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Robert Wayne Hancock

October 5, 1936 August 7, 2019
Robert Wayne Hancock
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Obituary for Robert Wayne Hancock

Robert Wayne Hancock, of Rolla, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at the age of 82.
He was born in Ottumwa, Iowa, on October 5, 1936, to the late Robert Vincent and Alice (Hopwood) Hancock.
On August 29, 1960, he married Diane Beale who preceded him in death on March 8, 2013.
Mr. Hancock had a distinguished military career serving in the U.S. Army from 1953-1973. He served two tours in Korea, one in Lebanon, and two in Vietnam, earning the Bronze Star and other awards and commendations. He retired honorably earning the rank of Master Sergeant. After his active military career he served another twenty-one years in civil service overseeing the Army Reserve Center in Rolla. Robert was a member of the Rolla Moose Lodge, Rolla Masonic Lodge and Shrine Club, Rolla Eagles Lodge, and Life member of VFW 2025 in Rolla.
In addition to his parents and wife, Diane Hancock, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry Lee Hancock.
He will be greatly missed by his surviving family which includes two daughters, Tammy Elrod, of Rolla and Angie Stevens and husband Brian, also of Rolla; one brother, Larry Hancock, of WI; his granddaughter, Sarah Elrod, of Rolla; other extended family members and dear friends.
A graveside service with full military honors for Robert Hancock will be held at 11 am Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Rolla City Cemetery. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5-7 pm Friday, August 9th at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society.


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Visitation

Friday

9

Aug

5:00 PM 8/9/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/9/2019 7:00:00 PM
Null & Son Funeral Home

1010 Kingshighway
Rolla, MO 65401

Null & Son Funeral Home
1010 Kingshighway Rolla 65401 MO
United States

Graveside

Saturday

10

Aug

11:00 AM 8/10/2019 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 8/10/2019 11:30:00 AM
Rolla City Cemetery

Highway 72
Rolla, MO 65401

Rolla City Cemetery
Highway 72 Rolla 65401 MO
United States

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Rolla City Cemetery Final Resting Place

Highway 72
Rolla, MO 65401

Highway 72 Rolla 65401 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

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