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Thomas Ed HandyOctober 28, 1925 ~ March 13, 2017 (age 91)
Mr. Thomas Ed Handy was born October 28, 1925 in Green County, KY to the late Herbert Lewis Handy and Sally Edna Hayes Handy. He departed this life Monday, March 13, 2017 at Green Hill Nursing and Rehab in Greensburg, having attained the age of ninety-one years, four months and fifteen days.
Ed had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a lifelong member and trustee of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. He was a United States Army Veteran, serving during World War II. He was a member of the James L. Pruitt Post 5813 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Greensburg, KY. He was a dedicated husband and father. He was a Kentucky Farm Bureau Director. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother: Homer Handy and one sister: Virginia Tutt.
He is survived by his wife Margaret , one son and daughter-in-law: Larry and Ada Mae Handy, two daughters and sons-in-law: Pam and Danny Burriss and Tammy and Keith Clements, all of Greensburg, four brothers and sisters-in-law: Bill and May Handy, Rex and Pat Handy of Greensburg, Harold and Marlene Handy and Benny and Reba Handy of Louisville, and two sisters and one brother-in-law: Opal Tutt of Campbellsville, Wilma and Bobby Landis of Greensburg, six grandchildren: Brian and Christy Burriss, Cathy and Alan Froggett, Laura Handy and Adrian Starks, Stacy Matney, Rachel and Austin Osborne and Keeton Clements, eleven great grandchildren: Slade Burriss, Adriauna Handy, Layke Burriss, D’Ante Starks, Mason Froggett, Allie Burriss, Laurian Starks, Dane Burriss, Raelyn Matney, Miles Osborne, Daylee Burriss, one great-great grandchild: Easton Surratt, plus a host of other relatives and friends.
Place and Time of Service: Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, 11 a.m. Thursday, March 16, 2017
Visitation: 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home in Greensburg
And from 8 a.m. until the funeral hour Thursday at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church.
Ministers: Bro. Keith Clements and Bro. Jason Shirrell
Interment In: Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Green County with Full Military Honors
Pallbearers: Brian Burriss, Alan Froggett, Mason Froggett, Keeton Clements, Slade Burriss, Layke Burriss, Adriauna Handy, Austin Osborne, Dane Burriss
Honorary Pallbearers: Green Hill Nursing and Rehab Employees, JoAnn Ingram, Mike Ingram, Robert and Louise Larimore, Hubert and Phyllis Wright, Jimmy and Ona Sidebottom, James and Margie Harmon, Charles Noe, Joe and Vicki Davis, Jeff and Tammy Davis, James L. Pruitt VFW Post 5813 Members
The family has requested that expressions of sympathy be donations to Hosparus of Green River, Green County Library or Gideons International. These can be made at the funeral home or church.