Joe Ray Hanner, age 84 passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 11, 2012 at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Martinsville.
Joe Ray was born March 3, 1927 in Brownstown to the late Bazil and Sadie K. (Wray) Hanner.
Joe Ray is survived by one brother: Keith Hanner and several nieces and nephews & great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one sister: Josephine Hanner; four brothers: Kenneth, Homer, Frank & Owen Hanner
Joe Ray was a horse trader and having no children of his own, he enjoyed helping and spending time with his many nieces and nephews. Joe Ray was known for his quick wit and playing pranks on those he loved.
The Rev. Lonnie Dunn will conduct a graveside service 1:00 pm Saturday at Kurtz Cemetery in Kurtz, IN.
Memorial contributions may sent to the family in lieu of flowers to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 308 Morgantown, IN 46160.
Expressions of caring and kindnessmay be made to the Hanner family at www.meredith-clark.com
Information: (812) 597-4670