Hancock, Reginald R.

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Reginald R. Hancock, 90, of Floyd, passed away Saturday April 19, 2014. He was a member of the Fairview Church of the Brethren for 61 years and the Adult Sunday School Teacher for 41 years.

He was a World War II Veteran Staff Sargent with The United States Army earning a Purple Heart. He worked for the United States Government for 44 years and The Blue Ridge Park Service for 38 years.

He was preceded in death by a son; Marvin Hancock. He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years; Sylvia Hancock, son; Samuel Hancock (Brenda), daughter; Joyce Duncan (Steve), daughter-in-law; Lois Hancock, sister; Opalene Roberson, brothers-in-law; Sebert Rorrer (Jean), Claude Rorrer (Christine), sister-in-law; Reva Belcher, grandchildren; Stephanie Link (Steve), Tracy Hancock, Stephen Hancock, Billy Hancock (Erica), Susan Sowers (Ray), Amanda Montgomery, Heather Higgs (Steve), twenty-one great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday April 22, 2014 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jason Pratt officiating with interment to follow at the Topeco cemetery with Flag presentation by the Floyd V.F.W. Post 7854. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday April 21, 2014 at Maberry Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to The Fairview Church of the Brethren, c/o: Wayne Keith, 617 Fairview Church Road SW, Floyd, VA 24091.