OBITUARY

Charles "Bob" R. Hanna

June 11, 1925November 17, 2020

Charles R. “Bob” Hanna passed away November 17, 2020 at the Veterans Home in Mexico, MO. He was 95 years old. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Columbia, MO.

Charles was born June 10, 1925 in Marshall, MO to Ethyl Stone and Robert Hanna. They preceded him in death. He was in the Army from September of 1944 until he was medically discharged on June 9, 1946. He was in the 34th Infantry, serving in WWII. Charles was awarded a Purple Heart for his service. He later went on to work for Construction Industry Laborers and then Gerbes.

Charles loved bowling, shooting guns, and spending time with his family. But what he really enjoyed was fishing. He had the best stories about fishing.

Charles is survived by his beloved daughter, Janet Sue Hanna of Columbia; son, Doyle Closser (Wanda) of Auxvasse; grandchildren, Melissa Closser (Hal) of Ashland, Tim Closser (Kim) of Wardsville, Kim Smith of Lynchburg, VA, and Jason French of Seneca, Brandon Pace (Carrie) of Ashland, and Stephen Pace (Sue) of Millersburg; great grandchildren, Ashley Brown (Cody) of Centralia, Ross Brown of Fulton, James Brown (Annalese) of Hartsburg, CJ, Jake, Nick, and Sam Closser of Wardsville, Rain Cross of Little Rock, AR, Jessica Pace (Taylor) of Columbia, Dalton Pace of Millersburg, and Cadence, Christopher, Collene, and Caitlynn Smith all of Lynchburg, VA; great great grandchildren, Christopher Brown (Grandpa’s Little Buddy), and Bentley and Jessie Brown; and his dog, Rascal.

In addition to his parents, Charles is preceded in death by his wife, Martha Jean Hanna; daughter, Debbie French; and grandson, Doyle L. Closser, Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Mexico Veterans Home, 1 Veterans Dr, Mexico, MO 65265.

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Vicky Starke

November 19, 2020

It was indeed a pleasure working with Charles at Gerbes. What a kind soul and gentleman. May your Family find peace in your hearts.
Vicky Starke

Karen Tompkins

November 18, 2020

He was such a kind man. I really enjoyed bowling with him, had the pleasure of having him on my team in the senior league. He was such a joy.

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