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Michael Porter Hancock, 67, of Round Top, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016 while doing what he loved, working on his ranch.
Michael was born in Baytown, Texas on February 8, 1949, the son of Samuel Hancock and Willie (Graves) Hancock. Michael married the love of his life, Judith Singeltary, on December 18, 1971 in Conroe, Texas.
Michael was a man of God, and his faith was of utmost importance to him. He was an engineer in the oil industry and an entrepreneur. However, his greatest passion was working on his ranch and renovating his farm house. He enjoyed serving his community of Round Top. Mostly he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren, who endlessly adored him.
He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend who will be dearly missed. He is survived by his wife, Judith; daughter, Amanda Morcos and husband, Alex, of New York, NY; son, Ross Hancock and wife, Julie, of Hockley, TX; six grandchildren: Josie, Charlie and George Morcos; Wyatt, Luke and Hudson Hancock; brother, Larry Hancock and wife, Sandra, of Nacogdoches, TX.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Round Top Rifle Hall, 1710 FM 1457, Round Top, Texas at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September, 19, 2016.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Round Top Family Library, P.O Box 245, Round Top, Texas 78954; CASA, 2309 S. Day Street, Brenham, Texas 77833; or Faith Missions of Brenham, 500 E. Academy Street, Brenham, TX 77833.
Memorial Service have been entrusted to Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home, 208 W. Pearl, La Grange, Texas. Family and friends can view and sign the guestbook online at www.lagrangefunerals.com.
Published on September 19, 2016
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