Leon W. Flock - August 25, 2013
Leon W. Flock, age 93, passed away at his home in McCook, NE on Sunday, August 25, 2013.
Leon was born on April 11, 1920 to Chester and Hattie (Easton) Flock on the Merton Flock Farm south west of Maywood, NE in Frontier County. He attended grade school at Bluff View southwest of Maywood and then graduated from Curtis High School in 1937.
He married Florence M. Kennedy on October 10, 1940 in McCook. The couple made their home in the Maywood and McCook areas. Leon farmed the land he loved for many years. He also worked for the United States Post Office for 40 years as a contract route mail carrier.
Leon helped consolidate four rural country school districts into a new district 77 and also served on the board as secretary and treasurer. He looked forward to coffee with the guys each day throughout the years.
Survivors include his children, Leroy (Erika) Flock of Mill Spring, NC, Lois (Tom) Sharp of St. Francis, KS, Ron (Noreen) Flock of Maricopa, AZ, Larry (Lynn) Flock of Queen Creek AZ; sister, Maxine (Jack) Viersen of North Platte; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and seven step great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Florence.
Visitation was held Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Carpenter-Breland Funeral Home in McCook, NE.
Funeral services were Thursday, August 29, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home McCook, NE with Jerry Beckenhauer officiating. Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery, McCook.
Memorials may be made in Leon’s name.
Friends may send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com. Carpenter Breland Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.