HANCOCK, Justin Kendall, 33 of Valrico, Florida passed into the arms of Jesus on Sunday, April 7, 2013 in Tampa, FL. Justin was born March 10, 1980 to Garry and Kathy Hancock. He graduated from Florida Southern College with a degree in criminology and joined the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office family as a deputy in 2005. Justin is survived by his parents, Garry and Kathy Hancock, his sister, Courtney Rankin (Mitchell), his niece, Charley, as well as many loving family members and friends. Justin died as he lived; with humor, valor and grace. Funeral services will be held at Bell Shoals Baptist Church, in the Chapel, on Friday, April 12, 2013. Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with a 12:00 p.m. funeral service followed by burial at Serenity Meadows, Riverview, FL. In lieu of flowers, the Hancock family asks that donations be made in the memory of Deputy Justin Hancock, to the HSCO Lynn Sowers Memorial Foundation, a 503C non-profit corporation at P.O. Box 270441, Tampa, FL 33688.
Published in TBO.com on Apr. 10, 2013