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John (Guy) Hancock, 90, Hancock Mtn, KY (1925-2015)

A World War II veteran of the United State Army, he served at the Battle of the Bulge. He grew up on Hancock Mountain near Monticello, KY. He was a Kentucky Colonel, and owned and operated Hancock's Standard Marathon Station for 45 years. Guy attended Grand Avenue Baptist Church in New Castle. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and loved horses. He like spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Guy never met a stranger. He leaves many relatives in Adair and Wayne Counties of Kentucky, as well as in Indiana and elsewhere.
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John "Guy" Hancock, 90, of New Castle, IN, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Glen Oaks Health Campus in New Castle, Indiana.

Funeral service will be Monday, July 6, 2015 at 9amCT/10amET, at Grand Avenue Baptist Church, 2910 Grand Avenue, New Castle, IN, with Rev. Tony Piper officiating. Burial will be in Green Hills Memory Gardens, 3578 W State Road 38, New Castle, IN. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Sunday, July 05, 2015, at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, 3406 South Memorial Drive, New Castle, IN.


John (Guy) Hancock, 90, Hancock Mtn, KY (1925-2015)

John "Guy" Hancock was born June 25, 1925, in Forbus, Pickett County, Tennessee. He was the son of the late Macmert and Florence Dishman Hancock. He died Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Glen Oaks Health Campus, New Castle, Henry County, KY at the age of 90 years, 6 days.

A World War II veteran of the United State Army, he served at the Battle of the Bulge. He grew up on Hancock Mountain near Monticello, KY. He was a Kentucky Colonel, and owned and operated Hancock's Standard Marathon Station for 45 years. Guy attended Grand Avenue Baptist Church in New Castle. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and loved horses. He like spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Guy never met a stranger.

Survivors include:
  • His wife of 55 years: Emojean Winchester Hancock of New Castle, IN

  • Three children:Jeffery Guy (Jamie) Hancock of New Castle, IN; James "Jim" (Ashley) Hancock of Lawrenceburg, IN; and John Saul Hancock of Baggs, WY

  • Three sisters: Gladys Roy, Bonnie Jane Claywell and Chris Ann Neat all of Columbia, KY

  • One brother: Earl Hancock of Monticello, KY

  • Seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews
Send a condolence to the family of John "Guy" Hancock

This obituary information is a courtesy of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY.


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