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3124 Robinson Drive
WACO, TX 76706
Phone: 254-662-2131
Fax: 254-662-1311
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Ronald Gene
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August 8, 1941 – November 23, 2018

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Obituary for Ronald Gene Hancock

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On Friday, November 23, 2018, the trumpets sounded in Heaven and called another veteran home. Ronald Gene Hancock will be laid to rest on Wednesday, November 28, 10:30 a.m., at Proctor Cemetery, CR 335, Proctor, TX, where he will be buried with full military honors, with Chaplain Larry Holden officiating. The family will receive visitors 6 – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco.
Ronald Gene Hancock, faithful husband, valiant soldier, loving patriarch and life-long patriot is survived by his wife of almost 25 years, Carol; his son, Steve Hancock; his daughter, Terri Cobb; and his three step-daughters, Christina Smith, Jeanie Willis and Tricia Loughridge. Among a host of adoring family, Ron leaves behind sixteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, Danny Hancock, and two sisters, Peggy Grandsinger and Ruth Hancock.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Jeanette Wanda Hancock.
Ron was born on August 8, 1941 to Y.Z. and Johnnie (Walker) Hancock in the town of Loraine, TX, raised in Proctor, TX. After graduating high school he entered the United States Army in January of 1960 and served courageously for six years, including tours in Germany, Korea and Vietnam. Among other honors, Ron was recognized as a Gold Circle Member for his faithful support of the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ National Veterans Service Program. Following his service as a member of the Army Special Forces, Ron enjoyed a career as a truck driver for many years, where he earned several awards for professionalism and safe operations.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Sumabat, Eric Smith, Jr., Matthew Blanchard, Desmond Parker, Rocky Sumabat, and Zack Hill.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Ron’s name to the Veterans of Foreign War, www.heroes.vfw.org or your favorite local charity.

Visitation

When Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Pecan Grove Funeral Home
Address
3124 Robinson Dr
Waco, TX 76706

Service Information

When
Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 10:30am
Officiating
Chaplain Larry Holden
Location
Proctor Cemetery
Address
CR 335
Dublin, TX
Location Information
Between Dublin and Proctor