Olin “Cliff” Hand, age 83, of Royse City, TX, passed away April 15, 2019. He was born October 12, 1935, in Wichita Falls, TX, to Howard Baker Hand and Anna Lorraine (Fischbach) Hand. Cliff and June met in 1953 and married in 1957. He earned a degree in accounting from Texas Tech University in 1956. Cliff worked for Citgo Oil for over 29 years. He began his career in the mail room and retired as a Senior Systems Analyst and Programmer. Cliff was a dedicated family man and a faithful man of God. He was active in his children’s lives, from spectator to coach.
Cliff is survived by loving wife of more than 60 years: Shirley June (Morrison) Hand of Royse City, TX; daughters: Diane Wiles and husband Dick of Garland, TX; Sherry Lowe and husband Rob of Tomball, TX; Brenda Edwards and husband Jerry of Mesquite, TX; son: Cliff Hand and wife Jan of Honey Grove, TX; grandchildren: Rachel Walters and husband Zack of Pflugerville, TX; David Nicholson of Austin, TX; Jacob Hand of Dallas, TX; Jon Hand of Seattle, WA; great grandchild: Will Wiles of Garland, TX; brother: Dale Hand and wife Carolyn of Davilla, TX; sister: Anna May Ethredge of Denton, TX; nieces and nephews along with many friends and family. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother: Walter Lee Hand; and nephew: Richard Hand.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Reflections at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Location. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00pm prior to the service.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to OCRA (Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance) https://ocrahope.org/.