JEFFERSON - Thomas Knox "Tom" Hancock, 64, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born in Atlanta, the son of Elwyn Warburton Hancock of St. Augustine, Fla. and the late Knox Hancock. He was a devoted employee, who loved his job everyday for 20 years at Kraft Foods. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in the Vietnam War, was a member of the Flippen Methodist Church in Flippen, and attended Pendergrass Baptist Church.
Survivors in addition to his mother include his wife, Joy Hall Hancock, Jefferson; daughter, Elizabeth (Rick) Pittard, Athens; son, Ross (Lorie) Hancock, Lawrenceville; grandchildren, Breannah, Spencer and Reese; and sister, Jo Masuret, Jacksonville, Fla.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, July 28, at Pendergrass Baptist Church with the Rev. Ervin Goss officiating. Interment will be held Tuesday, July 30, at 11 a.m., at the Cleghorn Valley Baptist Church Cemetery in Virginia.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com