Irving Leroy "Irv" Smock, 99, of Liberal, KS, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the Wheatridge Care Park in Liberal, Irv was born on April 21, 1921 to Kerr and Anna (DeVerick) Smock in Portage, Indiana. He married Marjorie McConachie on June 21, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois; she preceded him in death on October 1, 2005. Irv had a lifetime love affair with automobiles starting at age 14; making his life's work while repairing and reshaping them. Irv once turned a Citron car into a much admired pickup truck. He owned a his own shop in California for many years. The other love of his life, aside from his family, was his Saxophone! As a young man he played in many bands; his specialty was the Big Band Sound. Irving is survived by his daughter, Bev Smock of Liberal, KS, one nephew, Jack Smock of Sparks, Nevada, and one niece Deloris Rich of Dallas, Oregon, and his many friends. He was also preceded in death by his parents, son Dennis, three brothers, and three sisters. There will be a private service at a later date. The family suggests memorials to Angels for Animals in care of Miller Mortuary PO Box 826 Liberal, KS 67905-0826 To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Irving Leroy Smock please visit our Sympathy Store.