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Walter Charles Hanks

February 16, 1943 — November 1, 2023



Walter Charles Hanks             Age: 85


Of: Dickson, Tn.                       Died: on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at his residence. He was born in Urbana, Illinois on February 16, 1938, to the late Edward Charles and Dorothy Dawkins Hanks. He was a veteran, serving in the United States Marine Corps. He spent his career as a college professor at the University of Georgia. He enjoyed traveling in his RV throughout the country with his wife. He enjoyed camping in state parks, spending time with and educating 4-H children, and enjoyed playing golf. He was a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.


His wishes were to be cremated. There are no services scheduled at this time.



Survived by:

Wife of 44 years:

   Linda Golder Hanks


   Tricia Herbert

   Bridget Jackson


   Roy Hanks


   Joann Hanks

12 Grandchildren

3 Great Grandchildren




Preceded in death by:


   Edward Charles and Dorothy Dawkins Hanks


   Robin Piccirillo


   Jim Hanks







Arrangements by Spann Funeral Home (615) 446-1123

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