Obituary for Billy Bryan Brock

Billy Bryan Brock, formerly of Aberdeen, passed away on Friday, December 3, 2021 on his 67th wedding anniversary with his loving wife, Peggy Jones Brock by his side at his daughter’s house in Seven Lakes, NC, where he happily resided since May, 2018.

Billy was born on July 11, 1935 to Phillip and Blanche Rouse Brock in Kinston, NC. He moved to the Sandhills in 1972 working full time with the Army NC National Guard MATES at Ft. Bragg where he retired from DuPont with 18 years of service in Kinston, NC. After 37 years with the Army NC National Guard, Lieutenant Colonel, Billy B. Brock, retired but decided he needed to keep busy. Billy went on to work with Pinehurst Resorts for 24 years in the Facilities Maintenance Department until his health prevented him from continuing to work.

Billy was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Ken Brock of Florida; his sister Iona Strickland of New Bern, NC and his son, Timothy (Tim) Brock of Pinehurst, NC.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Brock and daughter Melissa B. Dembnicki (Jack) of Seven Lakes, NC; and grandchildren: Ryan Dembnicki (Amber) of Seven Lakes, NC; Lauren D. Massey (Mike) of Raleigh, NC; Kristin B. Kennedy (Keith) of Apex, NC; Heather B. Barkley (Thomas) of West End, NC; Kaylee Brock of Aberdeen and 5 great-grandchildren.

A private service has been entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

Memorial contributions may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374.

The family would like to sincerely thank his caregiver, Pam Reaves & the staff of FirstHealth Hospice who have all provided wonderful support and care to Billy.

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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