James Kenneth Hanson Jr

August 3, 1946 ~ April 25, 2019 (age 72)


James Kenneth Hanson, Jr. age 72, passed away at his home in Marshall, Texas on Wednesday, April 25, 2019. He was born in Shreveport, LA on August 3, 1946 to James Kenneth Hanson, Sr. and Catherine Phoenell (Lynch) Hanson. Jim is preceded in death by his son, Jim Hanson; his parents, James Kenneth Hanson, Sr. and Catherine Phoenell Hanson; and one brother, Claude Gingles. He is survived by his sisters, Fadra Towers of Carthage, TX, Clair Dannhaeuser of Marshall, TX; his brother, Marty Gingles and his wife, Theresa of Carrollton, TX; his step-sister, Ella Burt; his sister-in-law, Martha Gingles; his nieces and nephew, Wes Sutton, Katie Vernon, Sarah Gingles, Natalie Minatrea and numerous other family members and friends who knew and loved him. Jim graduated from Oak Grove High School in Louisiana and attended Louisiana Tech and proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He traveled extensively as a commercial truck driver for over 50 years. He moved to Marshall one year ago to be closer to his family and spent many hours doing his favorite pastime... fishing! A private memorial service will be held at a later date. On-line condolences may be offered at

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