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Oral Hancock, 82

Oral Hancock, 82, of Columbia, Ky, died Wednesday, August 05, 2020 in Columbia.

He was born August 20, 1937, in Wayne County, to the late Loren and Glenna Hancock and was also preceded in death by; one brother, Edgar Hancock and four sisters, Charlene Taylor, Betty Burton, Jewell Law and Geneva Ray.

Oral was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and businessman in Columbia, starting the family business, Hancock Tire in 1995 and remained a vital part of the business as long as he was able.

Survivors include; two sons Alex (Pam) Hancock and Troy (Donna) Hancock all of Columbia; two daughters Tracy Lewis and Tasha Warren (Travis Cole) all of Columbia; four brothers Gerald Hancock of Columbus, Ind., Jay Reed Hancock of Springfield, Virginia, Jeff Hancock of Russell County, Ronnie Hancock of Columbia; two sisters Vera Burris of Columbus, Indiana and Carolyn Sue Perry of Flora, Ill.; five grandchildren Dustin, Rachel, Jayden, Jaxon and Amber; five great grandchildren Skye, Blaide, Keegan, Tripton and Jaylin.

Special caregivers his former wife, Brenda Hancock and Teresa Dean.

A local sister in law Rosella Hancock of Columbia, several nieces, nephews, other relatives, customers and friends

Funeral service were Sunday, August 9, 2020  at Trinity United Methodist Church with Rev. Steve Pescosolido officiated.

Burial followed in Haven Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to Hosparus Green River or Gideon Bibles which can be made at the church.

Casket bearers: employees of Hancock Tire.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.

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