08/19/11 — BRAD BROCK

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Jan. 29, 1948-Aug. 18, 2011

MOUNT OLIVE -- Russell Bradford "Brad" Brock, 63, passed away suddenly Thursday afternoon.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mickey Whitfield officiating. Burial will follow in Rooty Branch Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m., and at other times at the home at 2438 Beautancus Road.

Brad was a member of Rooty Branch Free Will Baptist Church, where he had served as Sunday school teacher and deacon, and had participated in several mission trips.

He was a former member of the planning board for the town of Mount Olive and was a graduate of North Duplin High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

A retired farmer, he had been a member of the faculty of James Sprunt Community College and continued to hold various farming interests.

In addition, he was a frequent sight at Southern Belle Restaurant, where he assisted his mother on a regular basis.

He is survived by his wife, Kay Goodman Brock of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Russ and Kristy Brock of Mount Olive; a daughter and son-in-law, Brandi B. and Dave Elkin of Faison; his mother, Gaynell Herring Brock of Mount Olive; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Debbie B. and Bobby Grady and Gloria B. and Grey Morgan all of Mount Olive; a nephew, Greyson Morgan; and two nieces, Bobbie Lynne Grady and Gayna Morgan also of Mount Olive.

He was preceded in death by his father, Russell Brock.

Online condolences may be noted at www.tyndallfh.com.


Published in Obituaries on August 19, 2011 1:48 PM