|Birth: ||Oct. 17, 1918|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 2010|
Lester R. Bocox, 91, of Orlando, Oklahoma, was the son of Earl Earnest and Lottie (Warner) Bocox.
He was born on October 17, 1918 in Orlando, Oklahoma and died Thursday, July 29, 2010 at his home.
He served his country as a member of the United States Army from 1945 to 1947.
Lester retired from Dowell Chemicals where he worked in the oilfield.
He enjoyed fishing, visiting with his friends, family and his grandchildren. He also enjoyed watching golf.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at the United Methodist Church in Orlando, Oklahoma. Pastor Adrian Pollard will officiate.
Interment will be in Bocox Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home.
Lester is survived by two sons, Robert Bocox of Enid, Oklahoma and Ronnie (Ronald) Bocox of Ontario, Canada; four grandchildren, Jon Bocox of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Adam and Devin Bocox, both of Ontario, Canada, and Carla Townsend, of Owasso, Oklahoma; one great grandchild Tysen Townsend, of Owasso, Oklahoma and one brother, Roger Bocox of Pottsboro, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and three sisters.
1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Lester Bocop [Lester Bocox]
Home in 1920: Orlando, Logan, Oklahoma
Age: 1 [1 3/12]
Estimated birth year: abt 1919
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Earl E
Father's Birth Place: Oklahoma
Mother's Name: Lottie K
Mother's Birth Place: Oklahoma
Marital Status: Single
Household Members: Name Age
Earl E Bocop 28
Lottie K Bocop 25
Earl J Bocop 7
John Bocop 4 [4 4/12]
Lester Bocop 1 [1 3/12]
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Lester R Bocox
Birth Year: 1919
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Oklahoma
State of Residence: Kansas
County or City: Greenwood
Enlistment Date: 27 Sep 1945
Enlistment State: Oklahoma
Enlistment City: Oklahoma City
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Education: Grammar school
Civil Occupation: Foremen, construction
Marital Status: Married
Created by: Roger Vick
Record added: Aug 02, 2010
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