Mr. Hanks was a heavy equipment operator for Brad Cole Construction and he served during peace time in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Hanks; children, Carla Noles of Whitesburg, Sandy Schmidt of Lithia Springs, Ricky Tipton of Blountstown, Fla., and Kathy Chapman of Clarksville, Fla.; sisters, Ailene Bolling of Montgomery, Ala., and Louise Snow of Akron, Ohio; brothers, Lewis Hanks, and Gary Hanks, both of Georgiana, Ala.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In accordance with Mr. Hanks’ wishes his body was cremated. No services are scheduled at this time.
Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com.
Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel, Carrollton.