Jessie Wade Hancock, 48, of Goreville, passed away at 7:50am on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at his home.
Jessie was born on February 27, 1968 in Cape Girardeau, MO to Ronald and Shirley (Newton) Hancock.
He was a tower communication technician for various contractors throughout the US. Jessie loved to travel and enjoyed boating, fishing and playing pranks on friends and family and he was very witty. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Grandmother-Mary Merriam of Goreville
Mother and step father-Shirley and James Jones of Goreville
Father and step mother-Ronald and Janice Hancock of Goreville
Son-R.J. Hancock of Goreville
Daughter-Ruby Jean Wolfe of Titusville
Daughter-Journey Hancock of Anna
Grandson-Brayden Hancock of Elco
Brother and sister in law-Ronald Jacob and Amber Hancock of Goreville
Several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and brother, Grady Hancock
Memorial services will be held on Friday, March 4, 2016 at 3pm at the First Pentecostal Church/ 915 N. Broadway in Goreville with Rev. R.G. Null officiating. Inurnment will follow at Cana Cemetery. Visitation will also be on Friday from 1pm until the time of service at the church.
Blue Funeral Home in Goreville is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial Donations are suggested to the Goreville First Pentecostal Church and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ 812 South Broadway/ Goreville, IL 62939. For more information or to sign the memorial guest register please visit bluefuneralhome.com