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Joseph Patrick Brock Sr.

Joseph Patrick Brock Sr. was born on May 7, 1980, in Flowood. A current resident of Crystal Springs, he passed away on May 20, 2020, at age 40. He was an avid lover of sports, specifically the Boston Celtics and the San Francisco 49ers. A football player in his youth, Joe Pat stood out on the offensive line while lettering at Hillcrest Christian. His knowledge of sports facts and statistics were unparalleled. He was a kind and generous soul, making a positive impact on everyone he came into contact with. Relatives describe Joe Pat as laid-back and a cooperative spirit. He was always willing to help out in any situation.
He was the youngest of three, son to Nancy and Buddy Brock, of Crystal Springs. He was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy; his grandmothers and grandfathers, Marjorie and James “Bunky” Barner and Emmy Lou and Cleve Brock.
He is survived by his four children, Alyssa Brock (21), Brooklynn Brock (17), Cathryn Brock (15), and Joseph Patrick Brock Jr. (12). He is also survived by his father, Buddy Brock; and his siblings, Robin Ray Torrence (husband Marty) and James R. Brock (wife Liz Brock).
A graveside service was held at Old Crystal Springs Cemetery on May 22.