Celebrating the life of Carl Douglas Hancock, Sr.
Be the first to share your favorite memory, photo or story of Carl. This memorial page is dedicated for family, friends and future generations to celebrate the life of their loved one.
We ask on behalf of the family that you keep your comments uplifting and appropriate to help all who come here to find comfort and healing.
Carl Douglas “Doug” Hancock, Sr. was born on January 8, 1949, in Repton, Alabama, to Clarence R. and Alice White Hancock. He passed away on March 29, 2019, in Leesville, LA at the age of 70. He had a great work ethic that started young as a paper boy for the Pensacola News Journal. He then worked for Web Electric in Pensacola, FL before enlisting in the military. He served his country for 22 years – 2 as a Marine and 20 in the Army. Upon retirement, Doug used his GI bill to attend Central Louisiana Technical Community College and completed the carpentry program. He then spent many years working in Vernon Parish doing remodel/construction work. He used his talents to provide may hours of labor to the Vernon Council on Aging building. He enjoyed restoring antique cars and over his lifetime completed many beautiful makeovers for himself and his buddies to enjoy. He loved his family, friends, and dog “Baby Girl”. He will be dearly missed by all those that knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother, Earnestine Jordan Hancock, brothers, Clarence Wayne Hancock, Sr. and Hoarce Lee Hancock, and sisters, Edna Louise Cartwright and Brenda Faye Hancock.
He is survived by his daughter, Katrina Shores (Del) of Anacoco, LA
Son, Carl Douglas Hancock, Jr. of Victoria, TX
Brother, Kenneth R Hancock of Cantonment, FL
Sisters, Rose Marie Fails (Tommy) of Cantonment, FL, and Betty Jean Wingate (Junior) of Cantonment, FL
Grandchildren, Bradley Shores (Hope) of Anacoco, LA, Nicolys Johnson (Kristen) of Ruston, LA, Carl Douglas Hancock III “Trace” of Hornbeck, LA, Carli Michelle Hancock of Killeen, TX, and Amanda Sorg (Cody) of Ft. Polk, LA, Courtney Shores of Anacoco, LA, Del Shores Jr. (Heather) of Anacoco, and Steven Shores (Bobbie) of Spring, TX
Great grandchildren, Lacey, Hadley, Samuel, Maddie, Trey, Tinley, and Deuce
Host of nieces and nephews
The family would like to thank the staff at the Woodlands Nursing home and specifically the staff of Hall 200 for their kind and diligent care of our father.
To plant a tree in memory of Carl Douglas Hancock, Sr., visit the Tribute Store.
100 E Union St.
Leesville, LA 71446
3348 University Parkway
Leesville, LA 71446