Darryl R. Handcock, 55, passed away on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at his home. He was born Dec. 28, 1956, in Landstuhl, Germany, and was a 1975 graduate of Larkin High School in Elgin. Darryl was also a graduate of Illinois State University and received his master's degree from the University of Illinois. He began his career at Lincolnshire School District #103 in 1979 as a math teacher. He later became the principal at Daniel Wright Junior High in Lincolnshire and had been the assistant superintendent for Lincolnshire School District #103 for nine years, retiring in 2012. Darryl was a member of the United Methodist Church in Libertyville, enjoyed golfing and traveling with his family. Surviving are his wife, Kay Handcock (nee Lester); daughters, Melissa (Kyle) Rhoades of Milwaukee, WI and Stephanie Handcock of Chicago; his father, Walter Edwards and sister, Brigid (Rick) Rakow, both of Elgin; brother, Kevin Handcock of Austin, TX; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jean Edwards; and a sister, Carolyn Edwards. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at the United Methodist Church, 429 Brainerd Ave., Libertyville, with interment following at Lakeside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, at the , 120 W. Park Ave. (Route 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.), Libertyville. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the United Methodist Church or the Midwest Palliative and Hospice Care Center. For information, 847-362-3009 or please sign the guest book at www.burnettdane.com.
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