Reference Number: 113923
Name: Don Prock
Given Name: Don
Change Date: 14 JAN 2016
Birth: 19 FEB 1927 in Hollis, Harmon County, Oklahoma, USA
Milit-Beg 1945 United States Army
Milit-End 1947 United States Army
Death: 03 NOV 2006 in Southwestern Memorial Hospital, Weatherford, Custer County, Oklahoma, USA 1
Burial: 27 NOV 2006 Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford, Custer County, Oklahoma, USA|
Father: Otto Maylen Prock b: 11 DEC 1896 in Texas, USA
Mother: Myrtle Esther Flanagan b: 04 DEC 1896 in Texas, USA
Peggy J. Cavness b: 30 MAY 1928
27 JUN 1948
in Hollis, Harmon County, Oklahoma, USA
- Jim Prock
- Frances Prock
- Title: Weatherford Daily News
Abbrev: Weatherford Daily News
Publication: Weatherford News, Inc., 118 - 120 South Broadway, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096
Note: Obituary published November 25, 2006:
Funeral services for Don Prock, 79, of Weatherford will be 10 a.m. Monday in the First Baptist Church with Pastor Earl Stephenson and Bob Evans officiating.
Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Lockstone Funeral Home.
He died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, in Southwestern Memorial Hospital in Weatherford.
Don was born Feb. 19, 1927, in Hollis to Otto and Myrtle (Flanagan) Prock.
Don was raised and attended school in Hollis, graduating in 1945.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1945 to 1947.
On June 27, 1948, Don married Peggy Cavness in Hollis.
He received his bachelor of science degree in 1950 from Southwest State College and went on to receive his master's in education from Oklahoma University in 1958. Don taught and coached football in Lone Wolf, Erick and Hollis.
In 1957, he moved to Weatherford where he was assistant football coach. In 1962, he received another master's from the University of Illinois and in 1969 he received his doctorate from Oklahoma State University.
Don taught math at Southwestern Oklahoma State University for 37 years.
He enjoyed hunting quail, dove, and deer; fishing and golfing.
Don is survived by his wife, Peggy of Weatherford; a son, Jim Prock and his wife, Julie, of Oklahoma City; a daughter, Frances Lawrence of Weatherford; a sister, JoAnn Henry of Saginaw, Texas; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Loil, Thomas and Bill; two sisters, Dorothy Faye and Ruth; and a grandson in infancy.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund.