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November 17, 1956 October 25, 2021
November 17, 1956 -- October 25, 2021

Ricky Lynn Hankey, Age:64

On Monday, October 25, 2021 Ricky Lynn Hankey, (Grumpy) devoted husband, loving father to three, grandfather to five, entered Heavens gates at age 64. 


Ricky was born November 17, 1956 to Paul Richard Hankey and Jo Ann (Waller) Hankey, in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Mesquite High School in 1976. Ricky attended Eastfield Jr. College. He became a Master Carpenter and ran his own Construction Company. In 1978, Ricky married his high school sweetheart Sharne (O’Connor) Hankey and together they raised three children in Mesquite and Balch Springs Texas. He had a passion for antique vehicles,swap meets, gardening, and cinnamon candies. During his retirement Grumpy enjoyed fishing with his grandkids, at his home stocked pond in Winnsboro, Texas. 


Former member of Mesquite Baptist Church, however, since moving to East Texas, Ricky had been attending Walnut Street Baptist Church, Winnsboro, with his wife and grandchildren. 


Ricky is survived by his wife of 43 years Sharne Hankey, his son Jeffrey Hankey, his daughter Christina McCormack and Husband Adam. And youngest son Bonner Hankey. Also survived by parents Paul and Jo Ann Hankey, and brother Steve Hankey and partner Sonja. He was preceded in death by his sister Kimberly Gochnour. Survived by his precious grandchildren Preston and Brianna Hankey, Kaliegh, Kaden and Kyndel McCormack,

As well as other nieces and nephews. 


Memorial Service

Bro. Dan Short

Wednesday November 17, 2021

At 11:00 a.m 

Kaufman County Christian Center

200 4th Street @ HWY 243,

Kaufman, Tx 75142


Interment will be announced at a later date. 


Ecclesiastes 3:1-4

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance…