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1946 Richard 2020

Richard Hanson

September 20, 1946 — April 3, 2020


Richard A. Hanson, 73 passed away on April 3, 2020 at Homestead Hospital from a short illness. He was born on September 20, 1946 in Trenton, NJ to parents Joan and Andrew Hanson.  Richard was a long time resident of Islamorada and was a Master Marine Mechanic, surveyor and owner of Hansons Diesel &Yacht Service since 1974. He served 4 years with the US Coast Guard and was a Monroe County Reserve Deputy, as well as a life long member of the NRA and the FL Keys Shooting Club. He married his wife Donna (Bell) in 1993.

He is survived by his wife Donna, children; Lisa Merritt (David Galen) and Rob Merritt (Stacey) grandchildren:  Gray Ransom, Justin Hulick; Aidan, Delaney & Logan Merritt, and great granddaughter Mackenzie Hulick. Sister in law Janice Binkowski (John) of West Virginia. Niece; Laura Binkowski, Nephew Johnny Binkowski .

A Celebration of Life will be held at a future date.

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