Robert Wade Hanes

Robert Wade Hanes

Virginia Beach - Robert Wade Hanes, 55, of Virginia Beach, Va. passed away January 15, 2014. Robert was born in Arlington, Va. and grew up in Bethesda, Md. He moved to Virginia Beach his senior year of high school and graduated from First Colonial High School. He spent five years traveling with the Merchant Marines. He later returned to Virginia Beach and graduated from ODU with his teaching license. Robert spent almost 25 years teaching for the Virginia Beach City public school system as a Computer Science instructor. Robert was a kind and gentle man and will be greatly missed.

Robert is survived by his two daughters Emily Hanes of Virginia Beach and Kristen Hanes of Chicago; his parents, Richard Hanes and Billie Hanes of Virginia Beach; his sisters Diana Leskovar of Vermont and Leslie Hanes of New York; and his nieces and nephews James, Daniel, Anne, Evan, David, and Matthew.

A visitation will be held at H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Road Chapel on Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. For updated memorial donation information and online condolences visit

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H.D Oliver Funeral Apartments
2002 Laskin Road Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 428-7880

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Jan. 17, 2014