Jeffery Lee Hankins, 56 lived in W'port 11 years
Jeffery Lee Hankins, 56, of Westport died at 8:44 a.m. Friday, August 1, 2014 at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.
Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home & Crematory in Westport with a time of visitation to be held from 6 p.m. until time of services. Following his wishes, cremation will follow and burial will be at a later date in the East Hill Cemetery at Rushville.
Mr. Hankins was born and raised in Rushville and has been a Westport resident for the past 11 years. He had worked for Hankins Cabinet Shop in Rushville and Continental Kitchen in Shelbyville. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Born April 29, 1958 in Rushville, Mr. Hankins was the son of Richard Lee Hankins and Marlene Joann (Manning) Hankins Moore.
Survivors include his daughter, Crystal Gossett of Shelbyville; stepson, Joshua Lee Gossett of Shelbyville; brothers, Randolf Hankins of Westport and Rusty and Brett Hankins, both of Shelbyville; stepsisters, Billie Faye, Tina, Helena and Carla Harrison, all of Rushville; stepbrother, William Harrison of Naples, Florida; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dickie Hankins; sisters, Cheri Warrick and Montez Joann Hankins; and stepsister, Mary Garner.
Memorial contributions through the funeral home to the family to help with the funeral expenses.