WW II vet Mahlon W. Carlock had successful career in education field
Mahlon Waldo "Jack" Carlock, 87, of Indianapolis and formerly of North Vernon, died Saturday, January 11, 2014.
Funeral services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Oakley Hammond Funeral Home in Indianapolis with calling 11 a.m. until the service.
Mr. Carlock was born in North Vernon, September 17, 1926, the son of Thorstine and Katherine Gephart Carlock.
He graduated from North Vernon High School in 1945 and was a WW II Army veteran. He went on to graduate from Indiana University in business education and taught business at Tech High School in Indianapolis before going on to be a counselor, assistant dean of boys and retiring as vice principal in charge of finance. Mr. Carlock was involved with his church and enjoyed working with youth and teaching Sunday School. He also held a realtor's license, ran a tax service and sold honey throughout Brown County.
Survivors include wife, Betty Lou Dobbs Carlock; a son, Steve (Teresa) Carlock; daughters, Rhena (Jim) Crane and Shawn (Greg) Oertel; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.