Name: Brock, James Edward ‘Jim’
Burial Date: 1997, 08/02
Age at Death: 74
Plot Location: 954 D
Notes: husband of Mary Charlotte(Robson)
LT US Navy War: WW2, Korean War
James E. ‘Jim’ Brock, retired Sterling pharmacist, died Tuesday, July 29, 1997, at his home at the age of 74. He was born July 10, 1923, at Pawnee Rock, the son of Edward Ray and Vivian Crawford Thompson Brock. He was the former owner of Brock’s Pharmacy in Sterling.
Jim was a member of the Sterling United Presbyterian Church and of Sterling Rotary Club with 43 years perfect attendance and was a former president. He was also a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Sterling Scots Heritage Society, Kansas Pharmacy Association, and the KU Alumni Association was a life member of the Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas and was a past president of the Kansas Board of Pharmacy, receiving recognition from the KU School of Pharmacy for meritorious service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War and was a member of the WWII Memorial Society. He was also a former Sterling mayor.
On Aug. 18, 1944, he married Charlotte R. Robson at Lawrence. She died June 10, 1996.
Survivors include a son, Kirk A. Brock, Wichita; a daughter, Diedre A. Dunham, Enterprise; two brothers, Robert, Dallas, and Ralph, Wichita; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held at the United Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Glen Holman officiating. Burial was in the Sterling Community Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the Sterling Public Library, the Kansas Pharmacy Association or the KU Alumni Association all in care of the Sillin Funeral Home, Sterling.
|Birth:||Jul. 10, 1923|
|Death:||Jul. 29, 1997|
Age 74 LT US Navy
Veteran of: World War II, Korean War
Plot: 954 D
|Created by: Lawcas
Record added: Feb 16, 2013
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