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Edwin Monroe Hancock

April 1, 1942 ~ February 6, 2022 (age 79)


Edwin Monroe Hancock, 79, of Paducah passed away at 11:00am on Sunday, February 6, 2022, at his residence.

In his life he was a third-generation owner of Hancock’s Grocery on the southside of Paducah. He then became a skilled home builder and cabinet maker. He was also a charter member of Southland Baptist Temple.

Edwin is survived by his wife of 61 years, Barbara Hancock; his sons, Charles Hancock and David Hancock; one grandson, Zachary Thompson; three great-granddaughters; and one sister, Betty Park.

Edwin is preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Virginia Hancock.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, February 11, 2022, at Maplelawn Park Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Bebout officiating. Burial will follow.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.

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February 11, 2022

2:00 PM
Maplelawn Park Cemetery
1335 N. 13th St.
Paducah, KY 42001

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