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Luke Edward Hanson, age 29, of Fayetteville, passed away on November 9, 2017.
Luke was born on February 8, 1988 at West Paces Ferry Hospital in Atlanta. He spent his early childhood in Columbus, Ohio with his parents and brother. The family moved back to the Atlanta area in 1994. Luke graduated from Luella High School in Locust Grove in 2006. He went on to graduate from Georgia Southern University in 2010 earning a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree. Upon graduation, Luke became a part of the Delta family, where his career quickly advanced. His business talents earned him several promotions in his position as a Team Leader. He was well loved and respected at his job. During his tenure at Delta, Luke met the love of his life, Donya. The two were a perfect match and a true blessing to one another. Luke and Donya became husband and wife on October 5, 2017.
Luke was larger than life in stature and in personality. He was funny and clever. He collected performance cars and enjoyed e-sports, camping, kayaking and biking. Luke had just begun building an aircraft with his father and brother. He was loved by many friends who enjoyed his company. Luke is a child of God.
Luke is preceded in death by his paternal grandmother: Mary Kay Hanson. He is survived by his loving wife: Donya Hanson of Fayetteville; parents: Mark and Anne Hanson of Locust Grove; brother: Mark Hanson Jr. of Griffin; mother-in-law: Diane Stagner; brother-in-law: Ryan Stagner; paternal grandfather: George Hanson; maternal grandparents: Victor and Katherine Kahanek; aunts and uncles: Tammy and Scott Van Horn, Kyle and Debbie Kahanek, and Kim and Dwayne Ritchie; cousins: Ashley, Austin, Kendra, Kayla, Zachary and Jonathan; niece: Hadlee; nephews: Ryder and Carter; adored pets: Nia, Kate and General Tso.
A celebration of Luke’s life will be Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Community Bible Church, 2001 Jodeco Rd, Stockbridge, GA 30281.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Wings for Life – Spinal Cord Research Foundation, Inc.
The Hanson family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 1086 Highway 54 West, Fayetteville.