Jimmie R. Hankins, age 81 of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Aperion Care in Bridgeport, Illinois. He was born on July 19, 1939 in Lawrenceville, Illinois, the son of Edwin ‘Red’ and Sarah (Ford) Hankins. He married Shirley Maddson in 1958. He then married Phyllis Beams in 1995 and she survives.
Jimmie owned and operated American Beauty Lawn Care in Plainfield, Illinois. He also sold pre-need funerals for the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. For the last 20 years, he was in sales-selling cars and mobile homes. He was a member of the Hi-Way Church of God.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and one grandson.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis; three children, Janet Konier and husband, Tom of Florida, Jeffrey Hankins and wife, Karen of Somonauk, Illinois, and Bradley Hankins of Chicago Heights, Illinois; three step-children, Steven Kempton and wife, Sally of Montgomery, Illinois, Roxanne Delorey of Wyoming, and Sandi Farron and husband, Chad of Yorkville, Illinois; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nine step-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois, which may be found with the following link: https://www.facebook.com/Emmons-Macey-Steffey-Funeral-Home-Burial-Cremation-Services-241234759332208/. Visitation will be on Saturday from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Lawrenceville City Cemetery.
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