Dean Alan Handy, age 82, of Nebraska City died Dec. 24, 2016, at The Ambassador Care Center in Nebraska City.  
Dean was born June 11, 1934 in Nebraska City, the son of Albert and Gertrude (Watts) Handy.  
He lived and farmed in the Percival, Iowa, area for many years until he moved to Nebraska City in 1984.  
He owned and operated Landis Engine Company in Nebraska City and in later years, he continued to work actively in the lawn mowing - snow removal business, and as the custodian at the First United Methodist Church.  
Dean served in all offices and board positions at the Nebraska City Chamber of Commerce and he served as Street Commissioner for the City of Nebraska City.  
He served on CHI St. Mary’s Hospital Board for more than 30 years and was a very active member of the First United Methodist Church and the Nebraska City Apple Corps Barbershop Chorus.
Survivors include his wife Rosemary Handy of Nebraska City; sons, Jeffrey Dean Handy of Red Oak, Iowa; David Handy of Tabor, Iowa, and Robb Handy and wife Diane of Hamburg, Iowa; daughter, Kristin Handy of Omaha; grandchildren, Tara Bennett and husband Aric, Darci Travis and husband Brent, Tyler Handy and Elischa Handy; great grandchildren, Josie Bennett, Carter Bennett, Lexie Bennett, Caden Travis, Keaton Travis and Kennedy Rae Travis; brother, Lynn Handy and wife Barbara of Percival, Iowa; many other relatives and friends.  
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Robert Handy.
Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church in Nebraska City.  
Dean donated his body to medical science.  
Private burial of ashes will be held at a later date.  
There will be no viewing or visitations, however friends may sign the register took at Marshall Funeral Chapel in Nebraska City from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.
Memorials are suggested to the First United Methodist Church in Nebraska City. Online condolences may be expressed at   Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.