Paul Dwayne Hancock

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October 8, 1955 - June 6, 2019
Born in Walnut Ridge, AK
Resided in St. Charles, MO

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Paul Dwayne Hancock, of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the age of 63. Loving husband of Cheryl L Hancock; beloved son of the late Leon and Joy Hancock; devoted father of Paul Clark and Christopher Hancock; step-father of Joe (Amanda) Youchoff, Joseph Rodriguez, and Jacob Rodriguez; dear brother of Lester (Joan) Hancock, Betty (Bill) Brown, Tom (Blanche) Hancock, Dave Hancock, Joyce (Wayne) Chapman, Linda Hancock, Tina (Phil) Lim; brother-in-law of Mary Jo Foster and Mary Kay Hancock; and is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Paul is preceded in death by his three brothers, James Hancock, L. C. Hancock, Joe Hancock; three sisters, Paulene (Dearl) Jones, Vaudine (James) Hanks, and Bernice (Jerry) Wooldridge.

Paul was a talented musician and enjoyed playing the guitar throughout the years. He was an avid reader and greatly enjoyed reading biographies and history. Paul enjoyed any Civil War and World War II history facts. Most of all, Paul loved spending time with family and friends. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made in Paul's name to St. Rose of Lima Church, 504 S. Third Street, Desoto, MO.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Pam McAtee June 8, 2019 at 5:51 pm - Reply

    candle 1You were a sweet, loving man. I’m so happy you and Cheryl found each other & I feel blessed that I called you my friend. I am shocked and saddened beyond words that you are gone so soon. You are loved and will be remembered fondly.
    You are playing guitar now with some greats. Until we meet again♡

  2. Joyce Chapman June 9, 2019 at 12:25 pm - Reply

    My beloved baby brother I will always love you and miss you. Give Mom a hug for me. I know she is waiting for you. When we all get to Heaven What a day of rejoicing that will be.

  3. Tina Lim June 9, 2019 at 1:21 pm - Reply

    candle 8I just am wanting you to have peace, my dear brother Paul. I know life has not always been easy – but now you can just Rest is Peace. As our big sister Joyce so eloquently said “tell mom hello. She is waiting for you”. I wish I could give you one more hug ❤️

  4. Lisa Moore Jarvis June 9, 2019 at 9:09 pm - Reply

    So very sorry…sending prayers of comfort and strength

  5. Peggy S Brown June 9, 2019 at 10:23 pm - Reply

    candle 8You were playing “I Remember The Year That Clayton Delany Died,” on you guitar the last time I saw you play. Rest in peace. Bob & Peggy Brown.

  6. LINDA HANCOCK June 10, 2019 at 7:31 am - Reply

    candle 6PAUL YOU WILL BE MISSED. AS OUR SISTER’S HAVE SAID BEFORE ME PLEASE GIVE MOM A HUG SHE WILL BE WAITING WITH OPEN ARMS. YOU WILL HAVE A CROWD WAITING ON YOU. JAMES, LC, JOE, PAULINE, VAUDINE AND BERNICE. YOU CAN CATCH THEM UP ON THE FAMILY. REST IN PEACE IN GOD’S HANDS. LOVE YOU.

  7. linda hancock June 10, 2019 at 8:37 am - Reply

    candle 8rest in peace

  8. Robin Youchoff June 10, 2019 at 2:31 pm - Reply

    There are no words ti say how sorry I am to hear about your passing. We had fourteen years and three beautiful boys together. They are going to miss you dearly. You are now with your loved ones and my father, which you are probly picking and brining the way you used to. You will be missed dearly Paul. Rest in peace

  9. Kathleen Manley June 10, 2019 at 3:57 pm - Reply

    So very sorry Cheryl. He was much too young.

  10. Tom Hancock June 10, 2019 at 5:27 pm - Reply

    Paul you walked this earth quietly and left it oh too soon You touched many hearts with your awesome God given musical talent But most of all you heard Jesus knock at your door and you opened your heart to Him and said yes Lord That’s when all the angels and saints rejoiced and you put a smile on moms face Now Jesus and mom welcome you home with a big embrace Love and miss my little brother

  11. Phyllis Dodd June 10, 2019 at 7:49 pm - Reply

    Phyllis (Hancock) Dodd – daughter of James Hancock Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hancock family during this difficult time.

  12. Cindy June 11, 2019 at 7:12 am - Reply

    I knew this man, Paul. He was a very talented guy. He sang and played his guitar and the people would cry. You knew that his song came from deep down inside you could hear it in his voice, you could see in his eyes. I know your walking down streets of gold by the river of life close to your mom and family. Most of all you’re in the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ. Prayers for Cheryl and family

  13. Cindy Najera June 11, 2019 at 7:50 am - Reply

    I knew this man,Paul. He was a very talented guy. He sang and played his guitar and the people would cry. We knew that his songs came from deep down inside. We could hear it in his voice you could see it in his eyes. The holy hills of home called you away to walk on streets of gold beside Jesus because you had finished your testimony that blessed so many people. Prayers for Cheryl and family. We love you both.

  14. Cheryl Hancock June 11, 2019 at 7:54 am - Reply

    Paul and I always knew that God put us together. I just wish it could have been for longer than 9 years. Paul you are the love of my life. Not only were you the best husband I could have ever asked for, you also were my best friend, my rock when I needed strength, my partner, my lover and my soul mate. You showed me what true love is. Not only by words but by your actions too. You were consistently a man of your word and had the utmost integrity with never compromising your beliefs. The day I met you I found my missing piece. You completed me and made me a better person. You gave me what I needed to grow into a more mature version of myself. We have been very good together, my love. The only way I can even begin to accept this loss is knowing that we will be together again when Jesus brings me home. I will love you forever and a day.
    Rest In Peace my precious husband. 💜

  15. Payal Patel June 11, 2019 at 9:25 am - Reply

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Cheryl. We’re all thinking of you.

  16. Judy(Ward)Holder June 11, 2019 at 12:53 pm - Reply

    So very sorry.

  17. Cathi Gonzalez June 13, 2019 at 1:16 pm - Reply

    candle 5Cheryl, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I can see how much Paul was loved; especially by you. Rest in the peace that surpasses all understanding that you will one day see him again.

  18. Risee June 13, 2019 at 10:25 pm - Reply

    candle 8I give thanks to God for the life that Paul shared with loved ones here on earth and for the life he’ll share forever with our Father and loved ones in Heaven. I ask our Lord Jesus to comfort & strengthen Cheryl and all who loved Paul.

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