Ardell Hanley, Jr., 65, of Owensboro departed this life Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at The Heartford House Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born July 12, 1954 in Owensboro, KY. He was a previous member of First Baptist Church of Maceo, KY until the church closed and currently is a member of the Center Street Missionary Baptist Church, Owensboro, KY. Mr. Ardell was employed by the Owensboro Sanitation Department for over 20 years. He enjoyed and became an avid UK Basketball and Football Fan in high school, this athlete became a cross country, track and field star. He enjoyed watching westerns on TV and playing bingo.
He is preceded in death by his parents Ardell Hanley Sr. and Mattie Hanley, wife Doraine Hanley and granddaughter Reealiti Hanley.
He leaves to cherish his memories his companion Eleanor of Owensboro, 1 son Brandon (Amy) Hanley of Calhoun, 1 daughter Tishna (Dwayne) Hanley of Owensboro, 10 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 5 step children, 4 sisters Linda (Perry) Washington, Malinda Hanley, Patricia (Richard) Long, Brenda Cowherd all of Owensboro, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and will be truly missed by all.
Funeral Services will be held at Zion Missionary Baptist Church Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 11am.
Visitation from 5pm – 7pm on Monday, October 21, 2019 and Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10am to 11am until funeral time. Burial in Rose Hill Elmwood Cemetery Owensboro, KY with Rev. Larry D. Lewis Officiating.
Bibbs Funeral Home in Greenville, KY is in charge of arrangements.