James Bock

Former area resident James Edward “Jym” Bock, most recently of Rock Springs, Wyoming, died Jan. 30, 2018.

Former area resident James Edward “Jym” Bock, most recently of Rock Springs, Wyoming, died Jan. 30, 2018.

He was born June 27, 1945, in Auburn, Washington, to the late George Bock Sr. and Emma Bock. He graduated in 1963 from White River High School and earned a degree from Green River Community College. He was a military veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during both the Vietnam War and Desert Storm. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela; brother George Bock Jr. (Teri); sisters Uretta Lykstad (Richard) and Helen Crossler (Jim); daughters Teresa and Traci Medcalf (Shaun); son Jeffery Bock (Felicia); stepchildren Thalo Porter, William Shae Porter (Tina) and Marcus Porter (Kris); and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by sisters Juanita Winter and Suzanne Irwin and brother John Bock.

A service took place Feb. 10 at the Rock Springs LDS Stake Center.

A memorial-reunion is being planned for a later date.

More in Obituaries

Don Fisher

Don Fisher was born on Dec. 11, 1974, and died in his home in Buckley on Dec. 7, 2018.

Ivan Bushnell

Former area resident Ivan Jess “Bud” Bushnell died Nov. 13, 2018, at Dolphin Cove Care Center in Tokeland, Washington.

Lou Ann Heins

Buckley resident Lou Ann Elaine Heins died Nov. 30, 2018, in Enumclaw. She was 94.

Glenna Morris

Glenna Kay Morris, 72, died Nov. 29, 2018, in Malott, Washington.

Gary Page

Gary Dean Page of Buckley died Nov. 22, 2018, due to complications from diabetes. He was 61.

LeeRoy Courville

LeeRoy Courville Sr. of Auburn died Dec. 2, 2018, at the age of 68.

Ronald Brooke

Ronald Brooke died Nov. 23, 2018, following a three-year bout with cancer.

Nolan Branch

Nolan James Branch of Fruitland, Washington, died Nov. 26, 2018. He was 31.

Lloyd Bickler

Lloyd R. Bickler died peacefully on Nov. 4, 2018, in Enumclaw, at the age of 91.

Most Read