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Garnel Handshoe, Jr.

September 1, 1956 ~ February 4, 2021 (age 64)


Garnel Handshoe, Jr., age 64, of Garrett, died Thursday, February 4, 2021. He was born in Garrett, Indiana on September 1, 1956 to Garnel “Tom” Handshoe and Patricia Lou (Trowbridge) Engle. He married Shirley Kay Scott in August of 2016. Jr. was a drag racing fan. He loved going bowling and playing softball, shuffleboard, darts and euchre. 

Survivors include:
Wife, Shirley Handshoe.
Daughter, Carrie and Aron Mantle of Howe.
Son, James and Jenny Handshoe of Fishers.
Son, Jeremy Handshoe of Howe. 
Daughter, Jenafer Liebing of Kendallville.
Son, Gabriel Handshoe of Rincon, Georgia.
Five grandchildren and their spouses: Benjamin and Lawanda Handshoe of Angola; Elizabeth and Doug McMillen of Ashley; Zachary and Paige Mantle of Angola; Clara Handshoe and Carter Handshoe both of Fishers. 
Half-brother, George Brumbaugh of Garrett.
Half-sister, Cathy Roberts of Kendallville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Christina Mae in 1993; sisters, Rose Ann Deveraux and Christina See. 

Visitation will be held Sunday, February 7, 2021 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 8, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Hite Funeral Home with Pastor Brad Darr officiating. The service will be live streamed on the Hite Funeral Home Facebook page.
Memorial donations may be made to the family.

To send flowers to Garnel's family, please visit our floral store.


February 7, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, Indiana 46755

Funeral Service
February 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, Indiana 46755

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