Herbert Eddy DIMOCK, JR 1914-2013

May 9, 1914 ~ June 11, 2013
Herb Dimock served Alki Congregational Church from 1957 to 1964. He spent his last decade in Carnation, Washington, to be near his son Larry. Herb, 99, died at Larry's home June 11, 2013. A memorial service will be held Sunday, June 30, 2013, 11:30 a.m. at the Tolt Congregational Church, Carnation, WA, on Highway 203 at Morrison Street.

Herb was born in Hollywood, California and attended the University of California, Berkeley, and the Pacific School of Religion. He served as minister of Congregational churches in California and Washington. He married Margaret Waddell and they raised four children: Jon, Larry, Marti and Zoe (all graduated from West Seattle High School). After retiring, they bought five acres near Grass Valley, CA, enjoying farm life, community service, and writing careers.

Herb was known as a philosopher and social change agent and wrote numerous short stories, novels and plays promoting a new society based on cooperation, the loving use of power, and living in harmony with all of the Creation.

Printed in The West Seattle Herald print edition June 21, 2013