John H. Hallock, longtime resident of Delta, died April 3, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society in Loveland after a short illness. He was 98.
He farmed with his father and brother Hubert for many years east of Delta.
He married Phyllis Boyden and to this union two children were born. They later divorced.
In 1967, he married Pauline Connor. They moved to Buellton, Calif., in 1968 and returned to Delta in 1986. She preceded him in death in 2003.
He is survived by his sons, John Charles "Chuck" (Sherry Baumgart) Hallock of Tucson, Ariz., and Jim (Linda) Hallock of Loveland; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline; her children, Patsy, Carroll and Jeanne; a granddaughter, Dawn; brother, Hubert; and three sisters.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. May 27 at the Olathe Cemetery. A reception will follow immediately at the Delta Elks Lodge.
On May 18, officers of the Delta Police Department, with the assistance from the Delta County Sheriff's Office and Montrose County Sheriff's Office, conducted a search warrant at 960 Crawford Avenue, Delta. The warrant was related to drugs, drug use and possession, drug manufacturing and distribution, firearms, cell phones and any other items which may be illegal, stolen or otherwise implicating in criminal activity.