Whitten Monelison Chapel

3966 South Amherst Highway, Madison Heights, VA


William Jeffrey Hankins

January 11, 1960June 28, 2019

William Jeffrey Hankins, 59, of Madison Heights, passed peacefully in his sleep on Friday, June 28, 2019 at his residence, which was a blessing.

Born in Lynchburg, January 11, 1960, he was the son of the late William L. Hankins and Barbara Ann Powell Hankins.

He was an avid NASCAR fan; Denny Hamlin #11 was his driver. His other hobbies were fishing and watching golf and baseball on TV for hours.

Jeff never met a stranger! Regardless of where you met him, he never forgot you and if he ever got your phone number, you were in trouble. He had much love for his family and friends, even though he had a hard time showing it.

He didn't get out as much as he used to, but he really looked forward to the days Bryan came home & they just made a day out of hanging out shopping, eating & having a few cold ones. He even liked being called "Uncle Willie".

We want to thank everyone at Dr. Smith’s office and the girls at CVS on Campbell Ave. for caring for him over the last few years, you had to have great patience.

Also, a very special thank you to his cousin Jean for your help these last few months. We are grateful.

He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Ann Smith; his son, Cody Wayne Lipscomb; his sister, Teresa Brooks and husband Phillip; two grandchildren, Aaliya & Isaiah; his brother, Ricky Hankins; three nephews, Derek Brooks, Kevin Powell and Derrick Powell; his friend and sidekick, Bryan Kosegi and other extended family and friends.


  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, July 9, 2019


William Jeffrey Hankins

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ReGina Mason

July 9, 2019

GOD please give the family peace and rest over the Earthly loss of our cousin. Thank you for taking him in his sleep so not to suffer any. Condolences to all affected by his transition.

Jeffery Knight

July 9, 2019

Glad we got to catch up over a cold one the other week. We’re all gonna miss you brother

janet wise

July 9, 2019

Jeff was a good person. He was fun to be around, always made you laugh. RIP

Timmy Fuller

July 6, 2019

Well I can't say on here how we talked to each other on the name but I'm sure a lot of people will miss ur aggrivating behind RIP Jeff

Teresa Brooks

July 5, 2019

It's been a week today and I still can't wrap my head around the fact that you're gone...this week has been like a whirlwind. Looking through pictures and listening to songs that you loved or that remind me of you...Just doesn't seem possible, we'll never forget! R.I.P.
Love You! "Ree"

Sharon Brown

July 3, 2019

I never knew or met jeff, however I am extremely grateful, blessed an happy to be his Granddaughters step mother an good friends with his daughter. My thoughts an prayers are with everyone through this difficult time in your life. May GOD give you the strength to continue on without him, and always hold him near an dear to your hearts.

Lori Trent

July 3, 2019

Alot of good memories knowing Jeff, he was a kind guy with a great sense of humor, you will be greatly Missed.