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David Curtis Handy, 83

MAY 6 — David Curtis Handy, 83, of Farmville, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014. He was born on September 29, 1930 in Virginia to the late Clinton and Blanch Jerrell Handy.

He served honorably in the Korean War and worked as a truck driver until his retirement. He was a proud member of the Amelia VFW.

Mr. Handy is survived by his wife, Gracie; sisters, Josephine Alston, Joan Hastings (Frank), Jean Lewis and Rita Crawley (Earl); and a brother, Dickie Handy. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Raymond, Aubrey, Bobby, Talton, Douglas and Wallace Handy.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, May 6 in the Amelia Veterans Cemetery.

Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, served the family. www.shorterfuneralhome.com