Brock, Alfred Barnett (January 26, 1905 - August 26, 1984)
Services in Buffalo for
Alfred B. Brock
Douglas Budget - September 13, 1984Services for Alfred Barnett Brock, 79, who died Aug. 26 at Johnson County Memorial Hospital were held Aug. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home Chapel.
The Rev. Dwan Shippley officiated with burial in Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo.
Born Jan. 26, 1905, on the family homestead west of Kaycee on the Red Fork of Powder River, he was the son of William B. and Mabel Brock. He was reared and educated in Buffalo and graduated from Johnson County High School in 1926. Following high school, he worked on the family ranch.
On May 14, 1927, he married Mabel June Cavanaugh at Buffalo. They lived on the ranch on Red Fork. He sold his homestead to his father in 1935 and became construction foreman for the Civilian Conservation Corps on the Ten Sleep Meadow Dam(Meadowlark Lake.) He worked for a time for the 41 Ranch and the Cross H Ranch. In 1938, they returned to the ranch on Red Fork and took over operation of the ranch in 1943. His wife died on May 10, 1970.
In November of 1970 he married Rilla Magill and they lived on the ranch until 1983 when they moved to Buffalo. The family ranch was sold in May 1984.
He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge and was past secretary-treasurer of the Middle Fork Telephone Co. He was a past member of the School District 11 School Board, Wyoming Livestock Association and Powder River Grange. He was active in the Barnum 4-H Club.
Besides his widow, he i survived by three sons, Chester A. Brock of Douglas, Robert L. Brock and T. Barnett Brock, both of Kaycee; one brother, George E. Brock of Bozeman, Mont.; 12 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, two brothers and one infant son.
Memorials to the Kaycee Ambulance Fund or the American Cancer Society in care of the Adams Funeral Home, 351 North Adams, Buffalo, 82834 would be appreciated.