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Memorial for Eugene Hancock

Born in Taylor, Texas on Apr. 8, 1936
Departed on Jan. 18, 2016 and resided in Austin,, TX.
Service: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
11:00 am
Cemetery: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
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Eugene Hancock was born April 8, 1936 in Taylor, Texas to L. c. and Lela (King) Hancock. Soon after they moved to Austin.

Accepting Christ at an early age, he was a member of the Grant Chapel African Methodist Church, under the leadership of Rev. W. d. Williams, his godfather. Eugene was a graduate of the Original L. C. Anderson High School, Class of 1954. Upon graduated high school, Eugene attended Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas and later was drafted twice into the Army.

Eugene married Barbara Jean Caruthers on June 27, 1964. Their marriage was blessed with 3 children.

He was a supervisor at the Internal Revenue Service for 19 years until he began is own business. He was an avid football, basketball, track and field and boxing fan. He also loved music, especially Sam Cooke and The O'Jays! He was a natural comedian with a wonderful sense of humor and he loved Richard Pryor!

He was preceded in death by his parents and nephew, Courtney Dewayne Washington.

Left to cherish and continue his love is his wife, Barbara Hancock and their 3 loving children, Michael of Austin, TX, Stacie of Houston, TX and Kevin (Christina) Hancock of Austin, TX. He also leaves 7 beloved grandchildren: Emerald Coleman, Asia Zachary, Nia Zachary and Makai, Mikhail, Mason and Major Hancock; one sister, Norma Jean (Tony) Lawrence; 2 nieces, Judge Lela Mays of Dallas and Erica Lawrence of Katy. He also leaves 3 grandnephews, Courtney and Christian Mays of Dallas and Eric Finley of Katy and one grandniece, Eris Finley of Katy. Eugene also leaves behind his best friend and cousin Lynell Johnson and best friend Henry Clay Harrison, and a host of extended family and friends.
  

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