Donald Chester Brock passed away
peacefully at his home on February 12, 2006. Born on August 31, 1925 in
Hyden, KY, he served in the Marines in the Philippines during WWII. He
married Joy Crowell on November 21, 1951. He worked at Kinzua Lumber in
Kinzua, OR, and Diamond International Lumber in Oldtown, ID, which
became DAW Forest Products, retiring in 1988. He was a member of the
VFW and DAV in Priest River, ID. Don left a love and legacy of music.
He was a master craftsman on guitar, steel guitar, banjo, and mandolin.
He learned bass guitar so he could teach a friend. He inspired many,
including his children and grandchildren; truly he was the leader of
the band. Don is survived by his wife, Joy, at the home; his son,
Donald A Brock (Cindy) of Priest River, ID; his daughters, Darla Mason
(Larry) of Newport, WA, and Melody Podlas (Rick) of Mead; his sisters,
Betty Begley and Jo Roberts of Hyden KY; ten grandchildren; six
great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and many good
friends. Services will be held Saturday, February 18, 2006 at 11:00 AM
at Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home in Priest River, ID, with interment
following at Evergreen Cemetery.