JOHN ANDREW HANCOCK
John A. Hancock passed away quietly on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, in
Nags Head, NC. John was a wonderful, fun loving, happy guy. He
lived in Hatteras, NC for over 40 years.
John was born
in Richmond, VA on January 19, 1946. He lived in Richmond and
Williamsburg during his young adult life. John was a graduate of
Hermitage High School in Richmond.
While in the Outer Banks,
John worked many years for Colony Realty and the Channel Bass
Restaurant. He was loved and greatly respected by all in the
community, and he quietly helped so many people. He was a
wonderful cook. You could always talk to him and receive assurance that
everything is in God's hands.
John was the son of the late John
Ernest and Elvera Hancock, of Mathews County, VA and the brother of the
late Wanda Bethea.
He is survived by his sister, Marilyn
Holleman, and his brother, Tom T. Hancock. He was a loving uncle
to Susan Holleman and David Holleman; his great-nephew, Yates Holleman;
and his great-grandnephew, Carter Holleman. Also surviving John
is his longtime friend, George Becker of Hatteras.
No services are planned at this time. Donations of remembrance may be sent to Hatteras Island Meals.
to the family may be expressed via the online register
www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was
entrusted with arrangements.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959