Melvin V Wamock

Melvin V. Wamock of Paragould, Arkansas. Melvin V. Wamock, son of the late P. E. Wamock and Maude Taylor Wamock, was born August 23, 1922 in Sage, Arkansas. He departed this life March 6, 2014 at his home in Paragould, Arkansas at the age of 91 years, six months and 11 days. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Margaret Miller Wamock; two sons: Melvin M. Wamock and wife Sandra of Paragould and Phillip Wamock of Cotter; one brother: Owen Wamock of Wentachee, Washington; three sisters: Maudie Evans of Little Rock, Wanda Spence of West Plains, Missouri and Sue Langston of Batesville; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and many good friends. He served in the United States Army in Europe during World War II. He was a graduate of Arkansas State University and retired from Arkansas State University Agricultural Department after a distinguished career as a high school Vo-Ag instructor in Craighead County. He was on of the founders of the Buffalo Island Junior Livestock Show. He served many years on the Craighead County Quorum Court. He was a Mason. Visitation will be Sunday, March 9 from 1-3 p.m. at Eddie's Family Funeral Home in Melbourne. Graveside funeral service to follow at Gray Cemetery in Bonetown, Arkansas. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Melvin V. And Margaret Wamock Scholarship Fund at Arkansas State University Scholarships, P.O. Box 1620, State University, Ark. 72467 or First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 554, Melbourne, Arkansas. Pallbearers: Paul Miller, David Miller, Rusty Stroud, Tim Hurley, Robby Glasco and Mark Steele. Honorary Pallbearers: Robert Box and Judge Roy Bearden.

Published March 8, 2014

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