William “Willie” Lee Hankins, age 60 of Sophia, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at his home.
Willie was born in Guilford County on January 27, 1962 to Robert Lee and Betty Janny Hankins. Willie worked for 35 years at RCR Custom Frames as a machine shop supervisor. He enjoyed gardening vegetables, watching westerns and listening to music. Willie was an old fashioned kind of man and wasn’t afraid to speak his mind. He loved his family, his dogs, and especially his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Willie is preceded in death by his wife, Viola Hankins; and brothers, Larry and Gary Hankins.
Willie is survived by his sons, Robert Lee Hankins, Sr. of Sophia, Allen Marcus (Holly) Hankins of Sophia; grandchildren, Robert Hankins, Jr., Chasity Hankins, Brayden Hankins; sisters, Teresa (Steve) Taylor of Trinity, Wanda (Angel) Lanier of High Point, Tina (Timmy) Hankins of High Point; and his faithful canine companions, Boo Boo and Taz.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 7, 2022 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Pugh Funeral Home, 600 South Main St., Randleman. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Calvary Baptist Church, 4431 Bowman Ave., Randleman with Brother Grant Taylor officiating.
Memorials may be made in Willie’s honor to the American Heart Association, American Heart Association | To be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives