Dustin Hansen age 36 of Hanford, California entered into rest April 27, 2013 due to a tragic motorcycle accident. Previously he was employed at E&B Trucking and Harris Ranch. He was currently employed at Valley Acid as a Field Technician. He was born October 24, 1976 to LeRoy and Darlene Hansen of Hanford, California. He was preceded in death by his grandparents William and Jewel Dillard of Hanford, California. Also preceding him in death were his grandparents, Burl and Avis Hansen of Lander, Wyoming. He left behind his soul mate and longtime companion Konnie Newton and daughter Naveah. Also left behind his beloved children, son Justin, daughters Marissa, Alyssa, Jasmin and estranged wife Kimberly, her parents Bruce and Doreen Fowler. Left behind were his parents, LeRoy and Darlene Hansen, Sisters, Bridget Hansen, Kim Hansen, Jody Perry and Husband Bryan Perry all of Hanford. Dustin also left behind numerous nieces and nephews, several aunts, uncles and cousins and countless friends.
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Growing up in Hanford, "Dusty" (sometimes referred to by his nickname "Hollywood" enjoyed BMX racing, RC racing, soccer, baseball, paintball, BBQ, fishing and camping, just to name a few. He was an avid, accomplished bowler competing nationally. He enjoyed long rides on his Harley with friends he called brothers. He especially enjoyed spending time with family, often BBQing as an opportunity to get together with loved ones and friends.
In his presence you were guaranteed to smile. Your spirits would be lifted.
He was the person to be around if you were down. Effortlessly he would bring you up.
His upbeat personality was infectious.
He was quick to help someone in need, expecting nothing in return.
If you needed help he was there.
If you met him, itís unlikely you could forget him.
He brought home more than stray animals- your family now Eddy.
He spoke highly of family and friends and let them know he loved them.
He made everyone feel special.
He was a wonderful Father and his children were his world.
He loved county music- Miranda Lambert being his favorite.
He never met a stranger, speaking to all he came into contact with.
Although our hearts are broken and he will be greatly forever missed, we are eternally grateful to our Father in Heaven for graciously blessing us with his presence for 36 wonderful years and countless treasured memoires.
For those who prayed, sent food, flowers cards, phoned, visited, help collect money, even the smallest gestures did not go unnoticed. The family deeply thanks you for all your condolences. Viewing will be held at Salser & Dillard Funeral Chapel Wednesday May 8th at 4-8 p.m. Services will be held Thursday May 9th at 11 a.m. at Hanford Pentecostal Church of God 323 E. 11th St in Hanford. Graveside service is to follow at Grangeville Cemetery. All who knew him are encouraged and welcome to attend. A account has been established at Families and Schools Together Federal Credit Union, 312 W. 7th St in Hanford CA, For those who are wishing to donate in lieu of flowers.
Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published in The Hanford Sentinel on May 8, 2013