Lynn Hancock, 68, of Pampa passed away September 28, 2020 peacefully with his family at his side.
Services will be 2:00 PM Friday, October 2, 2020 at Briarwood Church in Pampa with Chaplain (CPT) Matt Green and Pastor Jamisen Hancock, associate pastor of Briarwood Church, and Pastor J. Don George, Pastor Emeritus of Calvary Church in Irving, officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. The funeral service will be livestreamed at https://www.carmichael-whatley.com/page/live-streaming
Lynn Hancock was born on August 23, 1952 in Greenwood, South Carolina to James and Loretta Hancock. He graduated from Ninety Six High School in 1970. He attended Lee University from 1970-1974 where he did recruiting with Singers III. He married Janet Black on August 16, 1975 in Ninety Six, South Carolina. He became a licensed and ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and later transferred to the Church of God. He served in the ministry at several churches throughout his life, including Valley Cathedral in Phoenix, Arizona, Calvary Temple in Irving, Texas, Edgemere Church of God in Baltimore, Maryland, and Briarwood Church in Pampa, Texas. Lynn loved music and was an accomplished singer. Over the years he was a featured soloist with the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, the National Church Conference for Assemblies of God, and various other programs. He was dedicated to serving in the community, including President of the Pampa Ministerial Alliance, Chaplain for the Pampa City Council, board member for United Way and Wheel Times, and a member of Pampa Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, and Rotary Club. He enjoyed hunting, golf, and sports of all types, serving as President of the Amarillo Chapter of Baseball Texas Association of Sports Officials for years.
He lived out Colossians 3:23 in every area of his life: “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord.” He was zealous about life and people. He was a loving father, a faithful husband, a supportive Pops, and a passionate pastor. His life’s work was to show people Jesus, and he held fast to God’s faithfulness.
Lynn is survived by his wife, Janet Hancock of the home; three children, Jamisen Hancock, wife Brooke, and children Alexis and Judsen of Pampa; Lynnsee Green, husband Matt, and children Georgia, Haydyn, and Alarie of Clarksville, Tennessee; Jansen Hancock, wife Abby, and children Jackson and Ellie of Pampa; siblings, Mark Hancock and Rita Nobles of Greenwood, South Carolina. He is preceded in death by his father, James Hancock, his mother, Loretta Mattison, a brother, Jimmy Hancock, and sisters, Carole Roark, Peggy Holman, and Jacqueline Crouch.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Briarwood Church, 1800 W. Harvester, Pampa, Texas 79065.