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Adams Funeral Home of Ozark
Saturday December 5th, 2020
11:00am - 2:00pm

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Greg Hanks

Gregory Kirk Hanks, age 71, a lifelong resident of Ozark, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020. He was born November 4, 1949, the son of Billy Joe and Ruth Ann (Landes) Hanks. He was a 1967 graduate of Ozark High School. He attended Southwest Missouri State in Springfield. Greg was drafted into the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam. Greg joined his parents in the family Western Auto Store in Ozark and continued the tradition upon their retirement. In 1999 Greg changed the name to Hanks Home Center. Upon selling, he went to work for Crader Distributing, retiring in 2013. A well known advocate of Ozark, Greg was a member of Ozark Masonic Lodge #352A.F. & A.M., served on the building committee for the Ozark Municipal Building, and was a member of Selmore Christian Church. He enjoyed playing golf, boating, cars, and mowing his yard. Survivors include: three children, Megan Hanks of Nixa, Dusten Hanks and wife Kari of Ozark, and Dena Kiss and husband Riccardo of Los Angeles; three grandchildren, Cori Doubek, Laney Doubek, and Lucas Hanks; a sister Donna Hensley of Ozark, and nephews. His parents preceded him in death as well as a grandson, Tyler Rogers. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Saturday, December 5, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. A private graveside service will follow in Ozark City Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bill Hanks-Wilbur Wilson OHS Scholarship Fund, in care of Finley River Foundation, P.O. Box 1176, Ozark, MO 65721 or to Selmore Christian Church.

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Funeral Home Owner Feb 9 2021 12:00 AM

Sincere condolences to Dustin and Dena! Greg was such a happy go lucky guy and he will be missed!

Trish Carr Dec 5 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Greg Hanks

Trish Carr Dec 5 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry fir y'all's loss. I've been thinking about you Donna, Jeff, Amy savvy and Mia. I pray for your Oracle during this tough time

jenny hudspeth Dec 4 2020 12:00 AM

Our sincere condolences to the entire family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. The Ozark and Christian County community was certainly blessed that he made his home and established his business here. He will be missed.

Loyd & Connie Todd Dec 3 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Greg, he was a really good fellow! Our prayers are with you. Tony and Debbie berbereia

tony berbereia Dec 3 2020 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear this. Always like dealing with Greg and his Father at Western Auto. Our Prayers and thoughts are with you. Russell and Marcia Grubaugh

Russell Grubaugh Dec 3 2020 12:00 AM

Greg was a great guy, loved to tease and have fun with. you will be missed. Jean Countryman Allen

Jean Allen Dec 2 2020 12:00 AM

One of a kind and a dear friend!

Hon Dr M Elise Crain Dec 2 2020 12:00 AM

He was a good ol boy, for sure.

Gary Shortt Dec 2 2020 12:00 AM

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