Jimmie Lee Handlin, at 69, of Fontanet, Indiana, died at 10:18 a.m. December 18, 2005, at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.
He was born April 10, 1936, in Vigo County, Indiana as the son of John T. "Jack" and Janet Rankin Handlin. He was a 1954 graduate of Fontanet High School and attended Indiana State University. He married Tyra Joan Atkinson April 9, 1988. He worked as a car salesman, owned his own concession business and drove a Vigo County school bus for 13 years. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge and the Marine Corps League. He enjoyed his collections, sports and spending winters in Texas and Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife; two sons, Jimmie Handlin Jr. and his wife, Mandy, of Paris, Illinois and Jay Handlin and his wife, Terry, of Houston, Texas; a stepdaughter, Angela Lohrman, and husband, James, of Brazil; grandchildren, Jared, Mikaela and Kasey Handlin; stepgrandchildren, Kendra Siddens, Alexandra Atkinson, Nicholas Coltharp, Kathryn Coltharp, Jessica Lohrman, and Larissa Lohrman; several aunts, uncles, cousins and lots of good friends.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Bill Herb officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery.
Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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