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Wilson Hanks, Jr. "Hobo"

September 9, 1953 ~ July 20, 2020 (age 66)


Wilson Hanks Jr.


Graveside services for Wilson Hanks Jr., 66, of Sweeny will be Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at McGrue Cemetery in Sweeny, TX with Bro. Lawrence Richo officiating. 

Wilson was retired and enjoyed working on lawnmowers and spending time with his grandchildren.

On Monday, July 20, 2020 Wilson passed away at Baylor St. Luke Medical Center in Houston, TX..  He was preceded in death by his father, Wilson Hanks Sr.; mother, Ruth Hanks; and sister, Louise Hanks.

Left to cherish his memory are his son, Clovis Mitchell (Jacqueline) of Brazoria; daughter, Deidre Mitchell of Pearland; sisters, Jeraline Hanks of Sweeny, Lillie Gray of Houston, Ernestine Times of Pearland and Joyce Samuel of Clute; brothers, Thomas Hanks of Houston, Eugene Hanks of Brazoria and Marcus Hanks of Freeport; best friends, Jimmy Williams (Pamela) of Lake Jackson, Matthew Mouton of Brazoria and Nathan Williams; 10 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Honorary pallbearers will be Clovis Mitchell, Tre’Van Davis, Rashawn Hanks, Thomas Hanks, Marcus Hanks, Eugene Hanks, Troy Hanks, Sedrick Hanks, Alfred Green, Marcus Diaz and Alvin “CJ” Samuel.

Visitation will be Friday, July 31, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Dixon Funeral Home in Brazoria.

Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria at (979) 798-9113.






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July 31, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dixon Funeral Home
1211 South Brooks
Brazoria, Texas 77422

Graveside Service
August 1, 2020

11:00 AM
McGrue Cemetery
Sweeny, TX 77480

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