same since he left. He taught me so much in life and I am eternally grateful that God blessed me with him. One day, I’ll see him again. Til then, I’ll be watching for the sun to shine like it used to. I love you, Daddy.

Marilyn Dorsett Hampton
Slaton, TX
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

I have known Dave since I was a teenager. His daughter Kristina is my niece. Dave had an infectious personality and was such a joy to be around. He will be greatly missed. My prayers are with the family.

Lloyd Woods
Wolfforth, TX
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

STANDKE was a very good friend to me ,I had a lifetime of respect and admiration for Dave I valued his opinion on many aspects and thought of him like a second father, I enjoyed very much hanging out drinking as many beers as we could .listening to his stories/ life experiences shooting guns and laughing. I'm truly gonna miss you Dave STANDKE and I'm honored and proud to have had the opportunity and pleasure to have you as a friend/ brother until we cross paths again my friend . Much love and respect to his beautiful wife Lisa Standke.

Debbie and Karl Kaesbauer
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

You are the best brother and friend a girl could ask for. I love you and will miss you. See ya in heaven!

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