Andrew W. Block of San Angelo, TX, passed away at the age of 96 on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Andrew was born on November 9, 1921 in Olden, Texas, to Paul and Hattie Block. Andrew served his country in the United States Army Air Corps as a pilot and instructor in World War II. Retiring from the Airforce Reserve with the rank of Major. He married Carmen L. Loika in 1944 and began farming until taking a job at the Cactus Hotel in downtown San Angelo. His position as auditor led to a career with Hilton Hotels which took Andrew, Carmen and their five children to 19 homes in Lubbock, El Paso, San Antonio, Houston, Texas and to New Mexico, Kansas and Oregon. Andrew and Carmen retired to San Angelo. After Carmen’s death in 1995, Andrew married Sue H. Pisco, of Titusville, FL, in 1997 until her death in 2006. Andrew is survived by his children Andrew W. Block, Jr. and wife Sandy of Georgetown, TX; Alan L. Block, Sr. and wife Linda of San Angelo, TX; Patricia L. Rooney of San Antonio, TX; Deborah S. Anderson of West Linn, OR; and Donna J. Byers and husband Brett of Houston, TX. Also surviving are grandchildren Brian Block, Brandon Block, Jacob Block; and Alan Block Jr, Tiffany (Block) Acosta and husband Ray Acosta Jr.; William Rooney and wife Vilte, Kevyn Rooney; Brittany Spinner and Adam Anderson (AJ) and great-grandchildren Cody, Sydney, Andrew, Allie and Alan III (Trey) Block, Ray III and Justin Acosta, Leona Rooney and Sebastian Gilpatric. He is also survived by his sisters, Francis Kocich of Wall, TX, and Gladys Gray of San Diego, CA, and his brother James A. Block, of Olfen, TX. In addition to Carmen and Sue, Andrew is preceded in death by his brother Wilbert Block, Sister Pauline Block, OSB, and his granddaughter Aimee (Block) Rasmussen. Rosary is at 6:00 pm, December 29, with visitation at 5 pm at Harper Funeral Home. Funeral Mass is at 10:00 am, December 30 at Saint Ambrose Catholic Church in Wall. Interment will follow at Saint Ambrose Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Matthiesen Heritage Association Seminarian Burse. Andrew’s family would like to thank you for your thoughts and prayers!