Donald Moock, 82, of Hendersonville, died Tuesday, January 15, at Pardee Hospital. A native of Pennsylvania, he had lived in St. Petersburg, FL before moving to Hendersonville in 2000. He had owned and operated restaurants in St. Petersburg and Hernando, Florida and had cooked for a number of local restaurants in Henderson County. He retired from the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant Major and was a member of the VFW in Florida. He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister, and by a step-daughter, Denise Royal.
Mr. Moock is survived by his wife of 32 years, Janet Moock; five children, Donald Moock, Jr., Deb Moock, James Moock, Denise Stenwall and Robert Moock; two step-children, Cindy Marvicsin and Terry Royal, Jr.; four grandchildren, Daphne Crocker, Jennifer Vaughan, Meagan Vaughan and Alyssa Marvicsin; nine great-grandchildren and his beloved dog, Buddy Boy.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Caring Connection, c/o Kim Hinkleman, Pardee Hospital Foundation, 800 N. Justice Street, Hendersonville, NC 28791.