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James Vernon Brock

June 10, 1937 — December 6, 2020

James Vernon Brock

This obituary is being posted as a courtesy to the Brock family. Mr. Brock was born and reared in Chesterfield, SC, and is the uncle of Phillip Caulder, Jr. The Miller-Rivers-Caulder family extends their love and sympathy to the family during this time. All online condolences will be forwarded to the family.

James Vernon Brock, 83, of Kannapolis, went to be with his Lord Sunday, December 6, 2020

He was born June 10, 1937, in Chesterfield, SC, a son of the late Samuel Walker Brock and Bessie Leona Pressley Brock. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Iva Virginia Brock; two brothers, Samuel William Brock and Harold Dean Brock; and two sisters, Mary Louise Terry and Sarah Bernice Joplin.

He is survived by his son Darol James Brock and wife, Lee Ellen of Kannapolis; grandchildren , Jenilee Hope Kennedy and husband, Mark of Clemmons, Seth Walker Brock and wife Traci of Kannapolis; and five great grandchildren, Savannah, Heidi and Kate Kennedy from Clemmons and Julia and Sam Brock of Kannapolis; one sister, Shirley Ann Barnes of Chesterfield, SC.

Vernon worked in Cannon Mills for 32 years and retired from Picanol of America after 14 years. He served in the Army National Guard. Vernon was a member of the Genesis Baptist Church. In early life he enjoyed camping, fishing, and working on machinery.

Due to circumstances, Funeral services will be private. Burial will be at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Best of Care Assisted Living, 234 Northdale Ave, Kannapolis, NC 28081

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