Dec 162011

Darrell Duane Hancock, 68, passed away in Winslow, Ariz., on Nov. 27, 2011. He was born September 1, 1943, in Big Wells, Texas.

Darrell was a HUD arbitrator and an arbitrator for the Architectural Association. As a project manager of City Place it was completed in record time. He then retired from business architecture in 1989.

After moving to Arizona, he became Deputy Chief of the Kayenta, Ariz., Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department. As an avid artist and painter of many works, he also collected Native American art. During his retirement he spent his time remodeling his home in Winslow. His crowning achievement was authoring a collection of spiritual works.

He is survived by his wife Connie Hancock; son David Hancock; daughters Dawn Waldrop and Lillian Hancock; sister Darlene Brookins; brother Richard Hancock; and five grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Dee Albert Hancock and Ruth Elizabeth Milam Hancock.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 17, at Quail Springs United Methodist Church, 14617 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Oklahoma City, Okla.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Darrell’s name to Second Chance Center for Animals, 11665 North Highway 89, Flagstaff, Ariz., 86004.

Arrangements were made by Greer’s Mortuary of Winslow.