Chester Hankerson, 63

Published 10:42pm Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Chester Hankerson, 63
Born: July 8, 1949
Died: Sept. 10, 2012


Chester Hankerson, 63, of Tampa, Fla., passed away Sept. 10, 2012, in Tampa, Fla., of natural causes.

He was born July 8, 1949, in Niles. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Mourning Chester are his wife, Lula M. Hankerson; son, Jeno Virgil Hankerson; two daughters, Latecia Tenille Hankerson, Donecia Miller; sister, Queen Hankerson Hicks; brother Willie James Hankerson; and five grandchildren.

Preceding him in death are his parents, James and Leuanna Hankerson; sister, Bertha Hankerson Hall.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Faith Apostolic Ministries in South Bend. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Hoven Funeral Home in Buchanan.

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