Delbert Ray Hanna, age 88, of Gallipolis, died Friday morning December 16, 2011, at Abbyshire Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born May 15, 1923, in Stotesbury, Missouri, he was the son of the late Rufus Albert and Bertha Olive Spratt Hanna. In addition to his parents, Delbert was preceded by his wife, Reva Frances Reynolds Hanna, who he married on August 24, 1966, in New Haven, W.Va. and who preceded him on May 8, 2002; two sisters, Barbara Phillips, and Dorothy Hanna; and by one brother, Joseph Hanna.
Delbert worked for the Monsanto Corp. for 10 years. He then went to work for Bob Evans Restaurants from where he retired. After retirement, he worked for several years as the janitor at the First Church of God where he also attended Church.
He is survived by one step son, Jeff (Debbie) Rhodes of Gallipolis; three brothers, Walter Hanna of Gallipolis, Earl Hanna of Poca, W.Va. and Ted Hanna of Gallipolis.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, December 20, 2011, at Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Voss officiating. Burial will follow in Centenary Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from noon until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Holzer Hospice 100 Jackson Pike Gallipolis, Ohio, 45631.
An online guest registry is available at waugh-halley-wood.com.