May 29, 1927 - January 24, 2020
Leroy Arthur Brock, age 92, of Mattoon, IL passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:45 A.M., at Carle Hospital in Urbana, IL. Graveside services will be at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Mattoon, IL with Rev. Ed Stephens officiating. Military Rites by the Honor Guard of the Mattoon VFW Post 4325 will be performed at the graveside. Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Ave. Mattoon, IL 61938 is in charge of arrangements. Leroy was born on May 29, 1927 in Monticello, IL, the son of Lonnie and Lillie (Hornback) Brock. He married Retha M. Titus on April 14, 1960 in Mattoon, IL; she passed away on October 21, 2005. He is survived by six children; Randy Tinsman of Allenville, IL, Brad Tinsman and his wife Darlene of Atoka, TN, Dixie Vaughn and her husband Rusty of Greenup, IL, Debbie Dieffenbach and her husband Tim of Arcola, IL, Doug Brock of Mattoon, IL and Dee Mattox and her husband Greg of Acworth, GA; thirteen grandchildren; twenty six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by one grandchild; Sonny Simpson two great-grandchildren, Skylin Simpson and Carletta Tinsman, three brothers; Leland, Lyman and Lyndon Brock. Leroy honorably served his country during WWII as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army in Los Alamos, New Mexico. He retired from USI Chemical Plant in Tuscola, IL after more than forty years of employment. He was a member of the New Mercy Worship Center in Mattoon, IL, VFW Post 4325 and the American Legion in Mattoon, IL. In his spare time Leroy was most fond of traveling, liked to fish and watch NASCAR but really enjoyed just getting in his car and going for a long drive. Family was important in Leroy’s life and he enjoyed their family gatherings. He will be remembered as loving, caring and giving man to his family and friends, who will be comforted by their many delightful memories. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in his honor or share a memory with the family.
Leroy Arthur Brock, age 92, of Mattoon, IL passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:45 A.M., at Carle Hospital in Urbana, IL. Graveside services will be at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Mattoon,... View Obituary & Service Information
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