Handy, Willie Jed

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Willie Jed Handy, age 44, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2021, at his home in Narrows, VA. Born March 13, 1976, in Summers County, WV, he was the son of Leonard S. Handy, Jr. of Lindside, WV, and the late Sharon Hope Shultz.

Willie was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting, and camping. He was a beloved father, fiancé, son, brother, uncle, and nephew who will be missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his father, survivors include his fiancé, Rachel Knight; daughter, Britney Epling of Narrows, VA; three brothers, Leonard S. “Dunnie” Handy III and wife Kandi of Bozoo, WV, Eric Kirt Handy, and Austin Keith Handy and wife Kristy, all of Peterstown, WV; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In keeping with Willie’s wishes, he will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 1:00PM on Friday, February 12, 2021, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel in Peterstown, WV.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the funeral home to help offset funeral expenses. A link will be provided on Willie’s obituary page at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com.

Due to the regulations associated with COVID-19 and the WV Governor’s mandate, those attending the memorial service shall wear a mask and practice social distancing. Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.