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Hallock, Bernard 'Bernie' Earl
October 22, 1948 - February 28, 2020
Service:  A Celebration of Bernie’s life will be held at a later date.
Notice:  Memorial donations in Bernie's name may be made to the Wild Sheep Foundation Alberta at


Bernie Hallock

Bernie (Bernard) Earl Hallock of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta came to the end of his trail surrounded by his family and friends on February 28, 2020 at the age of 71.
Bernie was born in Rocky Mountain House October 22, 1948 to Vergil and Donna Hallock. He lived in the Caroline/Rocky area his whole life.
Bernie began his career as a big game guide at 14 years of age, working for Dewey Browning. Bernie was a Class "A" guide and had the privilege of helping hunters bring down several record sized Bighorn Rams and Elk. He was a pioneer in the outfitting industry in west central Alberta. Many current outfitters, guides and hunters benefitted from his knowledge and advice. Bernie loved to make people smile, he was known for his quick wit and endless humour as well as the exciting adventures in the mountains.
He was good with his hands, and it seemed there was nothing he couldn't do; from carpentry, to plumbing, welding and wagon building. He was an accomplished horseman and teamster. He also had a lengthy career on oil and gas rigs all over Western Canada. In his later years Bernie took great pleasure in operating and managing campgrounds in the West Country. During retirement he enjoyed leatherworking, carving antlers into lash-hooks and buckles, raising horses and watching the wildlife from his front porch. He was especially proud of his herd of wild whitetail deer that would follow him around like pets. Bernie was always quick to help anyone, from friends and family to strangers.

Bernie is predeceased by his parents, his sister Verna and brother Wayne.
He leaves behind his beloved wife of 32 years Jolene, children: Brian, Michael, Keri, Terra, Ricki and Mark, his brothers: Bruce, Roland and Alan as well as 11 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Bernie will be greatly missed.

A Celebration of Bernie’s life will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations in Bernie's name may be made to the Wild Sheep Foundation Alberta at

Condolences for Bernie may be forwarded to:

Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements. 403-845-2626


Buster Carswell:
Always enjoyed meeting up in the outfitters tent and having a good BS he live life the way he wanted. Another good one gone will be missed by all. Till we meet again.
My heart felt condolacence,
to you all!

Dusty and Karen Fay:
Always enjoyed visiting with Bernie whenever we met up. He will be missed. Condolences to his Family.
Povl and Bibianne Munksgaard:
Brian, Christy and family- Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your father/grandfather. May he round up the angels in heaven and send comforting love to all of you.
Michelle Fay:
My deepest condolences
roland hallock:
to the best horseman and mentor I ever knew ,much loved and missed already your brother safe trails brother

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