Mr. Hancock died Saturday, July 31, 2010, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville.
He was a retired residential and commercial painter, was a United States Navy Korean Conflict veteran and a member of Rock Front Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Betty T. Hancock of Hopkinsville; one son and daughter-in-law, William Jeffery and Patricia Hancock of Frankfort; four sisters, Mary Edmonds, Linda Thomas, Judy Edmonds, and Helen Hite, all of Cadiz; three brothers, Robert L. Hancock, Franklin D. Hancock and Roy E. Hancock, all of Cadiz; one grandaughter, Isabel Hancock.
He was preceded in death by his father, Luther Hancock, and mother, Augusta (Carpenter) Hancock; five brothers, John T. Hancock, James L. Hancock, Ernest “De De” Hancock, Leslie Hancock and Howard D. Hancock; three sisters, Ann Hardy, Margurite Hancock and Laura Humphries.
Serving as pallbearers wereGayle Terrell, Joe Lee Terrell, David Hardy, Milburn Hardy, Jackie Humphries, Denny Thomas, Nick Edmonds and Barry Hancock.