Jack B. Hanks

May 06, 1930 - May 16, 2008 

Jack B. Hanks

May 06, 1930 - May 16, 2008 

Obituary for Jack B. Hanks

Jack B. Hanks (1930-2008)
Jack B. Hanks, age 78, of Ashland passed away Friday, May 16, 2008, at Boyd Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, with his family by his side.
He was born May 6, 1930, in Russell to the late John C. and Flores Fleming Hanks. He was raised in Willard and graduated from Hitchins High School. He proudly served in the U.S. Army and graduated from Frazier Institute of Barbering in Louisville. He was employed by Osborne’s Barber Shop before starting Jack’s Barber Shop in 1955. He later became co-owner of Roffler of Ashland with his present business partner, Buck Mullins, of 47 years. He helped pioneer hair replacement in the Tri-State area when starting Jack Hanks Hair Replacement in 1969. He was a former distributor for New Man Hair Replacement and franchise owner of HRS hair replacement.
He loved his family, the Lord and his church. He enjoyed fishing, boating, vacationing with his family, walking, relaxing outdoors and working. He was a member of Ashland Plaza church of the Nazarene and a former board member. He was a former bluegrass musician and loved southern gospel music.
Surviving are his wife, Geneva Kitchen Hanks; a daughter, Debbie Jennings of Ashland and her son, Brandon Nabors, of Nashville, Tenn.; son, Jack D. Hanks and his wife, Tina, and their son, Isaiah of Ashland; siblings, Howard Hanks of Ashland, Tom Hanks of Columbus, sister, Shirley Seagraves of Johns Run and many nieces, nephews and friends too numerous to list.
He also was preceded in death by a brother, the Rev. Clyde Hanks of Columbus.
He will be sadly missed and forever in our hearts.
In honor of Jack, visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Steen Funeral Home, Marshall Steen Chapel, 3409 13th St.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, May 19, at Ashland Plaza Church of the Nazarene, with Pastor Kevin Campbell and Pastor Rob Hale officiating. Final resting place will be in Rose Hill Mausoleum in Ashland.
He will lie in state from noon to 1 p.m. before the services at the church.
Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.

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