Bishop C.W. "Handy" Hancock


Bishop C. W. “Handy” Hancock, 91, of 5300 Zebulon Road, Macon, Georgia, died Friday, March 13, 2015.

Services were held on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, Macon, Georgia. The Reverend Mike McAfee, Bishop James King, the Reverend Tommy Mason, and Dr. Marcus Tripp officiated.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Methodist Home for Children and Youth, 304 Pierce Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31204 or to Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry Street, Macon, Georgia 31201.

Bishop Hancock was predeceased by his wife, Mariam Crawford Hancock, and his son, David Charles Hancock. He is survived by his children, Stephen Hancock (Janet) of Kemp, Texas, Susan Robinson (John) of Conyers, Georgia and Laura Osiecki (Paul) of Coppell, Texas; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Hancock McDonald (Mike); eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.