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James Edward BockJames “Jym” Edward Bock Rock Springs - James “Jym” Edward Bock, 72, of Rock Springs passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne. He was born June 27, 1945 in Auburn, WA, the son of George Edward Bock and Emma Jane Case Bock. He attended schools in WA and graduated from White River High School in Buckley, WA with the class of 1963. He also attended Green River College in Auburn. Jym was a veteran having served in the US Army during Vietnam War and Desert Storm. He married Pamela Golightly April 18, 2009 in Salt Lake City. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he served a year as a ARP missionary. He was a resident of Alaska from 1974-2007, and still owns a home in Palmer, AK. He was an Alaskan book of knowledge. There wasn’t anything he didn’t know when it came to Alaska. He loved to fly both gear and floats, ice fishing, snow machines, traveling to historic sites, camping, and boating with his family. Jym was the reason his daughter Traci loves the snow, the woods and loves animals. Survivors include his wife Pamela G. Bock of Rock Springs; son Jeffrey Michael Bock, wife Felicia and children Sam and Sophia of Milton, FL; daughters Traci Christine Medford, husband Shaun and son Clayton Hoye of Bonney Lake, WA; brother George Bock and wife Teresa of Caldwell, ID; sisters Uretta Lykstad and husband Rick of Bonney Lake, WA, and Helen Crossler and husband Jim of Yuma, AZ. Memorial services with military honors will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Rock Springs LDS Stake Center, 2055 Edgar, Rock Springs. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the church.
Jym has another daughter that is the oldest, Teresa Ann Bock-Krick, a son-in-law Jimmy, grandchildren Zechariah, China, Bradley, Paxton, Madison, great-grandchildren Kaydence, Preslea, Camdyn, Beau, Bryson, Zella. thank you Teresa Bock-Krick
Teresa Feb 14 2018 9:30 AM
Jym had been coming to our Workforce office for the last few years. As a Veteran, I had the pleasure of working with him to visit new employment options. I am a Veteran myself in the position as a Veterans Workforce Specialist with the State of Wyoming. We connected because we both are veterans and we have both lived in Alaska and had many stories to exchange about living and working in the Alaskan frontier. He was always pleasant and I always looked forward to visiting with him. He always wore his blue coveralls and was ready to face the day at any time! He really did have a great smile!!!! When I heard of his passing, it really hit my heart...He will be greatly missed. God Bless you my friend!
Georgia Danner Feb 9 2018 10:24 PM
Jym, we miss your smiling face. You always came to the lab with samples, a smile and your trusty dog companion. Rest in peace my friend, Hope and the staff at Wyoming Analytical Lab.
staff Feb 7 2018 2:14 PM