Raymond Handley, 90, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal.
He was born Oct. 13, 1923 to August and Florence (Casey) Handley in Woodward, Okla.
He married Frances Flack on Nov. 25, 1977 in Clayton, N.M. She survives.
He attended Woodward High School and was a class of 1941 graduate.
He was a clerk and heavy equipment operator for Panhandle Eastern Pipeline years before retiring in 1985.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and writing poetry.
He was a member of American Legion, VFW and a long-time member of the Central Christian Church of Liberal where he served as an Elder and a Deacon.
Survivors also include son, Russell Handley, Amarillo, Texas; three step-daughters: Catherine Rogers and husband, Sandy, Evanston, Wy., Claudette Beck and husband, Neal, Liberal, and Connie Bogle and husband, Carl, Latham; sister, Florence DeWalt, Fort Worth, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by son, Ronald Handey; four brothers; and one sister.
• Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Central Christian Church in Liberal with Pastor Chuck Scroggs presiding.
Friends may call from 12 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, at Miller Mortuary.
Memorials are suggested to Cal Farley's Boys Ranch or the NRA in care of Miller Mortuary.
Condolences may be sent to the family through Ray's tribute webpage at www.millermortuary.net.