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John Abraham Smock, 81, of Zionsville, died Friday May 4, 2012. He was born Sept. 25, 1930 in Indianapolis, to the late Harry and Margaret Wohlheiter Smock.. After graduation from Washington High School in Indianapolis, John honorably served his country in the U.S. Army. While stationed in Germany, he met Lieselotte “Lilo” Weiler and was immediately smitten. They married on April 22, 1954.. John was well known from his many years as a successful salesman at Tom Harris Chevrolet, Pearson Ford and Bill Estes Chevrolet. He enjoyed playing cards and spending time at American Legion Post 79. He was  affectionately known as “Mousey” by his family and friends.. John is survived by his wife Lilo Smock; his children Lisa (Ron) Morgan and Lynda Smock; and his brother James Smock.. He was preceded in death by his brother Harry and sisters Charlotte Schmidt and Mary Smock.. He will be greatly missed by their dog, Heidi, and his grand-dogs Brooklyn Smock, Maggie, Zoe and Holly Morgan, who brought John a lot of happiness.. Visitation was Sunday, May 6, at Flanner and Buchanan Zionsville. Funeral services were Monday, May 7, at the funeral home. Contributions in memory of John may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of Indiana, 50 E. 91st St., Indianapolis, 46240, or Susan G. Komen Foundation, Central Indiana Affiliate, 3500 DePauw Blvd., Suite 2070, Indianapolis, 46268. Online condolences may be made at www.flannerbuchanan.com.
Published on  May 9, 2012
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