Dudley Turner Hancock, 89, of Greenville

HancockGREENVILLE, KY., — Dudley Turner Hancock of Greenville went to be with his Heavenly Father on November 14, 2017 at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. He was born to Noel and Hazel Hancock on September 13, 1928. Turner was a faithful member of First Baptist Church where he ministered until he was unable to serve anymore. He was active in many areas of the church as an ordained deacon, Sunday school teacher, youth training union leader and church clerk for over 16 years. He was member of the Sanctuary choir for over 30 years as well as serving on the Baptismal Committee for over 30 years. His special ministry at church was sponsor of the First Baptist Church Touring Choir directed by Bro. Jack C. Duvall. This youth choir traveled to several states, including Washington, D.C. where they ministered in song to a number of churches. He was a Kentucky Colonel. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Turner worked as a printer for the Sherrod/Doss families at Commercial Printing for over 50 years.

He is survived by the love of his life for 63 years Shirley Webb Hancock, beloved daughter Susan Denise and husband Tony Gipson of Greenville, a brother Fred and Reta Hancock of Union City, Tennessee, sister-in-law Pat Hancock of Ohio and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Noel and Hazel Hancock and 2 brothers Thomas Hancock and Donald Hancock.

He will be at First Baptist Church Sanctuary in Greenville for visitation on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 5pm – 8pm and Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 9am – 11am.

His funeral service will be at First Baptist Church on Thursday, November 16 at 11am. Military honors and burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.

We request in lieu of flowers a donation be made to the First Baptist Church Christian Life Center. Gary’s Funeral Home Greenville, KY are in charge of arrangements.

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