Walter D. Hanger

April 16, 1952 ~ December 6, 2018 (age 66)

Walter D. Hanger age 66 of Indianapolis went home to be with his Lord on December 6, 2018. He was born on April 16, 1952 to Floyd and Helen Hanger in Indianapolis, Indiana. Walter is survived by his wife Joyce Hanger, his five children, Jeffrey, John, and Joseph Hanger of Indianapolis, Alicia Mummert of Pendleton, IN and Scott Hanger of Fishers, IN, and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Three Sisters: Judy Cass, Donna Baldwin and Dena Hanger and four brothers: David, Bill, Ray and Cecil Hanger. Walter loved driving the church bus and teaching Junior Church at Hope Baptist Church for several years. For the past four years Walter enjoyed going on bus visitation and was able to teach Junior Church at Greenwood Bible Baptist Church. He went on several mission trips which included trips to Russia and Peru, South America and he also visited with a church on an Indian Reservation and made many new Christian friends during that time. Walter read his bible every day and enjoyed reading many different Christian books. Walter led his family in prayer every night, praying for all of the children in the family and all of the brothers and sisters, and the church family. Walter worked as a maintenance man for several area apartment complexes. He attended classes at ITT Tech studying refrigeration and air conditioning.  A Celebration of Walter’s life will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Greenwood Cemetery Association. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 4 to 7 pm at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel.