Mr. Noel Edward Hand Sr.


Mr. Noel Edward Hand Sr., age 76, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 in Pensacola, Florida.

Ed was born April 22, 1942 in Chulafinnee, Alabama to Mary Harriett Moon Hand and Joseph Noel Hand.

He served with Alabama National Guard. He was a land surveyor and senior marketing director for many years.

Ed was a member of the Foley United Methodist Church, where he was involved in many church positions and served in many areas of the community.

Ed was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Harriett Moon Hand; his father, Joseph Noel Hand; a brother, Billy J. Hand; and a brother-in-law, Frank Lamar Boyd Sr.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Joan White Hand; three loving children, Michele Mullins, Barbara Davis (Kevin Davis) and Noel Hand Jr. (Lisa Hand); seven cherished grandchildren, Josh, Maddie, Clayton, Nick, Luke, Noel and Christopher. Ed is also survived by a sister, Mary Jo Boyd; a brother, Perry A. Hand (Marylon Joan Hand); and sister-in-law, Jeanette Johnson Hand.

There will be a visitation Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 beginning at 1 p.m. followed with a memorial service at 2 from the Foley United Methodist Church Spirit Center, 915 N. Pine St., Foley, AL 36535.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to "Carpenters for Christ," 911 11th Ave., Northwest Fayette, AL 35555.

Arrangements by Pine Rest Funeral Home, Foley.