James “Jim” Hanson, 75, of Bridgeport, OH, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at O.V.M.C., Wheeling.

He was born October 29, 1938, in Martins Ferry, OH, son of the late Harry and Eleanora Graham Hanson.

Jim was a retired craneman from Wheeling- Pittsburgh Steel, Yorkville Plant, a U.S. Army veteran, and a member of the First Christian Church, Martins Ferry.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and David Hanson.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Judy Kavanas Hanson; two sons, James, Jr. (Tanja) Hanson of Columbus, OH and Mark (Heather) Hanson of Bridgeport, OH; one brother, Charles Hanson of Iowa; one sister, Cheryl Reed of Bridgeport, OH; three grandchildren, Dawn, Kayla, and Cody Hanson; a great-grandson, Tyler; and several nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements entrusted to the Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 1 Ridgecrest Road, Bethlehem/Wheeling.

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.