Monte Ray Handle, 62, Hays, died Thursday, May 14, 2015, at his home.

He was born Aug. 31, 1952, in Wichita to Clyde and Helen (Shriver) Handle.

He was a carpenter, working in construction. He enjoyed watching his TV shows, hunting, fishing and playing with his grandchildren.

Survivors include a son, Michael Handle and wife, Debbie, Erin, Tenn.; three daughters, Tammy Sanders and husband, Jeff, Hays, Tonya Rutledge and husband, Doug, Erin, and Cathy Bridges and husband, Tim, Russell; his ex-wife, Janette Handle, Hays; and 18 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

No services are planned at this time; cremation has taken place.

Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.

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