A memorial service celebrating the life of Oliver Nichols Hancock, Jr. 69, of Ridgeway, will be held at 6:00 PM, Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff Elgin Chapel. Pastor Sonny Sellers will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made in Mr, Hancock’s memory to the American Cancer Society c/o Gail Kirkland, 647 Lachicotte Road, Lugoff, SC 29078 or Heartstrings Hospice, 115 Blarney Drive, Suite 212, Columbia, SC 29223.
Mr. Hancock, husband of the late Carolyn Lucas Hancock, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Born in Columbia, SC, he was the son of the late Nell Cannon Hancock and Oliver Nichols Hancock, Sr. Oliver worked at Gibbes Machinery prior to becoming owner operator of Hancock Machine Shop in Columbia.
Mr. Hancock was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church of Columbia, and Acacia Lodge #94.
Mr. Hancock is survived by sons Brian N. Hancock (Angelika) of Martinez, GA and Jason O. Hancock of Columbia: grandchildren, Derrick Hancock, Katie Hancock, and Samantha Schausten. He was predeceased by sister, Wrenna H. Campbell.
Online condolences may be sent to the Hancock family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.
Kornegay Funeral Home Lugoff-Elgin Chapel is in charge of arrangements.