Harford Harrison (Dick) Hankins, Jr., 89, of Winter Park, FL and Washington Court House, Ohio died Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at 2:35 a.m. at the Winter Park Care and Rehabilitation Center where he had been a patient since January 6.
Dick was born March 1, 1927, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Harford H. and Dorothy Dick Hankins. He received a degree in business administration from The Ohio State University and lived most of his life in Ohio and Florida.
Before his retirement in 1990, he was an executive in the food service industry and engaged extensively in stock and real estate investment.
He served on a submarine chaser in the United States Coast Guard during World War II.
Dick was a member of the Fayette Bible Church; Paul H. Hugey Post #25 of the American Legion and had been a member of the morning Koffee Klatch group at the American Legion.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, the former Donna Jean Holmes, whom he married November 27, 1948; three children, Dr. Stephen J. Hankins and his wife, Sandra, of Greenville, SC; Cheryl A. Mason and her husband, Gordon, of Orlando, FL and Lisa J. Donohue and her husband, Thomas, of Longwood, FL; ten grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
The funeral will be Monday, January 23, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Fayette Bible Church with the Rev. Tony Garren, pastor at the church, officiating. Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service on Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette Bible Church, 1315 Old U.S. Route 35-NW, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.