Gerald Harlis "Bud" Shock, 75, of Cabot, died Thursday, December 20, 2012. He was born May 17, 1937 in Austin, to John F. and Hazel O. Griffin Shock. He was a member of Baugh Chapel Baptist Church, the Cabot Jaycees and served as a volunteer firefighter. He owned and operated many businesses in Cabot, including The Cabot Insurance Agency, K Center Mini Mall and car wash, Bud’s Roller Rink and Cabot Highlander laundry mat. Additionally he developed land for many businesses in Cabot and served on the Centennial Bank Board when it was The Bank of Cabot.

He was preceded in death by a great grandson, Casey Dennis Perkins and parents.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Evans Shock; children, Curtis Shock and Cathy Semon; sister, Jean Davenport; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A funeral was held at 2 p.m., Sunday, December 23, 2012 at Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home. Burial was in Old Austin Cemetery.

The family requests donations be made to Sixteenth Section Community Center, c/o Barbara Troutman, 8788 Hwy 319, Austin, Arkansas 72007.

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