OBITUARY: Bolock, Carey |

OBITUARY: Bolock, Carey

Carey Bolock, 50, passed away Aug. 27 at his home.

Carey was born March 13, 1953 in Yorba Linda, Calif. where he was raised and graduated from high school.

He moved to Aspen, Colo. in the early ’70s, where he lived until 1982 working as a carpenter and for Toros Mexican Restaurant. Carey left Colorado in 1983 to work as a flight attendant for Pacific Southwest Airlines based in San Francisco. His love of the mountains and skiing brought him to Truckee in 1985.

In addition to his airline position, Carey began selling real estate in the 1990s. Carey touched the lives of many with his positive attitude, his sense of humor and his outgoing personality. Those who knew Carey will remember him for his generosity and willingness to help others in a time of need. He will be missed by all of us who were fortunate enough to know him.

He is survived by his mother, Marge; brother Brady and sisters, Michelle and Denise, along with extended family.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, Sept. 6 at Loma Vista Memorial Park in Fullerton, Calif. A memorial gathering will take place in Truckee, Sept.12 at Donner Lake West End Beach Pavilion at 5:30 p.m.

Attendees should bring their own chairs. Memorial contributions may be given to the Carey Bolock Memorial Fund, held at Plumas Bank in the West Gate Center, 11429 Donner Pass Rd. Truckee, CA 96161. Call 587-4747 for information.

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