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Keith B. Brock, age 81, of Toledo, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2012, at Sylvania Care and Rehab after he fought a courageous battle with cancer until the very end. He was born on February 26, 1931, to James and Lillie (Beaty) Brock in Toledo. Keith was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving his country proudly during the Korean Conflict. He was a manager of a hardware store for 43 years before retiring. Keith was a devoted Christian who truly loved the Lord and lived his life accordingly and was a member of Calvary Bible Chapel. He was the founder and President of the Northwest Ohio Hemophilia Foundation. Keith enjoyed shooting and loved nothing more than spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Harlan and Michael Brock; sister, Fannie Emaline Brock; and step-grandson, Anthony Joseph Frontine. Keith is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Mary Ellen (Spradling) Brock; stepchildren who so faithfully and lovingly helped take care of him, Tim (Mary) Frontine, Mike (Beth) Frontine, Mary (Greg) Lucien, Pat (Tracy) Frontine, David Frontine, Mark (Dorothea) Frontine and Cheryl (Greg) Mattox; son, Brian Brock; many precious grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and brothers, James (Bobby) and Lynn Brock.
The family will receive guests on Wednesday from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 4150 W. Laskey Rd., Toledo (419-473-0300). Funeral Services will begin Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens.
Those wishing to make monetary donations are asked to consider the Northwest Ohio Hemophilia Foundation or the Cherry Street Mission.
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Published in Toledo Blade on Dec. 10, 2012