Jerome Edward Hanna passed from this life on June 11, 2021 after a year of battling debilitating cancer. He was 69 years old.
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Jerome was born to Vincent and Ava Lou Hanna at San Angelo Clinic Hospital in San Angelo, Texas on the 10th of December, 1951.
Jerome was a 1970 graduate of Robert Lee High School in Robert Lee, Texas.
His father worked for a drilling company at Silver, Texas and when Jerome was three years old, his father's company was transferred to the panhandle of Texas. His father was killed in a drilling rig accident when Jerome was five years old, and he moved back to Robert Lee with his mother in 1956 where he spent the rest of his life.
After graduation, Jerome attended college at ASU in San Angelo for a year and also attended an Air Force plane mechanics school in
Wichita Falls, Texas.
Jerome was loved by all in his little town of Robert Lee. He drove a Conoco truck for his uncle Bud Maxwell for a number of years delivering gas to farms and ranches in the Coke County area and made many friends along the way. He also worked for Ernest Clendennon at Silver and also Pool Well Servicing Company. He also worked as a pumper for fifteen years for Dale & Harvey Wojtek.
Jerome met and married Sheila Bilbrey who fell ill early in life and passed away.
Jerome is preceded in death by his grandparents, Mary and Arthur Tubb and also predeceased by his stepfather, Emory C. Davis. He is survived and will be missed by his mother, Ava Hanna Davis and his brother, Vincent Hanna. Also is survived by a sister, Patricia Bond and brother, Bob Hanna, an uncle, Mack Tubb & wife Cindy. Cousins, Tamela Herr & husband David, Kevin Tubb & wife Josie.
The family would like to thank the Kindred Hospice and Drs. Cheruku and Justin Jones for all they did for Jerome.
Visitation for Jerome will be held at Shaffer Funeral Home in Robert Lee from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm on Friday, June 18th, 2021. There will be a memorial service for Jerome at a later date.