REV. DONALD KEITH “DON” BOCK, age 89, of Washington CH, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, December 11, 2020 at 10:15 p.m. at his home.
He was born on December 27, 1930 in Clinton County, Ohio to Roy and Maud (Inlow) Bock. Don was a graduate of Sabina High School. He proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict and was the recipient of a Purple Heart Medal. Don worked for the NCR Corporation before he received his call to the ministry. After pastoring for several years, he became an Evangelist and was affiliated with both the Nazarene Church and the Church of Christ in Christian Union where he spread the word of God to the people in Lima, Springfield, and Mansfield. He enjoyed preaching, being with his family, and was an avid fisherman.
Don was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Julia Ann “Judy” Fox Bock, whom he married on October 31, 1956; son, Donald Roy “Donnie” Bock; brothers, Ron Bock, and Richard Bock; and brother-in-law, Bobby (Patty) Fox.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Randy (Millie) Bock; grandchildren, Ty Bock, Trey Bock, and Shawn Bock; sisters-in-law, Joy Bock, Mary Hurley, Latisha (Bill) Newton, Susanne (Dan) Bostic; and brother-in-law, Donald (Brenda) Fox. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, cousins, and host of dear friends.
The funeral will be held on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Church, 1867 US Highway 35 NW, Washington CH, OH 43160, with Joy Stanforth officiating with burial to follow at the Highlawn Cemetery. Family and friends may visit at the church on Thursday morning from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.
Those in attendance must wear facial coverings and are asked to adhere to social-distancing recommendations.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Heartland Hospice, 116 Morris Rd., Circleville, OH 43113.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Summers Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.summersfuneralhome.com
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