James “Jim” Haddock, 81, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at his home.
He was born July 8, 1928, to T.E. and Blanche (Anderson) Haddock in Texas County, Okla.
He married Dollie Watts July 11, 1954 in Wichita. She survives.
He graduated in 1947 from Hooker High School and in 1957, he graduated from Wichita State University.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict from 1951 to 1953.
For 59 years, he was a self employed Accountant.
He was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church and where he served as a deacon for many years.
He also was a member of the Small Business Association of America, SPEBSOSA and was the founding member of the local Barber Shop Choirs chapter and was the treasurer. He was a past member of the Hooker Duster Quartet, the Hooker Chamber of Commerce where he had served as chamber president.
Other survivors include two sons, Steven James Haddock, Liberal and Kevin Ray Haddock and wife, Ruby, Colorado Springs; two daughters, Sandra Kay Watson and husband, Michael, Peck, Debra Lynn Busetti and husband Day, Aurora, Colo.; one brother, Kenneth Haddock, Wichita; one sister, Edna Bronkar, Riverside, Calif.; nine grandchildren, Cory Haddock, Trudi Hallett, Tyler Haddock, Stephanie Haddock, Candace Wilson, Shawn Watson, Patrick Watson, Katrina Will and Ryan Haddock; two step grandchildren, Set Busetti and Rachael Frevert; and eight great-grandchildren, Slade Lemieux, Cooper Hallett, Riordan Haddock, Ethan Will, Kinsey Will, Paige Wilson, Lillian Watson and Holt Haddock.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Harold Haddock; and four sisters, Bernice Begole, Vera Grewell, Elsi Godley and Lanore Atherton..
o Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the First Southern Baptist Church with Dr. Jack Jacob presiding.
Burial will at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Quincy Cemetery.
Friends may call until 8 p.m. today at Kitch-Brenneman Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to the donors choice and may be sent in care of Kitch-Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W. 2nd, Liberal, KS 67901.