Funeral services for Mr. Clifford Handy, 76, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service.
Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at Warner Funeral Home.
Burial will be at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Military services will be conducted by the American Legion Glen Pederson Post No. 1.
Mr. Handy passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at home.
Clifford Edwin Handy, the son of John and Alice Galbraith Handy, was born on Sept. 6, 1936, in Spencer. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area where he attended Spencer High School until he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1954
Clifford spent four years with the Air Force before joining the U.S. Navy. He spent 16 years with the Navy until his Honorable Discharge. After returning to Spencer, Clifford enjoyed working construction with his friend Jerry Stevenson, of Stevenson Construction. He enjoyed gambling, bowling, playing cards, going to coffee with friends, and traveling, but his greatest joy was spending time with family, especially his grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Darrell and Donald Handy; two sisters: Martha Hollenbeck and Margaret Small; one half-brother, Malcolm Handy; and one nephew, Butch Hollenbeck.
Left to cherish his memory are one daughter, Diana (Mike) Felmann of Discovery Bay, Calif.; two grandchildren: Michaela and Alyssa Felmann of Discovery Bay, Calif.; one brother, Junior (Estelle) Handy of Spencer; Gary Jones of Lake Park, Iowa, Greg Jones of Spencer; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.
Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.