Troy McDonald “Mack” Hancock Jr., 81, died at his home on November 18, 2022, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Hancock was born in Chatham County on February 26, 1941, to the late Troy McDonald and Mary Ollie Phillips Hancock. In addition to his parents, Mack is preceded in death by his half brothers Charles, Lewis, June, Garrett and Billie Tillman.

He retired after 45 years from Glendale/Acme McCrary as a maintenance supervisor and was a member of Beulah Baptist Church. He loved his family and his beloved dog Cutie Pie.

Mr. Hancock is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ann Pickett Hancock; half sister: Mary Joyce Tillman Russavage, of Tunkhannook, Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Smith & Buckner funeral home on Monday, November 21, 2022, from 6 to 8 pm. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, November

22, 2022 at 2 pm, at Beulah Baptist Church, 8454 Howard Mill Rd., Bennett, with Dr. Neal Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Siler City.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to Beulah Baptist Church or Liberty Home Care and Hospice.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Hancock family.

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