2012-08-16 / Obituaries

Royce Wallace Zoch

Sept. 24, 1932 - August 11, 2012

Royce Wallace Zoch, 79 of Austin, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2012, after battling cancer and other health problems for over 20 years. He was born near La Grange, TX, on September 24, 1932 to Walter and Gertrude (Lorenz) Zoch. On November 5, 1955, he married Clara (Miertschin) Zoch.

Royce served in the US Military during the Korean conflict and retired from Texaco after 32 years of service. Royce was a long-time, active member of St Paul Lutheran Church in Austin, where he served on the Boards of Elders and Trustees.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Gertrude Zoch, and his daughter, Caryn Zoch Neumann.

Royce is survived by his wife, Clara and their children – daughter Patricia and husband Ed Bullock, Jr. of Kyle, son Ron and wife Cyndy of La Grange, son Darryl and wife Becky of Evansville, IN, son-in-law, Fred Neumann V of Austin and brother, Frank and wife Shirley of Hot Springs Village, AR. He is also survived by his grandchildren Brenden Bullock, Trista Bullock, Katherine Neumann, Amanda (Zoch) and husband Cory Knox, Megan Zoch, Jacob Zoch, Morgan Zoch and Matthew Zoch and stepgrandchildren Kyle Hudson and Emily Hudson, as well as many aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and friends.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, the 14th of August, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 3501 Red River, Austin, Texas. Interment followed in Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery, Pflugerville, Texas.

In lieu of flowers and the customary remembrances, memorials may be sent to St. Paul Lutheran School, 3501 Red River, Austin, Texas 78705 or St. Paul Christian Concerns.

Condolences may be sent to www.cookwaldenfuneralhome.com.

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