Kenneth LeRoy Shrock, 82, of Sedalia, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at his home.
He was born July 13, 1930, in Shelbyville, IL, son of Russell LeRoy and Edna Rachel Kropf Shrock. On Feb. 17, 1959, in Low Point, Ill., he was married to Ethel Fern Hostetler, who preceded him in death on Aug. 2, 2009.
Mr. Shrock was a member of Olive Hill Amish Mennonite Church. He worked as an electrician and farmer. In 1985, he moved here from Mena, Ark.
Surviving are six children, Keith Shrock (Eldora), of Sedalia, Elna Blosser (James), of Sedalia, Ruth Ann Hostetler (Raymond), of Pocahontas, AR, Dale Shrock (Elsie), of Sedalia, Darlene Christner (Stephen), of Ravenden Springs, AR, and Mary Jane Christner (Arnold), of Ravenden Springs, AR; 44 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; five brothers, Clarence Shrock, of Smithton, Eldon Shrock, of Green Forest, AR, Walter Shrock, of Edwards, Chester Shrock, of Buffalo, and Reuben Shrock, of Buffalo; and a sister, Verla Blosser, of Buffalo.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Joy Shrock; two sisters, Leona Shrock (in infancy), and Lucille Kempf; and a brother, Oran Shrock (in infancy).
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Sunday at Olive Hill A.M. Church. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Olive Hill A.M. School. Burial will be in the Olive Hill A.M. Cemetery.