Christopher Louis ‘Chris’ Hancock, 41, devoted husband and father

Christopher Louis ‘Chris’ Hancock

WILMINGTON — Christopher Louis “Chris” Hancock, 41, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021.

Chris is survived by his wife, Morgan; daughter, Reagan; father, Jimmy Hancock, and his wife, Elizabeth; sister, Catie Ludwick (Steven Asby); brother, Craig Hancock (Lindi Hancock); mother, Gayle Ludwick, and her husband, Terry; and in-laws, Mike and Susie Harrell and Scott and Becky White. He is also survived by a large community of family and dear friends. Chris was preceded in death by many loved ones.

Chris was born and raised in Pamlico County, where he spent much of his younger years fishing with his “Nanny” and “Papa” and playing baseball. Upon moving to Wilmington in 2004, his passion for surfing began and love for playing baseball continued.

Chris was a devoted husband and father; an incredibly hard worker and provider for his family. He was a loyal family man and friend. In his prime, Chris was a skater, surfer and baseball player. He loved the outdoors, being by the water and working in his yard with his beloved leaf blower. He enjoyed spending time with his girls doing fun adventures and traveling together as a family.

There will be a celebration of Chris’ life at 11 a.m., Friday, April 16, at Port City Community Church, 250 Vision Drive, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Reagan’s future c/o Morgan Hancock and sent to Signature Plumbing 7664 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28411; or electronically at

Share online condolences with the family at Coastal Cremations & Funeral Care.

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