Hurdis Angus Brock(1926 - 2012)

Hurdis Angus Brock

Hurdis Angus Brock passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, in Crestview, Florida after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was born August 31, 1926, in Washington County, Florida and raised in Vernon, Florida. He was the 1944 Valedictorian of Vernon High School, served his country in the United States Army during WWII and Korea, and attended Florida State University. He was a member of the Fort Walton Beach City Council (1971-79), President of the Fort Walton Beach Lions Club (1970-71), and a charter member and first President of the Crestview Rotary Club. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crestview.

Brock is preceded in death by his first wife Dot; his father and mother, Angus and Laura Brock; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clete and Martha Lane; his brothers Clarence, Ned, J.N., Josh, Leslie, and James.

He is survived by his wife, Dora Merle "Sal" Hudson Brock; his sons and daughters-in-law, Steve (Pat), Stan (Kay) and Scott (Suzi), two very special grandsons, LtC Steve Brock, Jr. (Amy), and Andrew Brock (Bonnie); great-grandchildren Tory, Trey, Jackson, Delilah, Emma, and Dylan; brothers Bill (Betty), Drexel (Ollie); many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is also survived by Sal's niece, Beverly Moore and her sons, Bill (Tulsa), Troy and Michel (Megan), and their children Moya, Blanca, William, Matthew, Marcus, Mason, and Daniel.

Condolences may be expressed to the family by signing the guest book at www.whitehurstpowellfuneralhome.com


Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Nov. 19, 2012