Victor Deo Carlock Jr
December 6, 1948 - February 5, 2015
Hendersonville, NC - Victor Deo Carlock Jr, passed away Thursday, February 5th at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC. Vic, known as 'Bud' to his family, was born December 6, 1948 in New Orleans, LA to the late Victor Deo Carlock, Sr. and the late Ruth Olivier Carlock. He graduated from Holy Cross High School in 1966 and Loyola University in 1970. After graduation, he joined the US Air Force where he flew as a Captain until 1977. He started his civilian career as a commercial airline pilot for Southern Airways which evolved into Republic Airlines and later Northwest Airlines, retiring in 2008 as a Boeing 757 Captain. He was an avid New Orleans Saints fan attending their opening game in Tulane Stadium. His love of baseball provided him with many cherished moments during the years playing on teams for NORD, his high school and college teams. One of his fondest memories included being part of the NORD All American Baseball Association team that won the National Championship in 1968. He is survived by his loving wife, Carol; their two sons, Victor Alexander Carlock of Greenville, NC and Matthew Merritt Carlock of Hendersonville, NC. Sadly missed by sister Mary Elizabeth Buras (Dr. Daniel, Sr.) of Mandeville, LA; sister Jane Badon of Slidell, LA; brother Jesse G. Carlock of Charlotte, NC; sister Jill Cahill (Greg) of Slidell, LA; and sister-in-law, Kathy M. Long (Randall) of Acworth, GA. He is also survived by 12 nieces and nephews, once great-niece and many great-nephews. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Lake Lawn Park and Mausoleum. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
Dedicated to Friends, Past and Present