John B. Handley, 68, of 14407 River Rd., Hallton, died unexpectedly early Saturday morning, June 13, 2015 at his residence.
He was born June 9, 1947, son of the late John L. and Elmira L. (Moore) Handley.
He had resided in Hallton all of his life and was Protestant by faith.
John was a graduate of the Ridgway High School, Seton Hall in New Jersey and received his master's degree from Penn State.
He was the owner of the Hallton Hilton for over 40 years.
He is survived by one sister, Harriet M. (Guy) Ellis of Sigel, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Josephine L. Motter; one brother, Charles L. Handley; and by one nephew, Doug Handley.
Funeral and committal services for John. B Handley will be held at the Thompson Funeral Home, 136 Center St., Ridgway on Tuesday, June 16 at 8 p.m. Officiating will be Ronald L. Burkett, pastor of the Hallton Church.
Burial will be in Oakmont Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5 p.m. until the time of the service at 8 p.m.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the donor's choice.
Published in Ridgway Record from Jun. 14 to Jun. 15, 2015.