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November 13, 2022

Douglas Franklin Bock of Kincardine, died at his home in Beverly Hills, Florida, Nov. 13, 2022, in his 83rd year. Survived by his wife, Sandra; two sons, Steven (Nancy) Bock and David (Kelly) Bock; and six grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Lauraine (née Husk; deceased Oct 1, 2019); sister, Joan Jessup; parents, Frank and Edith (née Baker) Bock; and step-mother, Winifred (Crosier) Bock. Doug was born and raised in Kincardine. He met Lauraine on a blind date and they were married in 1962. He was active in the Kinsmen Club, Masonic Lodge and classic car club, and had a life-long passion for classic cars and motorcycles. His other hobbies included photography, boating and home improvement. Doug’s 31-year career with the Province of Ontario property assessment program began in 1964 when he was hired as a property assessor for the Town of Kincardine. His career included postings in Goderich, Pembroke and Brantford before returning to the area as regional assessment commissioner for Bruce and Grey counties in Owen Sound. Doug’s success as a leader was rooted in treating everyone with honesty, integrity and dignity. In retirement, Doug and Lauraine enjoyed travelling across Canada and the United States, spending time with their extended family, and winters at their home in Florida. Plans for a future celebration of life memorial service in Kincardine will be forthcoming in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Diabetes Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, the Kidney Foundation of Canada or a charity of your choice, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy; arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine;