Obituary: William (Hap) Bryan Hancock

September 20, 1929

William (Hap) Bryan Hancock passed away at his residence in Fallon after a short battle with cancer. Hap was born September 20, 1929 in Lakeview, Texas to William Bryan and Alice (Dutchie) Hancock. Hap lived to rope, spent many hours of practicing and teaching the young and the old. Hap enjoyed sharing horsemanship knowledge with close friends especially Gary Crowley.

Preceded in death by his wife, Katherine Hancock. Hap is survived by his children: son, Kevin Hancock (Cheri Giovanetti); daughters, Jackie (Keven) Hall, Stephanie (Mark) Andrews; grandchildren, Ashley Hancock, Don (Melissa) Hall, Susan Hall (Chris Duffy); step grandchildren, Shasta Garland, Taggart Garland and four great-grandchildren; and his companion, Joan Dufurrene.

Donations may be made in Hap’s memory to the Oasis Church or the CICA Roping Association.

Graveside services to be held on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 11 a. m. at The Gardens Cemetery. There will be a potluck reception to follow at The Gardens.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home, 2949 Austin Highway, Fallon, NV 89406. (775) 423-8928.


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