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Robert E. Hanks Sr.

February 17, 1934 — February 10, 2022

Robert E. Hanks Sr., went home to be with his Lord, whom

he loved very much. Bob passed away on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 1:35 p.m. at the Illinois Veter- anís Home in Quincy, IL.

He was born on February 17, 1934 in
Forsyth, IL the son of Harold J. and Oka M. (Hauser) Hanks. He married Rose M. Longstreth on August 26, 1954; they have been married 67 years. Bob loved his family very much. Robert owned his own business Hanks Heating and Cooling for over 50 years in Taylorville. He served his country during the Korean War. He will be greatly missed.

He is the father of three children: Debo- rah L. Vacker, Dawn K. Hanks and Rob- ert E. Hanks Jr.; grandchildren: Matthew Vacker, Joshua Miller, Jake Miller, Rus- sell D. Hanks, great-grandchildren: Colton Vacker, Christian Vacker, Jessica Vacker Spalding, Galvin Vacker, Alexis Miller, Ce- cilia Miller, Zackery Miller, Alina Miller, great-great-grandson: Ian Spalding, sev- eral nieces and nephews.

Private family graveside services will be held at a later date with Pastor Tiney Walker officiating. Inurnment will be in with military graveside honors.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheim- erís Association Illinois Chapter 2309 W. White Oaks Drive, Suite E. Springfield, IL 62704.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign their online guest book at sut-

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