James A. Medlock, 204 S. Hancock St., who was a mechanic at the old gas plant in Colorado Springs and later lived in Albuquerque, N.M., before returning to this city, died at his home Wednesday night.Funeral services will b3e held at the Remple Memorial Chapel at 10 a.m. Saturday.Mr. Glen Green will officiate.Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, pullbearers will be: J.C. Smith, Rex Gaskins, Robert Goldberry, Henry Tiedtke, W.P. Sullivan, and Fred Graham.
Mr. Medlock was born in Douglas County, Mo., June 17, 1877.In 1897 he was married to Mary A. Brashear, who died in 1949.
In 1902 the Medlocks moved from Missouri to Terre Haute, Ind., where Mr. Medlock worked in the coal mines.The family moved to Colorado Springs in 1919 and he was employed at the gas plant for six years.
In 1925 he moved to Albuquerque, where he was employed as a gas fitter and service man by the Albuquerque Gas and Electric Co., until 1949, whn he returned to Colorado Springs.
In 1952 Mr. Medlock was married to Mrs. Blanche Peden of this city, who survives him.He is also survived by two sons, Orvel and Forest Medlock, both of Colorado Springs.
The Colorado Springs Gazette Friday, September 25, 1953; page 9