Butler: Alvin O. Hankey, 81, passed away at home, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. He was born September 11, 1938 in Butler to the late George Alvin and Victoria E. (Peltier) Hankey. Alvin attended Butler High School. He was united in marriage to Marcele May (Shafer) Hankey on October 19, 1957 in the Butler United Methodist Church parsonage and she survives. Alvin worked in the core room maintenance dept. at Newnam/Dalton Foundry in Kendallville for 44 years retiring March 6, 2000. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force 122nd Airborne Infantry of the Indiana Air National Guard. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing golf and his passion of working on older cars.
Surviving is his wife; Marcele Hankey of Butler, three sons; A. Randy (Denisa) Hankey of Waterloo, Donald G.(Charlene) Hankey of Butler, Clyde C. Hankey and Robin Beck of Butler, 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son; Bradley J. Hankey, one grandson; Cory Hankey, four brothers; Clifford Garrent, Charles Hankey, Wilford (Billy) Hankey, Donald Hankey and three sisters; Olive Roose, Ima Jean Yoder and Genieve Lapp.
Due to current conditions and restrictions of the pandemic, the family will receive friends while observing social distancing restrictions. Masks are preferred. Anyone showing symptoms of the virus are asked to send condolences to the family by visiting: www.hejohnsonfh.com
Funeral services will be held 1PM. Monday July 20, 2020 at H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home 212 N. Broadway, Butler, IN. with Deacon Rod Conkle of St. Mary Catholic Church, Edgerton, Ohio officiating. Burial will follow in Eddy Cemetery, Hamilton, IN. with military honors conducted by Butler American Legion Post #202. Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to services from 11-1PM at the funeral home.
Family requests memorials to be given in memory of Alvin O. Hankey to: St. Mary Catholic School, 300 S. Michigan Ave. Edgerton, OH. 43517.
Arrangements and assisting the family have been entrusted to H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home of Butler.
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