Thursday 17 Jan 2019


Earl Dwight Brock

January 11, 71,

Earl Dwight Brock, 71, of the Brock’s Chapel section near Mount Olive, passed away at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center Thursday afternoon, January 11, 2018.

Mr. Brock is survived by his daughter, Crystal Brock Quinn with husband, Jody, of Mount Olive; his grandchildren, Zachary Quinn with companion, Ally Brown, and Meranda Quinn with companion, Brandon Strickland, and great-grandchildren, Addison and Grayson Strickland, all of the Mount Olive area; his step-mother, Nancy K. Brock of Mount Olive, along with her family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Earl Brock and Thelma Winders Brock; and a step-brother, Pete Vinson.

Dwight’s early adulthood began with a tour of service with the United States Air Force including a deployment in Vietnam. Upon his return home, he was employed as a police officer with Mount Olive Police Department, and also served as volunteer member of Mount Olive Rescue Squad. Eventually he left Mount Olive for Maryland and gained employment as a truck driver. Later, when he returned to Mount Olive, he was employed by Bob Hines Trucking Co. His last career opportunity was that of becoming a licensed bail bondsman, and co-owning and operating, along with partner and close family friend, Mike McCall of Goldsboro, the Universal Surety Services of Kenansville.

Graveside services and inurnment will be Monday, January 15, at 2 p.m. in Maplewood Cemetery, Mount Olive. Pastor Jeff Dail will officiate. The family asks those who may wish to make a memorial donation to consider Kitty Askins Hospice, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro NC 27534.

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