Brock obit

Charles BrockHe was a man who loved Washington County and the people who live here. Charles Brock, Washington County Commissioner, died in his home on October 8, after a long battle with COPD. He was 73 years old.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Effie Lee Brock (Sheffield) and Joseph Edward Brock; his wife; Nora (Wilson) Brock; and two brothers; Heywood Brock and Newton Brock.

He is survived by his three sons: Joey Brock, Eddie Brock and wife Debbie and Tommy Brock and wife Sally, all of Vernon; one daughter, Melissa Whitson and husband Kent of Chipley; three sisters: Wanda Brock and husband Ronnie, Lilla Brown and husband Hueland and Donna Duty and husband Harry, all of Vernon; nine grandchildren: Karsten Whitson, Kyndall Whitson, Casey Brock, Hunter Brock, Schyuler Brock, Britta Brock, Randell Brock, Loren Bush, Michael Scott, and Gary Corbin; and seven great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 12, from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Vernon High School Auditorium. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, October 13, at 10:00 a.m. at the Vernon Community Center – located at the old VHS gymnasium. Charles will be buried at Ebenezer Baptist Church following the service.

5 thoughts on “Brock obit

  1. Another fine old ball player from back in the 70’s. How he will be missed by his family I am sure. I offer our prayers and sympathy to you from our church and me as their pastor. He was always a gentleman and gentle man on and off the ball field. Bro. Nick Peters, Pastor of First Baptist of Carencro, LA.

  2. Been knowing Charles Brock since I started playing ball at 5 years old! He was a good friend to a lot of people in Redhead/Ebro and you could trust he had their best interest in his heart R.I.P. Mr Brock job well done!

  3. I cant express how truly missed you will be my friend! Sad for a world without you but so happy you suffer no more! I feel sure that was a great day for you to enter the Gates of Heaven and reunion you had! Till we meet again! Much love!💋

  4. Uncle Charles u will always have a special place in my heart, I will always be grateful and never forget many of days when my dad (Julian Brock) got sick and couldn’t go deer hunting on his own any more how u would come load up his oxygen equipment and take him hunting, something my dad loved to do, u went out of your way above and beyond to for my dad. I love u for that. ~~~GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN~~~go rest high on that mountain, tell my daddy I love and miss him bunches

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