Carl Hansen

Obituary of Carl Hansen

Carl Hansen, 88, husband of Marie Lewis Ard Hansen, died Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at his home.


Born in Penn Yan, NY, he was a son of the late John Hansen and Maria Paulsen Hansen.


Mr. Hansen was a member of Pinewood Baptist Church and was the retired owner and operator of Pinewood Trucking Company.


He was a U. S. Navy Korean veteran and was a member of American Legion Post 15.


Surviving are his wife of Sumter; six sons, Paul Hansen (Laura), Tony Hansen (Linda), Jeff Hansen (Amy), Joey Hansen (Tina), Niel Hansen, Phil Hansen (June); seven daughters, Yannick Ingersol, Pauline Baug, Carole Hansen, Pearl Hansen all of NY; Dianne Geddings (John), Carol Oxendine, Robin Pollock (Brian) all of Sumter; one stepson, John Ard (Mildred) of Manning; two stepdaughters, Linda Ross (Greg) of Columbia, and Ginger Moore (Tommy) of Rembert; 31 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held at 10 A.M. Saturday at Pinewood Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Gray, Rev. Bennie Barwick, Rev. Jonathan Bradshaw and Rev. Steve Sanderson officiating. 


Burial will follow in the Pinewood Cemetery.


Grandsons will serve as Pallbearers.


The family will receive friends from 4 P.M. to 6 P.M. Friday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and other times at the home.


Memorials may be made to Pinewood Baptist Church, P. O. Box 176, Pinewood, SC 29125 or to a charity of one’s choice. 


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The family would like to express their thanks to Dr. McFaddin, Dr. Ford, the ER doctors and nurses of Palmetto Health, to Tuomey Hospice, to Thomas Nickens, Eleanor Seijey and Tim Evans.


Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.