Handy, Arvel Louie
Arvel Louie Handy, 74, of Belmont, NC, formerly of Radford, VA, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Daris Handy; and brother, James Carson Handy.
Arvel is survived by his sons, Jason Handy and wife Natalie, Nick Handy and wife Gracie, and Rick Handy and wife Andrea, all of Roanoke; grandchildren, Caitlin Hileman Handy and Marissa Handy; brothers, Hiram ‘Jeff’ Handy of Charlotte, NC, Roger Handy and wife Anna of Radford, Bobby Handy of Shawsville; sisters, JoAnn Linkous of Roanoke, Dinah Hall and husband Larry of Delaware, Wanda Handy of Delaware, Dodie Herndon of South Carolina, and Katie Handy also of Delaware; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Arvel served his country in the US Army. He was a master mechanic who specialized in heavy machinery.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, from 11 am to 1 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home, with the Funeral Service to begin at 1 p.m. in the Chapel. Interment with full military rites will follow in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin.