MITCHELL – Gearry George Hancock, 73, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, surrounded by family and friends at his residence.
Born May 30, 1946, in Bedford, he was the son of Milton O. “Pete” and Edna M. (Lucas) Hancock. He married Beverlee Kay King April 9, 1965.
Gearry was employed at Hancock Construction Company and for several years he worked for P. F. Environmental located at Lehigh Cement Plant. He served on the City of Mitchell Fire Department for 47 years and was a graduate of Mitchell High School in 1964. Gearry enjoyed helping others and being with family and friends.
Beverlee Hancock of Mitchell
Cynthia (Brian) Rainey of Mitchell
Mitchell and Grant Rainey
Jerry L. Hancock, Sr. of Mitchell
several nieces and nephews
His parents and brother, Milton O. Hancock, Jr., preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 1, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Phillip McDonald officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Sunday and from noon until the service on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial Gifts: White River Humane Society