Chris "Val" Hanchey

September 30, 1937 - February 15, 2015


Chris “Val” Hanchey, 77, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Sunday, February 15, 2015 surrounded by his family. Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Greg Hanchey & wife Diana of DeRidder, LA, Paul Hanchey & wife Missy of DeRidder, LA; daughters, Kristy Barron & husband Bart of Merryville, LA, Valerie Hanchey of Los Angeles, CA; brother, Allen Hanchey & wife Margarit of Merryville, LA; 8 granchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 2 grand dogs. Mr. Hanchey was preceded in death his parents, Chris & Nell Hanchey.


Mr. Hanchey was born September 30, 1937 to Chris & Nell Hanchey in DeRidder. He graduated from DeRidder High School in 1956. He worked at DeRidder City Police Dept., owner & operator of Hanchey’s Texaco Station , and he was a school bus driver for Beauregard Parish School System. He was a member of the DeRidder Masonic Lodge #271. He loved flying remote control airplanes.


Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 17, 2015 from 5:00pm until 10:00pm and Wednesday, February 18, 2015 from 10:00am until time of funeral service at 1:00pm all at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Rev. Lindsey Burns will officiate. Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, LA.

Chris "Val" Hanchey