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 Roland L. "Bud" Frock

Roland L. "Bud" Frock, age 95, of Emmitsburg, Md., died on Saturday, January 17, 2009, at the Gettysburg Center Nursing Home in Gettysburg.

Born November 23, 1913, in Keysville, Md., he was the son of the late John and Bessie (Miller) Frock. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Hazel M. (Sheeley) Frock.

Bud was an active member of Elias Evangelical Lutheran Church in Emmitsburg, Md., and was involved on the church council, as a deacon and head usher, as well as the property committee. He was a carpenter and master builder for most of his working life with Donald Six and later Devilbiss construction companies. He loved playing horseshoes, attending church socials and festivals, gardening, hunting, and fishing.

Surviving are daughters, Linda Hobbs of Emmitsburg, Md. and Lona Stoops and husband Craig of Gettysburg; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was the last of his immediate family, predeceased by three brothers and three sisters.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22, at Elias Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 W. North Street, Emmitsburg, Md., with his pastor, the Rev. Jon R. Greenstone, officiating. Interment will follow in Emmitsburg Memorial Cemetery in Emmitsburg, Md.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

If you knew Bud, and would like to see him remembered
 in the next History of Emmitsburg, Please send us any stories or
 anecdotes about him to us at: history@emmitsburg.net