Jon P. Haddock, 77, of Columbia, South Carolina, formally of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018.
Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 21 at the United Methodist Church in Hornick, Iowa, with Chaplain Capt. Steve Peters officiating.
Burial will be in Willow Township Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the United States Army and the 185th Refueling Wing. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Jon was born on September 4, 1940 in Sioux City, IA, to J. Bruce and Georgette Haddock. He was a graduate of Holly Springs-Hornick High School and the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
Jon was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Iowa Air National Guard in June of 1962. He was a member of the 185th Tactical Fighter Group, which was activated in January of 1968 in support of the Vietnam War.
After departing active duty in 1969, Jon and wife, Sue returned to farming in Iowa and began their family.
In 1980, he resumed active duty as a Chief Warrant Officer in the US Army including service in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm before retiring in August of 1994.
In his 30 years of military aviation, his favorite aircraft were the F-100 Fighter Jet and the Blackhawk Helicopter.
Jon was known for his sense of humor and his pride for his four girls.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Marilyn Haddock Evans; a brother, Ronald Haddock; and a granddaughter, Kathryn Bigwarfe.
Survivors include his four daughters: Andrea Haddock, Robin Haddock, Alexa Bigwarfe (Jeffrey), and Gayle Haddock (Michael Ruguleiski); four grandchildren: William Crutchlow, Braedan, Ella, and Charis Bigwarfe; his former wife, Sue Haddock; and numerous nieces and nephews.