Bocock, Loyd George

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Loyd George Bocock, 89, of the White Gate Community, Pearisburg, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2008, at Highland Ridge Rehab Center.

He was born December 8, 1918, to the late Robert and Tennie Price Bocock. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Gusler Bocock; one sister, Etta Belle Bocock; and seven brothers, Robert, Taylor, Lacy, Tracy, John, Clyde and twin brother, Floyd Bocock. He was a member of the Bland Bible Church and was retired from the Celanese Corporation with 32 years service.

He is survived by one son, George Bocock and friend, Mary Maskolunas, of Florida; three daughters and sons-in-law, Marie and Duane Billips, of White Gate, Sue and Gary Woodyard, of Goldsboro, N.C., and Verna and David Brumfield, of Salem; two brothers, Cloyd Bocock, of Roanoke, and James Bocock, of Radford; three sisters-in-law, Eva Bocock, Elaine Bocock and Geraldine Bocock, of Roanoke; six grandchildren, Diana Billips, Anthony Billips, Jennifer (Kevin) Stevens, Katherine (Allen) Pearson, Tyler Brumfield and Jeff Thompson; three greatgrandchildren, Emily Cassell, Benjamin Stevens and Sarah Beth Stevens.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at the A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate with the Rev. Bobby Blankenship and the Rev. Dewayne Martin officiating. Burial in the Stinson Cemetery, White Gate. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at the funeral home after 1 p.m. and the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.