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James Raymond "Jay" Hanger

March 6, 1954 August 7, 2019
James Raymond "Jay" Hanger
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Obituary for James Raymond "Jay" Hanger

James Raymond “Jay” Hanger, 65 of Pana passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born March 6, 1954 in Pana to the late Melvin & Dorothy (Crawford) Hanger. He married Nancy McLeod to which he was blessed with four children. They later divorced.
Jay lived his entire life in the Pana area and worked as a truck driver, welder, and handyman. He had a love for riding motorcycles and was partial to Harley Davidson’s. He collected many knick knacks but took great pride in his collection of guns and knives.
Jay is survived by his children Andrea (Craig) Coartney of Westfield, Nathan (Kayla) Hanger of Vandalia, Chelsea Hanger (significant other Chris Marquardt) of Springfield, Drew Hanger of Assumption; grandchildren Natalie Coartney, Ty Coartney, Claire Coartney, Callen Hanger, Cashlyn Hanger, Brody Matthews, Jackson Hanger, Quinalynn Hanger, Carley Marquardt; siblings Larry (Pam) Cearlock of Decatur, Beverly (Sonny) Johnston of Witt, and Judy (Rocky) DiPaolo of New Jersey and several nieces & nephews. Along with his parents, he was preceded by infant grandsons Caston & Blake Hanger and his beloved four-legged friend, Duke.
A memorial service for Jay will be held Thursday, August 22, 2019 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Steve Nance officiating. Burial will be in Rosemond Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service at the funeral home.
Memorials in Jay’s honor may be made to St. Jude Children Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 and will be accepted by McCracken-Dean Funeral Home who is assisting the family.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

22

Aug

10:00 AM 8/22/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/22/2019 11:00:00 AM
McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

308 East 2nd Street
Pana, IL 62557

McCracken-Dean Funeral Home
308 East 2nd Street Pana 62557 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

22

Aug

11:00 AM 8/22/2019 11:00:00 AM
McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

308 East 2nd Street
Pana, IL 62557

McCracken-Dean Funeral Home
308 East 2nd Street Pana 62557 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rosemond Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

N 2000 East Rd
Rosamond, IL 62083

N 2000 East Rd Rosamond 62083 IL
United States
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