Clarence T. Handy, 89, of Salem Church Road, Patrick Springs, died Sunday, December 16, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville.
He was born on February 27, 1923 in Patrick County, and was a son of the late Claude S. Handy and Lillie Mabe Handy.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Harmon Handy; a son, Clarence Lonnie Handy; and brothers, Bernard, Clifford, Hudell, Howard and Harvey Handy.
He was of the Baptist faith and worked for Bassett Mirror in Bassett for over 40 years. He also farmed.
Surviving are his daughters, Bonnie Edmonds of Patrick Springs and Cathy Martin of Collinsville; one son, Daniel Handy of Patrick Springs; two sisters, Mildred Cannaday of Martinsville and Rachel Cannaday of South Carolina; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and nine step-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Norris Funeral Services Stuart Chapel with Sarah Doss officiating. Burial will be at the Handy family cemetery in Patrick Springs.
The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., at Norris Funeral Services and other times at the home of his daughter, Bonnie Edmonds.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Duke Cancer Institute, DUMC 3828, Durham, NC 27710.
Online condolences may be made at www.NorrisFuneral.com
Stuart Enterprise 19 Dec, 2012