Leo B. Hanna, 95, passed away on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at. He was born in Acy, LA and a resident of Pierre Part, LA. Leo proudly served in WWII and the U.S. Coast Guard. He later retired from Exxon, where he worked in the lavatory unit. Leo was an avid lover of wildlife and nature. He is survived by his loving companion of 22 years, Mary E. Sinclair; son, David Reed Hanna and wife Candy; and two grandsons, Daniel and Darryl Hanna. Preceded in death by his parents, William and Pearl Hanna; wife, Avis McAllister Hanna; son, Richard Hanna; brothers, Benny and Earl Hanna; and sisters, Eckie, Velma and Jimmie Hanna; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be observed at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy., on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Visiting will resume on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 12 noon until funeral service. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow in Resthaven Gardens of Memory. Pallbearers will be Anthony Simoneaux, Dustin May, Roddie Peeples, Earl May, Bob Cain; and David. Special thanks to Southern Hospice; and to Dustin May, for his faithful, kindness and genuine care that he gave at any time, day or night. Family and friends may sign the online memorial, leave a personal note to the family, or order flowers at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.
Published by The Advocate from Jun. 8 to Jun. 10, 2014.