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Charles Escott Hancock

August 27, 1932 - February 13, 2011
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Charles "Chuck" E. Hancock died on February 13, 2011 after complications from heart surgery. Chuck was born in Jamestown, NY on August 27, 1932 but grew up in Michigan. He graduated from Kettering University in 1954 and entered the Army for 2 years during the Korean Conflict and was always proud of his military service as a "Korean Veteran". He returned to the University of Michigan to receive his BSIE undergraduate degree in 1957 and continued on at Michigan for his MBA graduate degree in 1958. He was president of the U of M ski club in 1957-58. He began his career as a consultant with Touche Ross and then The Sessions...
Charles "Chuck" E. Hancock died on February 13, 2011 after complications from heart surgery. Chuck was born in Jamestown, NY on August 27, 1932 but grew up in Michigan. He graduated from Kettering University in 1954 and entered the Army for 2 years during the Korean Conflict and was always proud of his military service as a "Korean Veteran". He returned to the University of Michigan to receive his BSIE undergraduate degree in 1957 and continued on at Michigan for his MBA graduate degree in 1958. He was president of the U of M ski club in 1957-58.

He began his career as a consultant with Touche Ross and then The Sessions Company. While there, he wrote and published a text book on the Critical Path Method for project scheduling.

He then joined General Mills for a 34 year career with it and succeeding companies, retiring in 1996 as Senior Vice President of Operations at GoodMark Foods, Inc. in Raleigh, NC.

Chuck was an avid skier and skied all over the US and Europe. He became a member of the National Ski Patrol where he received an honorary National Appointment (#2792) and rose to become Assistant Division Director of the Central Division and Treasurer of the Southern Division of NSPS. Because of his interest in first aid and rescue procedures, he became a loyal member of the American Red Cross where he taught first aid and CPR for 45 years. He also served on the Board of the local ARC chapter in Wake County for many years and was member of the Garner Rescue Squad for a number of years.

Chuck was a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church where he served in many roles but was particularly proud of his duties during his three year stint as a Deacon.

Chuck was predeceased by his daughter Wendi Ayn Hancock in 1985 and his beloved wife of 46 years, Delphine Hancock, in 2004. He is survived by a daughter, Deborah, of Santa Fe, NM and a daughter, Catherine Coleman and her husband Buddy Coleman and his two grandchildren, Matthew and Adam Coleman of Wilmington, NC He is also survived by his son, Scott Hancock, and his wife Amanda Hancock of Wilmington, NC. He was survived by his brother John "Penny" Hancock and his wife Marissa of Florida. He met Dr. Anne Fishel of Chapel Hill after his wife's death and they became soul mates and companions for many years of traveling, playing bridge, and attending UNC sporting events.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 18, 2011 at Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church, 7506 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh, NC 27615. The family will receive friends 7:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday, February 17th at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 E. Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27609.

The family asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Wendi Ayn Hancock Memorial Fund at UNC Chapel Hill. This fund is in honor of Wendi and allows other women recognition and financial support for making life better at UNC Chapel Hill. Please send donations to P.O. Box 309 Chapel Hill, NC 27514.

Condolences may be sent to www.BrownWynne.com

"Dear Debbie and Family, Thank you for sharing your fathers beautiful memorial. He had a happy and full life. It was nice to see photos of your mother and..." Debbe Creech (Halifax, VA)

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