Charles Andrew “Chuck” Hancock

Charles Andrew “Chuck” Hancock 47, of Missouri City, TX passed away unexpectedly on June 1, 2018 in Missouri City, TX. Chuck was the son of Charles and Margaret Hancock, born on January 15, 1971, in Fairfield, CA. He lived in California till the age of 5 when his family relocated to the Dallas/ Fort Worth area. He learned to play, love and excel in the game of soccer along with the neighborhood children.

The family once again relocated this time to Richmond, TX, where Chuck attended Lamar CISD. He found a new passion first in baseball, then track and finally in basketball, where he made varsity as a freshman. His junior year of high school he relocated to Littleton, CO, where he played varsity basketball and made it to the playoffs both years at Columbine High School.

Chuck attended Metro State College of Denver where he was a walk-on to the basketball team and earned a scholarship. The team was successful, winning back to back titles from the Colorado Athletic Conference. All during his time playing College ball, Chuck received a national ranking for his free throw average.

After college he pursued and excelled in several different fields, before enrolling at The Art Institute of Denver. There he followed his dream of becoming a chef. Just like any task he came across Chuck threw his heart and soul into becoming the best of the best and quickly earn the title of Executive Chef.

Chuck’s most recent position was at Union Kitchen on Washington Ave. in Houston, TX. He loved not only his job, but also his co-workers, who he thought of as family. Although he often lived far from family, he made the most of the time he was able to spend with them, showing love and affection and building memories to last a lifetime. Chuck never met a stranger and would give the shirt off his back to anyone.

He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him, often in our minds and always in our hearts.

Chuck was preceded in death by his Maternal Grandparents George and Maggie Driskell; Paternal Grandparents Richard and Thelma Hancock. Chuck leaves behind to cherish his memories his parents, Charles and Margaret Hancock of Smith Point, TX. His sister Tracey Hancock of Missouri City, TX, Aunt Sandra Choate and husband Larry of Lufkin, TX. Aunt Jan and husband Jimmy Grelle of Katy, TX, and his uncle Rick Hancock of Florida, and numerous cousins and dear friends.

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Before creating Bluebonnet News in 2018, Vanesa Brashier was a community editor for the Houston Chronicle/Houston Community Newspapers. During part of her 12 years at the newspapers, she was assigned as the digital editor and managing editor for the Humble Observer, Kingwood Observer, East Montgomery County Observer and the Lake Houston Observer, and the editor of the Dayton News, Cleveland Advocate and Eastex Advocate. Over the years, she has earned more than two dozen writing awards, including Journalist of the Year.

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