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James Hanna


1932 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
James Hanna Obituary
James Milton Hanna, of Dover, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Kent General Hospital. He was 84.
Mr. Hanna was born March 15, 1932 in Cherokee, Alabama.

He was a career airman, teacher, waterman, and farmer. Mr. Hanna was the author of 16 books, including nine about the Delaware Bay. He enjoyed the outdoors, good friends, his church and especially family gatherings.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances E. Hanna, in 2011.
He is survived and deeply loved by his sister, Freida Harrison and her husband Kenneth; four children, James S. Hanna and wife, Linda, Rena Metzger and husband, Dennis, Nora Howell and husband, Glen, John Hanna and Gem Leonardo; daughter-in-law, Beverly Hanna; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Friends and family are invited to a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at noon on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Faith Community Church, 2240 S. Dupont Highway, Camden, 19934.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to Gregg and Karen Lewis of Africa Inland Mission, c/o Faith Community Church, PO Box 1, Camden, DE 19934 or Bowers Beach Maritime Museum, 3357 Main Street, Frederica, DE 19946.
Letters of condolence may be sent and guest book signed at www.torbertfuneral.com.
Published in Dover Post from Apr. 7 to Apr. 16, 2016
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