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David Leslie Hansen GOOSE CREEK - David Leslie Hansen, 77, of Goose Creek, passed away, Saturday, January 9, 2016. Born in Lafayette, CO, he was the son of the late John and Maxine Hansen. Retired Command Master Chief Petty Officer David L. Hansen served in the United States Navy for 30 years, on aircraft carriers, oilers, destroyers, cruisers, and two submarines. He served in Vietnam for over two years and earned a Bronze Star, 2 Purple Hearts, and various other awards. In addition to his military accolades he was a member of the Santee Cooper Bass Club, Tin Can Sailors, the Scottish Rite, the Omar Shrine Temple (former Commander of Marching Patrol Unit), 40 and 8 - Voyager 1067; and, his military affiliations. His family will remember him as a loving husband, father, and grandfather. David is survived by his wife, Loreto Zapanta Hansen of Goose Creek; one daughter, Kathy Hansen Sweigart and her husband, Darren of Irmo, SC; sons, Gene Hansen of Summerville and Art Hansen and his wife Janet Cummings-Hansen of Summerville; grandchildren, Savannah, Chase, Sophia, Daniel, and Logan; brother, Kenneth Hansen; his children from a previous marriage, Cindy Hansen Baughman, Douglas Hansen, and David Hansen. A visitation with Masonic Rites will be held Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 6:00 pm -8:00 pm at MCALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, GOOSE CREEK CHAPEL. A celebration of his life will be at 11:00 am Friday, January 15, 2016 at the funeral home. A burial will immediately follow at Plantation Memorial Gardens, Moncks Corner, SC. Military Honors will be rendered by the American Legion Post 166 and the Submarine Veterans will perform the Bell Tolling. Expressions of sympathy may be submitted or viewed online at www.mcalister-smith.com
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