George Glendon Hankins

February 11, 1932 ‒ December 23, 2019

Marion, Ohio

George Glendon Hankins, age 87, of Marion, passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 at Marion General Hospital.

George was born on February 11, 1932 in Lawrence County, Ohio to the late George Henry and Ida May (Mays) Hankins and graduated from Pedro High School in 1951.  After graduation, George entered the US Air Force and served his Country from 1951 until 1955 and again from 1961 until 1969. During his time in the Air Force he served in MAT 1608 and staffed President Lyndon B. Johnson’s aircrafts.

After George’s first deployment, he married the love of his life, Marjorie Sparks on September 6, 1958.  Being a man of faith, George was a long time member of White Oaks Baptist Church where he attended services with his friends.

George will be missed by his wife, Marjorie; children, Marsha (Dennis) Cametti of Marion, Daryl (Pam) Hankins of Marion, and Kevin (Tina Great) Hankins of Marion; grandchildren, Gabby Cametti, Courtnie (Jeremy) Postell and Devin (Nia) Hankins; great-grandchildren, Jaxin George, Abigail, Braylynn, and Sabaztian; siblings, Carl Hankins and Shirley (Gay) Brown; and numerous nieces and nephews.

George is preceded in death by his parents and 5 siblings.

A funeral celebrating George’s life will be held at Snyder Funeral Homes, Gunder/Hall Chapel (347 W. Center St., Marion) on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 1 pm.  Friends may call two hours prior to the service.  Pastor John Ramsey will officiate and burial will follow in Chapel Heights Memory Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made in George’s honor to any Veteran’s Association.

Snyder Funeral Homes, Gunder/Hall Chapel is honored to serve George’s family.  Online condolences may be expressed by visiting

  • We are so sorry for your loss. He was a nice man that my husband Richard Lee Aldridge respected. Loosing a husband is so very hard I know well. God bless all of you.
    Ortha Mae Aldridge-Collins
    Daughter Tina Mae Aldridge & George Frazier.

  • My thoughts and prayers to the entire Hankins family George was a great man and will be forever missed!!!!!

  • My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Hankins family George was a great man and will be forever missed!!!

  • Marsha and family I’ so sorry for your loss. My most heart felt sympathy and prayers go out to you. May God give you the strength you need in this tragic time.

  • You All Are In Our Thoughts & Prayers. Wade Grew Up Knowing George & Has Nothing But Wonderful Memories Of Him..In The 30yrs I Knew George I Must Say He Was One Of The Kindest Men I Have Ever Met. He Will Definitely Be Remembered For His Kind Spirit & Loving Soul.

  • George will be missed greatly He was a saint whom I had the pleasure of knowing. Rest in peace George and we will meet again in Heaven

  • Dear Marsha, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. I was so sorry to read of your Dad’s passing. Please know I have you in my thoughts and prayers. Kathleen Goepfrich