Darren B. Hankins
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Chesapeake - Darren Bradford Hankins, 21, of Chesapeake, VA passed away on July 2, 2014. He was born in Portsmouth, VA on December 22, 1992. Darren was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He was a rising senior at Virginia Tech University and was a member of the Virginia Tech Wrestling Team. He was involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). Darren received special honors as a honor student including Hampton Roads Committee of 100 Plus Men, New Chesapeake Progress for Men, All State Wrestling and multiple first place finishes in wrestling. Darren was predeceased by his grandparents, Bishop Salina Ross and Columbus Hankins. He leaves to cherish his memories; mother, Dr. Priscilla Hankins; father, Dr. David Hankins, Sr.; one sister, Dara Hankins; one brother, D. Bernard Hankins, Jr.; grandparents, Ida Hankins and Voltaire Sterling; four aunts; four uncles and multiple cousins. A funeral will be held, 11am, Thursday, July 10, 2014 First Baptist Church 706 Berkley Ave Norfolk, VA; Dr. William Tyree III, Pastor and Dr. Bruce Thomas, presiding. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8pm, Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W Berkley Ave Norfolk, VA. In lieu of flowers, we are asking that donations be made to either of the following memorials set up in Darren's name in recognition of his involvement with the ministry. Darren Hankins Memorial FCA VT Scholarship Fund, C/O Virginia Tech Fellowship Christian Association 205 Jamison Athletic Center Blacksburg, VA 24061, Darren Hankins Memorial Scholarship, Fund Mount Zion Baptist Church 1608 Liberty St Chesapeake, VA 23324 Condolences may be offered at www.metropolitanfuneralservice.com
Metropolitan Funeral Home
120 West Berkley Ave Norfolk, VA 23523
Published in The Virginian Pilot on July 9, 2014