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Willie B. Hanley, age 90, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Monday, Nov. 26, at Hendrick Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Roger Larsen officiating. Burial will be at Williamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Willie was born on Sept. 13, l922, in Tulsa, Okla. to Frank and Celestia Hanley. He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran. He worked for Pabst Brewing Company (Blitz Weinhard Brewery) for many years before retiring. He married Myrtle Allen on May 8, 1962, in Albuquerque, N.M.
He is survived by two sons, Dwight Dinkens and wife Kathy, and Willie Hanley, Jr., all of Sweetwater; adoptive daughter, Tammy Galante of Sweetwater; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Celestia Hanley; wife, Myrtle Hanley; two brothers; and three sisters.