David Franklin Brock

July 22, 1931 ~ August 17, 2019 (age 88)

 David Franklin Brock At the age of 88, unexpectedly passed away on August 17th. He left behind an adoring family comprised of his wife of 65 years, Laura Mae (Phillips) Brock, his twin daughters Darla and Karla Brock, and son-in-law Eddie Weeks.

Brock was born in Spencer, Tennessee, on July 22, 1931 to parents William R. Brock and Maggie (Mills) Brock.

David is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, James Brock and JR Brock.

The Korean War called him to service in January of 1952. He served as a combat engineer with the famed Second "Indianhead" Infantry Division, known as the Tomahawk Warriors, through October 1953. Brock used photographs to chronicle his military experience, and over 200 of his images can be found on the web site of the Tennessee State Library and Archives. He held a number of factory jobs, but completed over 34 years of employment with Mallory Controls. Brock was a longtime member of Findlay Methodist Church. Additional survivors include brother Sammy Brock and sister Geneva Christine Wilson and numerous nieces and nephews.


Visitation will be Friday August 23, 2019  from 10:30-12 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be Friday August 23, 2019 at 12 pm with Bro. Paul Allen officiating. Burial directly to follow at Oaklawn Cemetery.

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