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In Memory of

Donald Edward Hancock

August 16, 1929 - November 23, 2016

Obituary


Donald Edward Hancock, age 87, of Knoxville passed away on November 23, 2016. He was a 60 year member of Fountain City Presbyterian Church, where he had also served as a deacon. Mr. Hancock was a former manager of Tate Window and Door Company. He was the most avid sports fan ever! He enjoyed golf, softball, fishing, billiards, racket ball and bowling, and the U.T. VOLS. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Mr. Hancock was preceded in death by his parents Richard and Pearl Hancock; two sisters: Pauline and Mildred and...

Donald Edward Hancock, age 87, of Knoxville passed away on November 23, 2016. He was a 60 year member of Fountain City Presbyterian Church, where he had also served as a deacon. Mr. Hancock was a former manager of Tate Window and Door Company. He was the most avid sports fan ever! He enjoyed golf, softball, fishing, billiards, racket ball and bowling, and the U.T. VOLS. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Mr. Hancock was preceded in death by his parents Richard and Pearl Hancock; two sisters: Pauline and Mildred and two brothers: Cliff and Clayton. Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years Harriett Perry Hancock; sons: Donald Hancock and his wife Karen and Tim Hancock and his wife Pam; grandchildren: Brett Hancock, Jill Hancock, Jennifer Hancock and April Hancock, along with many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 27, 2016 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm in the chapel of Berry Lynnhurst Funeral home. The Funeral Service will follow at 7:00 pm with Rev. Max Reddick and Lyn Oakley officiating. The Graveside Service will be held on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 11:00 am in Lynnhurst Cemetery. Everyone is asked to assemble at the gravesite by 10:45 am for the service. The family would like to thank the staff of Courtyard Senior Living for their excellent care of Mr. Hancock. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fountain City Presbyterian Church, 500 Hotel Road, Knoxville, TN 37918 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 157 Western Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37918. Please visit www.berrylynnhurst.com to leave condolences for the family.