Irving August Hock1921 ~ 2012Irving August Hock (also known as Buster in early years) was born on September 6, 1921 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Charlotte Hilda Johnson and Alvin Irving Hock; his earthly journey lasting 90 years. After school years K-11, he attended the U of U for 2 years prior to being drafted for service in World War II. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served with great pride on the Destroyer Escort #8 in the South Pacific as a Chief-Quartermaster for three years. During that time he married Joyce Edward and from that union they were blessed with two wonderful sonsDouglas Irving and Roger Edward Hock. Post-war years found him in Idaho Falls, Idaho, where he opened a business, "Hock Tire Service", which included a large tire plant and car service center. During that time he served as President of the Idaho Falls Kiwanis Club and continued in the role of Lt. Governor of the Utah-Idaho District. He was very active in the Chamber of Commerce and The Shrine Club. After closing the tire store he returned to Utah to take over a hardware business in Bountiful and became President of the Intermountain Hardware Dealers Association. Upon retiring, and not enjoying it, he served as a P.R. representative for several Hardware and Implement Dealers Associations, including Intermountain, Mountain States, California, and Far West, respectively, making many fine friends along the way. Tragically, his two sons, Douglas and Roger, predeceased him; Doug in 1970 and Roger in 2010. He is survived by his wife Joyce, two adored grandchildren, Allison and Ryan, and daughter-in-law Margaret Hock. Private family graveside services were held in Idaho Falls, Idaho.Interment will be at Fielding Memorial Cemetery in Idaho Falls, Idaho. The family wishes to thank the V.A. Medical Center for the special care they gave him. Care entrusted to Lindquist's Bountiful Mortuary. Condolences may be shared at