James Michael Handley, 16 of Gainesville, FL passed away on Sunday April 23, 2017 in Gainesville. James was born in Gainesville on July 18, 2000
He was a Junior at P. K. Yonge High School. James liked learning new languages, the beach and traveling. He enjoyed using his talents in the kitchen to cook up culinary masterpieces for the people he loved, and would often sit at the piano and play his favorite songs while he sang along. He enjoyed meeting new people and was a friend to all he knew.
He was a loving son and grandson, a caring brother and remarkable uncle to his niece and nephew whom he loved and cared for dearly.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Robert A. Handley and is survived by his father Craig Handley, his mother Linda Handley, sister Jenna McMicken her husband Dan and their two children Sam and Lily, his brothers Craig Jr. Joshua, George, Jeremiah, and Jonathan.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm on Saturday April 29, 2017 at Grace at Fort Clarke UMC 9325 West Newberry Road Gainesville, FL 32608, with a visitation for one hour prior. Interment will follow in Countryside Cemetery.