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Gerald Elliot Brock

September 15, 1953 — May 26, 2024

Hartsville, SC

Gerald Elliot Brock

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Hartsville, S.C.


Gerald Elliott Brock age 70 went to his Heavenly Home at his residence with his loving family by his side on May 26, 2024. Gerald was born in Chesterfield ,a son of Olivia Teal Brock and the late Elliott S. Brock.


Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 4:00 at the First Baptist Church of Pine Ridge. Rev. Wayne Cash, Rev. Perry Kelly, Chaplain Paula Mullen and Mary McElveen will officiate. Burial will be in the First Baptist Church of Pine Ridge Cemetery directed by Norton Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday 5-7 pm at the funeral home.


Gerald was a graduate of Hartsville High School Class of 1972. He retired from DSS after 25 years of service, was a Deacon at the First Baptist Church of Pine Ridge, was a member of the Lake Robinson Rescue Squad, Chaplain of the Darlington County Fire Department Station 8. Gerald was a devoted Christian and gave away some 2000 Bibles. He went on several Mission Trips with Lakeview Baptist Church and loved dressing up and playing Sparky Fire Prevention Dog.


Surviving is his mother, Olivia Teal Brock, Hartsville; one sister Lynn (David) Guest, Hartsville; two brothers, Terry (Rebecca) Brock, Hartsville and Robbin Brock, Hartsville; six nephews, Mike Brock (Caroline Beasley), Rocky (Brittany) Caddell, Jason Guest, Thor Caddell, Quill Caddell and Parker Caddell; three nieces; April Davis, Polly Teal and Rowan Caddell; he was waiting on his great-great niece's arrival; two special friends Pat and Van Hewitt, Hartsville.


He was preceded in death by his father Elliott S. Brock.


Anyone associated with a Rescue Squad or Fire Department are asked to wear your Rescue or Fire Shirt.


Memorials may be made to the Pediatric  Leukemia Research, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or to the First Baptist Church of Pine Ridge, 3901 West BoBo Newsome Highway, Hartsville, S.C. 29550. The family would like to give a special thank you to the Pruitt Hospice for loving care during Gerald’s illness especially Mary and Trena and his caregivers, Cheryl and Annette.


“A Life So Beautifully Lived, Should Be Beautifully Remembered.”


Norton Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Brock Family.

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