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Hubert James Tankersley

July 31, 1923 ~ October 5, 2019 (age 96)

Hubert J. Tankersley, age 96 of Copley, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019.
He was born July 31, 1923, in Lafolette, TN, son of the late Thomas and Nellie (Cate) Tankersley.
Hubert was a Marine Corp. veteran serving in the Second Marine Division in the South Pacific during WWII. 
Hubert retired from  Goodyear Tire.  After retirement he was a realtor in Las Vegas. 
Hubert is survived by his children Teri Vasile, Thomas (Linda) Tankersley, Hubert James (Susan)Tankersley II, Nancy (David) Robertson, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, sister Marie Fogle of Columbus and several nieces and nephews. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son-in-law George R. Vasile, his former wife Elsie (Stewart)Tankersley, and sister Mildred Rupp.

Special thanks to his loving caregivers, Janessa Gregory, Reva Knop, and Polly Clapper.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. at Heitger Funeral Home - Jackson Chapel, 5850 Wales Ave. N.W., Massillon,
Calling hours will be held prior to the service from 10:30 to 11:30 A.M. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either Tunnels to Towers Foundation or Fisher House Foundation. 
Condolences to the family may be made here on our tribute wall.
Heitger Funeral Home and Crematory - Jackson Chapel  330-830-0148

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