D. J. Smock


D. J. Smock, 91, of Payson, died April 11, 2003, in Payson. He was born Jan. 6, 1912 in Webster City, Iowa.

Mr. Smock served in the Army Air Force in China, Burma and India Theater during World War II. He worked as an accounts payable supervisor for North American Aviation (later Rockwell International, and now Boeing Corp.) in Los Angeles. He retired and moved to Payson in 1972.

He was elected to the Payson Town Council from 1976 to 1980. He served as Post Commander of VFW, and was active in the Payson Lions Club.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy of Payson, and daughter, Sandi Kolb of Oregon.

Interment will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.

Arrangements are being handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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