Mack Comstock, 88, of Fort Scott, died Monday morning, March 10, 2008 at the Mercy Health Center. He was born November 27, 1919, in Redfield, Kansas, the son of Mack and Edna Lena (Smith) Comstock. He married Pansy Pearl Harris December 7, 1939, in Stockton, California. She preceded him in death March 31, 2006. Mack served in the US Army during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. In 1947 he opened Comstock Servicenter on Market and National, then in 1985 they moved to the 12th and Bypass location. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, a member of the Rising Sun Lodge No. 8 AF&AM, a Lifetime Member of the Fort Scott Scottish Rite Bodies, reaching 33rd degree in November 2007. He was also a member of the Mirza Shrine Temple of Pittsburg, Mounted Patrol, Mobile Nobles Charter Member, Order of Quetzalcoatl, Hospital Dad's Charter Member, the Kick Off Club, Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial, Uniformed Units, VFW Life Member.
Mack is survived by his children; Carolyn Meek and husband, Don of Louisburg, Kansas, Jim Comstock and wife, Jeanie of Fort Scott, Janet Comstock of Fort Scott, and Sharon Comstock of Crosby, Texas, a brother; Leo Comstock, Redfield, Kansas, eight grandchildren, Mark Meek, Marilyn and husband, Jason Mueller, Mike Meek and wife Liz, Jeff Comstock and wife Denece, Brian Comstock and wife Becky, Andrea Masters and husband Travis, Tammy Gernander and husband Marc, and Daren Wells and wife Carie, and seventeen great-grandchildren, Briana and Kaleb Mueller, Molly, Conner, Hanna and Carson Meek, Kaylie, Jordan, and Claire Comstock, Jescie and Kylee Comstock, Allie, Cauy, and Layni Masters, Blake Gernander, and Weston and Vance Wells. In addition to his wife, Pansy, he was also preceded in death by his parents.
Rev. Tim Davish will conduct funeral services for Mack at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 13, 2008, at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Fort Scott National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Mirza Shrine Transportation Fund and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701. Expressions of sympathy may be emailed to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.