February 27, 1928 - January 2, 2022
Howard Herbert Hansford of Valdosta, GA passed away of natural causes at the age of 94 on January 2, 2022. Mr. Hansford was born in Alameda, CA on February 27, 1928 to the late Walter D. and Beatrice M. (Kennett) Hansford. Mr. Hansford was a WWll Veteran serving in the Army. He retired from the Alameda Naval Air Station as a Planner Estimator after 37 years of service. After retiring in 1983, Mr. & Mrs. Hansford moved to Valdosta GA (where Mrs. Hansford was from). Mr. Hansford worked at Saft as a supervisor, and then he worked at 1st America Drugs for 20 years as a Delivery Driver. Mr. Hansford was also a volunteer at the East Brooks Fire Department for 30 years and the Chaplain of the American Legion Post 13 for 14 years. Mr. Hansford met his beloved wife Linzie (Brady) Hansford at the USO in Alameda Ca and proposed after 3 days. They were married on Christmas Eve December 24, 1948 and celebrated their 73rd anniversary this Christmas Eve December 24, 2021. Mr. Hansford is survived by his wife Linzie, daughters and sons-in-law, Vicky & Paul Harrison of Montverde FL, Beatrice “Pixie” & Allen Stanford of Newcastle OK, 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter, and was proceeded in death by his daughter Barbara Kelly. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 6, 2022 in Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at the funeral home. Mr. Hansford was an avid animal lover, especially cats. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to D.A.R.E Animal Rescue, Valdosta GA www.dareanimalrescue.com. Kind words and expressions of sympathy can be left for the family at www.musicfuneralservices.com. The Hansford family is being served by the professional and caring staff of Music Funeral Services of Valdosta.
Howard Herbert Hansford of Valdosta, GA passed away of natural causes at the age of 94 on January 2, 2022. Mr. Hansford was born in Alameda, CA on February 27, 1928 to the late Walter D. and Beatrice M. (Kennett) Hansford. Mr. Hansford was... View Obituary & Service Information
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