William Thomas "Tom" Hankins, Jr. (Class of 1968), of Franklin, Tennessee passed from this life on March 27, 2016, at Williamson Medical Center. He was born October 19, 1946, in Warren County, Tennessee to William T. Hankins and Ruby Martin Hankins, who both predeceased him. He attended schools in Hickman County where he played team sports. An alumnus of Belmont University, he was a pitcher for the baseball team. After receiving a Master of Education degree from Middle Tennessee State University, he taught schools in Williamson County, spending most of his career as Vice-Principal at Franklin High School. Family and friends are invited to celebrate his life at the Elks Lodge #72 (485 Oak Meadow Drive, Franklin, TN 37064) on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the scholarship fund of the lodge or Meals on Wheels in your community.