John Harden Willock



Chestertown, Maryland

John Harden Willock, 84, of Chestertown, Maryland, died peacefully at his home on Nov. 4, 2020. He was born on April 24, 1936, in Huntington, N.Y., son of William and Adelaide Willock. He attended The Green Vale School (N.Y.), The Hill School (Pa.), and Cornell University (N.Y.).
John was a train hobbyist and a car enthusiast; in his younger years, he spent many happy weekends at Lime Rock and Bridgehampton. He was a past-president of the VSCCA. He spent his military time as a nuclear instructor at Sandia Base in Albuquerque, N.M. John spent his youth with family and cousins on Mount Desert Island and later in life with his immediate family.

He is predeceased by his parents, brother Norman Willock, and his two cousins, Dr. Alfred Jacobsen and Dr. Raymond Jacobsen. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Judie Willock; two daughters, Jill Willock Caron (John) and Susan Willock; two grandchildren, James Caron and Sarah Caron; nephew Scott Willock and niece Ashley Willock.

Services will be private. Donations can be made to The Seal Cove Auto Museum, PO Box 106, Seal Cove, ME 04674.

 

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