Archive for Friday, June 10, 2005

Timothy R. Hanna

June 10, 2005

— Services for Timothy R. Hanna, 54, Lansing, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Victory Assembly of God, Bonner Springs. Burial will follow at Mount Muncie Cemetery in Lansing

Mr. Hanna died Tuesday June 7, 2005, at his home.

He was born Dec. 3, 1950, in Norfolk, Va., the son of Mark and Evelyn Savage Hanna. Mr. Hanna received a Bachelor of Science Degree in biology from Virginia Commonwealth University and received a master's degree in architecture from Hampton University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He attended the Baptist Seminary in New Orleans for a time. He was employed for the past 16 years as a facilities architect for the Army, first at Fort Monroe, Va., and later at Fort Leavenworth, where he had worked for the Director of Installation Support since 1991 as the historical architect for Fort Leavenworth.

He was named the Virginia State Banjo Player of the Year in his youth. He played along with his son Josh in various bluegrass gospel groups in the area. He participated in local shows and church programs. He loved flying and was a flight instructor, an avid woodworker and landscaper. He was a member of the Victory Assembly of God in Bonner Springs.

He married Becky Simmers on Oct. 5, 1996, in Shawnee; she survives at the couple's home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Lori Hanna, Naperville, Ill.; a son, Joshua Hanna, Virginia Beach, Va.; and a sister, Dorothy Bonney, New Church, Va.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, June 10, at the church.

The family suggests memorials to the Victory Assembly of God Building Fund, sent in care of the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home, 4701 10th Ave., Leavenworth 66048.

Online condolences can be made at


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