Stacey Allan Alcock
Stacey Allan Alcock – 49, of New Minas, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014, in Hants Country, while doing one of the things he loved most, cycling. Born in Mankota, Saskatchewan, raised and schooled in Buck Lake and Alder Flats, where he finished grade 12. He was a son of Lloyd Alcock, Buck Lake, Alberta and the late Rose (Shultz-Parry) Alcock. He was a loving father and devoted husband. He served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 28 years, beginning as a Medic with one tour in Germany, during the falling of the Berlin Wall, spending most of his career as a Biomedical Engineering Technologist, finishing as a Senior BMET. He served two tours in Bosnia with the U.N., one in Afghanistan with Nato and was deployed in a humanitarian capacity with the Cdn. Hospital unit to Haiti following a recent earthquake in that country. He retired with the rank of Master Warrant Officer. Stacey was presently employed with Phillips Health Care as a Customer Service Specialist. Mechanically and technologically minded, he enjoyed working on cars and with electronics. He is survived by his wife, Janet Woodworth; a daughter, Brittany Muir, Calgary, Alberta; a son, Brandon Alcock (partner, Samantha Ryan), Kentville; two step-sons, Jeremy and Cody Bezanson, both of New Minas; two brothers, Kenneth (Cyndi), Ottawa and Ross (partner Stephanie Hancock), Nacogdoches, Texas. A lover of animals, he will be missed by his two dogs, Ollie and Sadie and his cat Smokey. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation, by request. A gathering of family and friends was held Saturday, May 24, 2014 in the Greenwich Community Centre, Greenwich, Kings Country (on Greenwich Road across from Noggins Corner Farm). A small gathering was held at the Alder Flats Legion on June 14, 2014. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to True Patriot Love (supporting military families who have lost loved ones during military duty) or the Kings County S.P.C.A. Arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville, Nova Scotia.