James Edward Brock

James Edward Brock

James Edward "Jim" Brock, 87, of Sparta, Tenn., passed away August 20, 2013, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

He retired after 40 years with Firestone. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II and was a member of Heavenly Host Lutheran Church and former member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Lois Lenore Megenhardt Brock; children, Donald (Susan) Brock, Allen Brock, Diana Slater, Catherine Everly, Carol (Randy) Morton; thirteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was held Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 at Hunter Funeral Home. Burial was at Cummingsville Cemetery; Pastor Andrew Smith officiated.

Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Aug. 30, 2013