Alfred W. Chock

June 16, 1932October 25, 2013

Chief Master Sergeant (Ret.) Alfred W. Chock, 81, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, October 25, 2013 in Austin, Texas. Al or “Wendy” as he was known to his family was the loving husband of Jennie Rose (Loa) Chock for 58 years. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on June 16, 1932 to Alfred F. Chock and Nani M. Ah Sing Chock.

Al grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii. As a young man, he enjoyed body surfing, spear fishing and baseball. He played baseball for Maryknoll High School and later played baseball and softball in industrial leagues, and for US Air Force traveling teams. He coached the USAF TAC western regional softball team that toured Mexico.

Al was particularly proud of his service in the United States military in 28 years of active duty and in retirement. A veteran of the Korean conflict, he was a medic and scrub nurse who served in the 8076th MASH, earning an Army commendation medal for outstanding service. Later, he joined the U.S. Air Force where he served as a medic, surgical chief, and enlisted wing advisor in California, Missouri, Libya, Taiwan and Texas. During this time, he earned two USAF commendation medals, one of which was for extraordinary lifesaving services, as well as the Meritorious Service Medal, campaign awards and marksman’s medals. Upon leaving the Air Force in 1980, he served in surgical administrative positions in hospitals in Lubbock and Dallas, before retiring in 1990. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wayland Baptist University in 1988.

Al and Rose moved to Austin from Lubbock in 1996 to be closer to their children and grandchildren. Al, a passionate golfer, served terms as President and Vice President of the Austin Senior Golf Association, was elected a Lifetime Member, and served as a Marshall at local PGA events. He loved to fish the lakes around Austin and the coast of Padre Island. He and Rose enjoyed traveling to Hawaii, and loved attending the multitude of athletic events, plays and music concerts of their grandchildren.

Al was predeceased by his parents and his youngest brother, Capt. Linus (Lee) G. K. Chock, USA, who died in Vietnam. He is survived by his beloved wife, Rose, daughter Kim and her husband and his golf and gym partner Dave Mathias, of Austin, daughter Laurie and husband Steve Beu, of Austin, son Brian and his wife Bobbi, of Santa Rosa, CA, son Alfred and his wife Bonnie Mason of Hampstead, NH, son Kevin and his wife Terry of Austin, son Gerald and his wife Tammi of Lubbock, former daughter-in-law Jo Ann Chock of Huntington Beach, CA, and former son-in-law Ron Hanson of Austin. He leaves treasured grandchildren Maj. Kelii Chock, USAF, and his wife Colleen, Sherrie Hanson, Karissa and her husband Gera Yeremin, Jonathan Hanson and his wife Alex, Kalen Chock, Lisa Chock (to whom he has entrusted his fantasy football team, the Kahunas), Stephen Chock, Alfred M. Chock, Jared Beu, Alani Chock, Erica Chock, Lee Chock, Isaac Beu, Ava Pacino Warren, Katy Pacino Smart, Noah Chock, Izaya Chock and Zoe Chock; and five great grandchildren. He is survived by his brother and sisters, Audrey Swiderek of Sacramento, CA, Antonella (Tiny) Bennett and her husband Joe of Pasadena, CA, Germaine (Geri) Mendoza and her husband Ray of Los Angeles, CA, Rodney (Bully) Chock and his wife Luz, Honolulu, HI, his nephew Patrick Minyard, and many other nieces and nephews.

He leaves behind countless friends, a multitude throughout the world that he touched with his service, friendship and kindness.

The family will receive friends at 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home with funeral services immediately following at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Chock to the Disabled Veterans at or the Wounded Warriors Project at



  • Visitation Tuesday, October 29, 2013


  • Funeral Service, Interment

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Randy Griffin

April 8, 2014

I did not know Al but my Dad, Ray Griffin did and spoke of him often in our phone calls, Always in refrence to the Seniors gold association. I post this on behalf of my Dad Vernon Ray Griffin of Austin. May they both be playing golf together at the great course in the sky. Randy Griffin proud son of Ray Griffin

Sherrie Hanson

March 15, 2014

Dear grandpa not a day goes by that I don't think of you
I miss you so much but I am trying to be strong for grandma. I will treasure all the memories. I love you my sweet grandpa R.I.P. grandpa.

March 13, 2014

Jennie, I am so sad to hear of Al's passing. I miss you and think of you often. Love and sympathy to you and the family. BJ Ward

Rey Garcia

November 1, 2013

I will remember Al coming in to play golf with the seniors at Lions Golf Course...always with a smile and a baggie of fresh cut pineapple. I was the guy that checked all those guys in. I, sincerely miss them all and know that Al will be missed amongst them. Around the holidays, he would always bring us some delicious homemade cookies. Being a fellow airman, I salute the soldier, the friend, and the gentleman golfer.

Terry Chock

November 1, 2013

I will miss you dearly dad, you will always be remembered for your kindness and unconditional love. I will treasure our times we had of family get togethers. Love you always.

Lynn Hammer

October 30, 2013

Al will be missed and I hope he did not suffer long. I hope there is fishing and plenty of golf courses in Heaven. He was a good friend and would never
let you give to him without him returning double to you.
I will miss him, as you do, and will think of him everytime I go to the Golf Course. Tell Dave, we miss him. It will take time and prayers. Lynn Hammer

DeDe Webb

October 29, 2013

My deepest sympathies to your family.

Bill Brown

October 29, 2013

May all of the sweet memories of Alfred help you all heal during this time. He is in Heaven and everything is perfect.

October 29, 2013

May your legacy of love continue to blossom in your hearts. Your Dad will be truly missed by so many. We grieve your loss with you. May the friends and family turn to the God of Prayer for comfort. Psalm 65:2

Carolyn Simpson

October 29, 2013

I pray that God's Love and Arms will envelope the entire Chock family and give them peace and ease their grief over the loss of Al Chock!!! May his memory give them comfort and joy!!