He was born in Bellaire, Ohio on August 6, 1935 to the late Edward and Savilla Ross Hannan.
He retired from Ormet Aluminum after 41 years of hard work. A member of the Powhatan Nazarene Church, he was a devout Christian. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, but loved nothing more than spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Hannan, and his sister, Alberta Porter.
Richard is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Wilma McVay Hannan; his three children, Rick (Pam) Hannan of Jacobsburg, Ohio, Randy (Kim) Hannan of Cambridge, Ohio and Rhonda (Rob) Rineer of San Antonio, Texas; his seven grandchildren, Jeramy Hannan, Nicole Cardona, Mandy Hornbeck, Kara McFarland, Brittany Hannan, Katelyn Hannan and Alana Rineer; his six great-grandchildren; his five sisters, Ruth Lawrence of Waco, Texas, Geneva Bell of Clarington, Ohio, Joanne Freno of Shadyside, Ohio, Judith Gerdau of Shadyside, Ohio and Carol Shaddock of Garland, Texas; his favorite brother-in-law, Delmas McVay of Powhatan Point, Ohio; several nieces and nephews and his faithful cat, Emma.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, 186 Main Street, Powhatan Point, Ohio on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. where services will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Matt Collins and Pastor Jeff Lewis officiating.
Interment in the Powhatan Cemetery in Powhatan Point, Ohio.
Richard's family would like to thank the nurses and staff of the Oncology Unit and ICU at OVMC and physicians, Dr. Jimenez, Dr. Das and Dr. Agcaoili for their kindness and compassion.
He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
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