George Buell Mock(1922 - 2012)

George Buell Mock, 90, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Aug. 10, 2012, at VA Central California Health Care System in Fresno, Calif. He was laid to rest at Fresno Memorial Gardens on Sept. 4, 2012.
Buell was born on March 5, 1922, in Dailey. Buell graduated from Dailey High School, Class of 1939.
Buell entered the U.S. Navy in Oct. 7, 1942, NTS, San Diego, Calif., and served as Yeoman Third Class. He was honorably discharged on March 16, 1946.
After the service, Buell attended art school in Chicago. He then moved back to Sterling and found the true love of his live, Doris. After they were married, Buell worked for the U.S. Postal Service; later he started his own sign shop in Sterling. Buell's commercial art talent led him to Ogallala, Neb., then to Greeley, back to Sterling, another trip to Ogallala, and finally to Fresno.
Buell is survived by his oldest brother, Cecil Raymond Mock, 92 of Albuquerque, N.M.; wife, Doris I. Mock; son, Delbert I. Mock and his family; Terri M. Mock, Ilyssa M. Mock and Christopher D. Mock, all of Fresno.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Pearl Elizabeth (Gabel) Mock, and father, Delbert Newton Mock; also his youngest brother, Richard Dean Mock.

Published in Journal Advocate on Apr. 2, 2013