Luther A. Hankins, 83, died Sunday, February 8th in Louisville. He was a retired show horse trainer and Korean War Army veteran. He was a member of the Walking Horse Trainer's Association and the Kentucky Walking Horse Association.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret H. Hankins of Shelbyville; his daughter, Debbie Ballard (Leonard) of Shelbyville; his sons, Allen Hankins (Connie) of Gravel Switch and Jamie Hankins (Jennifer) of Paris; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Shannon Funeral Home with Dr. Geoffrey McGillen officiating. The visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Grove Hill Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Association 1941 Bishop Lane Louisville, KY 40218.