Harley Hancock Birthday


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Posted Online: Nov. 01, 2012, 11:51 am
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Friends of Harley Hancock, a well-known Moline barber, are invited to an open house from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26,at Park Vista Senior Living in East Moline in celebration of his 95th birthday.
Mr. Hancock was born Oct. 26, 1917, in Huron, S.D., to Austin B. and Edna Holdsworth Hancock. He married Adele Youngberg in 1937 in Cambridge; she died in 2004.
He worked on farms and was a coal miner before graduating from Peoria Barber College in 1940. He served with the U.S. Army in World War II in Italy from 1944 to 1946, receiving numerous medals. He retired as owner of Service Barber Shop in downtown Moline on Jan. 1, 1995, after 55 years of barbering.
He is a member of First Evangelical Free Church of Moline.
His children are Jim and Diane Hancock, Muscatine, Iowa; and Ken and Dora Rose, Moline. He has three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He resides at Park Vista, which is at 1455 20th Ave., East Moline. Cards and phone calls will be welcomed.












 



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