Roy Thomas Handley
Roy Thomas Handley
  • April 24, 1975 - August 6, 2017
  • Kaufman, Texas

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Roy Thomas Handley, 42, of Kaufman, Texas died on Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Roy was born on April 24, 1975, to Thomas and Judy Handley. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish, boat, hunt, mud, and garden. Most importantly, Roy loved his family, and would do anything for them. On any given day, you could find him with a grandchild or two at his side.

He is survived by his wife, Tammy Handley and their children; Wesley and Teri Kannady, Courtney Kannady and Chris Savell, Travis and Ronee Handley, Jason and Chloee Handley, Haley Handley, and Mallory Handley.

Roy is also survived by six grandchildren; Kaden, Shane and Shawn, Trent, Shayden, and Riley and his sister Casey Clawson and daughter Raven.

He is preceded in death by grandson, Thomas Roy also known as Lil Roy, grandparents; James and Mary Handley, and Rose Thompson. Also, several aunts and uncles including; Gwen Long, James Handley Jr., Sharon Handley, and Suzie Cole.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 pm on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Roselawn Funeral Home.

Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, August, 12, at Victory Church in Scurry, Texas. Ray Vallance and Gordon Hudson will officiate. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Seagoville, Texas where he will be laid to rest in the Garden of Grace.

Pallbearers will include Wesley Kannady, Travis Handley, Jason Handley, Buzz Handley, Robert Cole, David Cole, James Zataratous, and Forrest Jerry Burt.

Contributions can be made in memory of Roy to the Roy Handley Memorial Fund @