Maurice Robert “Bob” Hancock
August 14, 1938 ~ May 13, 2023

Maurice Robert “Bob” Hancock, 84, of East Ridge went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 13, 2023, with his family by his side.  Bob was born in Ft. Meade, FL on August 14, 1938, to the late Maurice and Helen Hancock.  As a teenager Bob moved to Miami, FL and he also resided in Ocala, FL, Alma, GA, and East Ridge, TN.  Bob graduated from Edison High School.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami Christian University, and he received his Master of Biblical Studies and Doctor of Biblical Studies from Bethany Theological Seminary.  Bob was a minister of the Gospel having been the former pastor of Pine Level Church in Georgia and Berean Baptist Church in Florida.  Throughout the years he served as Interim Pastor, a Bible Teacher, a Christian School Supervisor, and a case worker with the Salvation Army.  He was a member of the Living Word Fellowship Church.  Bob loved the Lord, and he loved his family dearly.  He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, and studying Theological books.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Sally (Murrell) Driggers and Janice Hancock; one granddaughter; brother-in-law; sister-in-law; two nieces; and two nephews.

Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Mary Hancock; daughters, Deanna (Timothy) Beckwith and Julie Hancock; grandsons, Ethan Beckwith and Wade (Camille) Beckwith; two brothers-in-law; two nieces; and two nephews.

Condolences may be shared with the family and live webcasting of the funeral service will be available at www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 2:00p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Pastor Matt Hall officiating.

Entombment will follow in the Lakewood South Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends Wednesday one hour prior to the service at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, Rossville, GA.

Visitation

Lane Funeral Home – South Crest Chapel
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741
706-866-5151
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Lane Funeral Home – South Crest Chapel
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741
706-866-5151
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