Mr. Hanson, the son of the late Dan Herbert Hanson and Ruby Mae Whelcher Hanson, was born on July 4, 1942, in Squire, W.Va. After completing his education, he worked for 32 years in the grocery business and retired as a store manager for Bruno Foods. Mr. Hanson was preceded in death by a brother, Danny Hanson.
Mr. Hanson is survived by his wife, Christy Thompson Hanson of Haddock; children and their spouses, Keith Hanson of Tennessee, Wendy and Robert Warrington of Alabama, Marisa and Matt Ivey of Columbus, Jason and Jennifer Thompson of Gray, and Joshua and Kathrine Thompson of Eatonton; sisters, Jean Harlow and Mary Ellen McGraw, both of Virginia; seven grandchildren; and by many nieces and nephews.
Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray had charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at www.bridgesfh.com.