Shelly Handly, 80, of Monticello, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

He was a retired mechanic at Burlington Industries, a United States Army Veteran of the Berlin Crisis and a Christian.

Mr. Handly was born on September 10, 1936 in Monticello and was the son of the late Matt J. and Myrtle Kulbeth Handly.

Survivors include his wife, Billie Hampton Handly of Monticello; two daughters, Jamie Handly and Stacy Spears and husband William all of Monticello; four grandchildren, Jordan Branch, Tristan Foreman, Joy Gamewell and Catie Beth Wilkerson; one great-granddaughter, Lily Gamewell; one sister, Sue Handly Johnson and husband Levin of Monticello; two nephews, Craig Johnson and Jeff Johnson; and several great nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on March 9 at 3 p.m. at the Springfield-Handly Cemetery in the Plantersville community. Visitation will be Wedneday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.