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John Richard Hancock

February 15, 1951 ~ June 10, 2017 (age 66)

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SERVICES

Visitation
Saturday
June 24, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jessen Funeral Home - Whiteland Chapel
729 U.S. Hwy 31
Whiteland, IN 46184

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 24, 2017

11:00 AM
Jessen Funeral Home - Whiteland Chapel
729 U.S. Hwy 31
Whiteland, IN 46184


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John Richard Hancock, 66, of Indianapolis, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Greenwood. He was born on February 15, 1951 in Indianapolis, to his parents, John Daniel and Marjorie Louise (Spencer) Hancock.

He was a crew leader for the City of Indianapolis Department of Parks and Recreation from 1974, until his retirement, in 2012; he was also a member of the AFL-CIO, local 725.  John enjoyed going to the casinos and watching movies. He was an avid Frisbee golf enthusiast and loved sports, of all kinds. Uncle John loved his nieces and nephews, and spending time with them.

John is survived by two sisters, Patty Smith of Indianapolis and Barbara Thorne of Howell, Michigan; and one brother Mark Hancock of Indianapolis.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Butch Gibson and a sister, Donna Jones.

The family will be hosting a private memorial service, at 11:00 a. m. with a private visitation from 10:00 a.m., until the time of the service, on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 N. U.S. Hwy. 31. Inurnment will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.