John Edmond Pincock
Jan. 8, 1933 - July 21, 2013
John Edmond Pincock was born Jan. 8, 1933, to Howard Pincock and Lillie May Winmill in Sugar City. John was reunited with his son Ryan when he passed away peacefully at Pocatello Care and Rehab on July 21, 2013.
He graduated from Sugar City High School in 1951. Soon after he attended Ricks College in Auto Mechanics for one year he then joined the Army during the Korean conflict. In 1968, John started working at the Idaho State University Vocational School of Technology teaching diesel mechanics and was the coordinator for a number of years at Idaho State University. He worked in that position for 26 years.
John met his sweetheart of 57 years, Arnetta Swensen, in the fall of 1955. They were sealed for time and all eternity on Aug. 31, 1956, in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.
John and Arnetta were blessed with five — Kendra, Drex, Ferron, Patti and their angel Ryan who preceded John in death.
John enjoyed hunting with his friends during his young married life. He loved playing church sports during the same period. John and Arnetta truly loved traveling around in their motor home in their later years.
John served faithfully in many different positions in his church, including high councilman , Elder's Quorum president and nishop in the Pocatello 15th Ward. John and Arnetta served a few missions together: the Adam-Ondi-Ahman mission from 1997-1998; in the Pocatello, Idaho, Mission office from 2000-2001; the LDS Employment Office for one year and Idaho Falls Temple for six months. They also served in Nauvoo, Ill. during the City of Joseph Pageant for two summers.
John is survived by his wife, Arnetta, and five children: Kendra Daniels (Mark), Pocatello; Drex Pincock (Dalrene), Blackfoot; Ferron Pincock (Micki), Sarasota, Fla.; Patti Lee (Michael), Bicknell, Utah and foster child Georgette Lynn Huwe, Las Vegas, Nev. John has 22 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, older sister Lela Wilding and son Ryan.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2013, under the direction of Bishop Stanley Zohner, at the Lakeview LDS Chapel, 1440 Lakeview Drive, Pocatello.
A visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Cornelison Funeral Home, 431 N. 15th Avenue, Pocatello. There will also be a viewing one hour prior to the funeral service at the Lakeview Chapel Thursday.
Burial will be at the Restlawn Cemetery on So. 5th in Pocatello directly following funeral services.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.cornelisonfh.com.