Richard Louis Brock
Richard Louis Brock, 69, of Athens, Alabama, died Friday, February 14, 2020. Mr. Brock was born September 21, 1950 in Birmingham, Alabama.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Athens and was employed as a contractor for NASA. He loved his job, Alabama football, and most of all his family.
A memorial service will be noon Saturday at First Baptist Church with Joel Carwile officiating. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until service Saturday at the church. Survivors include wife, Karen Brock of Athens; daughters, JoDe Wilson and husband Corey of Athens and Jessica Brock of Athens; twin granddaughters, Madelyn and Susanna Wilson; granddaughter, Katie Sloan; sisters, Sandi Blackmon and husband Bill of Athens, Glenda Gilliam of Florence, Alabama; several nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Marcella Moore; and brother-in-laws, Greg Thompson, Chris Thompson and wife Caroline.
Mr. Brocks was preceded in death by parents, Calvin and Louise Brock. The family asks memorials be made to Children's Ministry at First Baptist Church.
Published on February 19, 2020


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Kenneth Barkley
Mar 03, 2020
Richard was a great person. He was always willing to help and do the extra to get you what you needed. He was friendly and a great person you just have a few minutes to talk about whatever. He loved his grand kids. He will be missed. I considered him a great friend and he is sorely missed.
Feb 22, 2020
i am deeply sad to hear the passing of richard praying for the family love yall all i know yall all going to miss him alot i know richard from first baptist church may god bless yall all
Scottie Thomas Reed
Feb 21, 2020
I wish to extend sympathy to all the family in the loss of your loved one. Richard was in my 1968 graduating class at East Limestone.
Jo Ann Gentr;y
Feb 20, 2020
JoDe, Michael and I were heartbroken to hear about the sudden loss of your father. Please know we are praying that the Holy Spirit will comfort you and your family as you move through the days and weeks ahead. He leaves a precious legacy in his daughters and their family. We love you! Michael and JoJo