Royce Glenn HancockMarch 30, 1949 ~ September 10, 2017 (age 68)
Royce Glenn Hancock, age 68, of Clarksville, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Royce was born March 30, 1949, in Gallatin, TN, to the late John Edgar Hancock and Thelma Ledbetter Hancock. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Joyce Janiec.
Royce served with the Tennessee Highway Patrol, starting in 1968. He began working with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department in 1972, where he served as Chief Deputy until 1979, when he began his career in real estate.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Thursday, September 14, at 11:00 AM, at the Chapel of Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, with Rev. Steve Lannom officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 13, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, and Thursday, September 14, from 9:00 AM until the hour of service, at the funeral home.
Royce is survived by his two daughters, Scarlett Hancock of Clarksville, TN and Melissa Campbell of Murfreesboro, TN; three grandchildren, John-Edgar Thomas Crossland of Ft. Bragg, NC, Ellie Bolin of Clarksville, TN, and Peter Royce Campbell of Murfreesboro, TN; and the mother of his children, Donna W. Hancock.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Montgomery County Sheriff Reserve, in support of The K-9 Search and Rescue Team, 120 Commerce Street, Clarksville, TN 37040.
Arrangements are entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at www.nealtarpleyparchman.com.