Eric Aaron Albert Hackney, 43, passed away on Sunday evening, Oct. 16, 2016 from injuries sustained in a private airplane crash near Camp Kern in Warren County. Eric was born Dec. 27, 1972, in Wilmington. He was a lifetime member of Chester Friends Meeting House. Eric moved to Punta Gorda, Florida in 2008 to be close to his mother. A deep love of family and friends and non-stop energy for work and play were his trademarks. He was able to leave people with a smile. He was a graduate of Wilmington High School, and attended Wright State University. Eric was not only a licensed pilot, but a highly accomplished businessman. He is survived by his mother, Maureen Larkin, and step-father, Tom Larkin; fiancé, Ali Chang; brother Warwick Hackney and wife Emily and brother and sister Clint Hackney and son Jake and Cortney and Gail Lakes and husband Larry, and sons Brad his wife Linda and family and Matthew; son, Jonathan Hackney; Uncle Patrick Warwick; as well as many loving cousins, great nephews and nieces, and friends. He is preceded in death by grandparents, Howard and Lucille Hackney, George Warwick and Margaret Warwick; and his father, Albert Hackney; uncle, Roderick Hackney; and aunts Katherine Luby and Maxine Warwick. Receiving of Friends and Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at Chester Friends Meeting, 3451 Gurneyville Road, Wilmington, OH 45177. The service and reception will be then follow at 3 p.m. at Chester Friends Meeting. The Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, Wilmington has been entrusted with the arrangements. Contributions in memory of Eric may be made to Chester Friends Meeting.
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