BROOKPORT, Ill. — Robert Joe Hannah, 64, of Brookport, Ill., passed away at 10:12 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at Western Baptist Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 1, 2012, at the Brookport Funeral Home with the Rev. Trad York officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Sterling Cemetery.
Mr. Hannah was a member of Waldo Baptist Church and the Disabled American Veterans and enjoyed watching his grandkids play ball, cheer, or do just about anything. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
Robert is survived by his wife, Judi Hannah of Brookport, Ill.; one son, Robbie Hannah and wife Rachel of Brookport, Ill.; two daughters, Melissa Brinkley and husband Brian of Brookport, Ill., and Maria Vassar of Gillette, Wyo.; three sisters, Eulene Owens and husband Truman of Hamletsburg, Ill., Ethel Henley and husband Bob of Brookport, Ill., and Lela Henson of Brookport, Ill.; six grandchildren, William and Lukas Hannah, Corban and Grace Vassar, and Nikki and Alyssa Brinkley; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lindloph “Buster” and Essie Hannah; and two sisters, Margaret Parmley and Geraldine Hannah.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 31, 2012, at the Brookport Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in the form of contributions to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or the Waldo Baptist Church Remodeling Fund, 6970 Waldo Church Road, Metropolis, IL 62960.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.