Obituary for Samuel L. Hancock
Samuel L. Hancock, 76, of Orrstown, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 23, 2017 at his home.
Born Saturday, December 21, 1940 in Shippensburg, he was a son of the late Harper E. and Lena E. Warren Hancock.
Samuel was a United States Army and Air Force Veteran serving in the Vietnam War. He retired from Letterkenny Army Depot where he worked as a truck driver.
He was a life member of the Durff-Kuhn VFW Post # 6168, and a member of the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post # 223 both in Shippensburg. He was a life member of the LSL Sportsman Club in Orrstown, and a life member of the Retired Sergeants Association in Texas.
Samuel is survived by one son, Michael L. Hancock, Morrisville, NC; and one sister, Peggy Furry, of Chambersburg.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ferrell Hancock who died February 9, 2008; four brothers, Robert, Richard, Wayne, and Roger Hancock; and three sisters, Patricia Adams, Mary Thayler, and Nancy Hancock.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc., with the Rev. DeVone Cordell officiating. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens with Military Honors conducted by the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post # 223 Honor Guard. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service on Saturday in the funeral home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.