Kenneth Jay Brock Sr. of Coral Springs, Fla., formerly of Carrier Mills and Moline, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, in a VA Hospital in Miami, Fla. His final resting place is at South Florida National Cemetery. He was buried with honors for his service in the Army during the Vietnam War. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at Shepherds Prayer Church of God, 29 W. Lincoln St., Harrisburg.
He was born Aug. 17, 1950, in Geneseo, the son of Lawrence and Dorothy (Heirbrandt) Brock. He married Mattie Mulry in 1967 who gave him three wonderful children. She died in 1978. He loved to fish and watch and feed wildlife, especially the deer and ducks.
Survivors include his children and grandchildren, Kenny Jr. (Lori) Brock of Moline; Martie (Frank) Cantrell, Falin, Lexi of Cape Coral, Fla.; Jerrie (Kris) Belcher, Rhiannon, Mattie, Ashley of Simpson; three sisters, Lori (Bill) Casey of Galesburg; Sue (Mark) Ahlgren of Kewanee; and Jody (Jerry) Palmer of Simpson; and stepmother, Marilyn Mason of Geneseo. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.