He was a man who loved Washington County and the people who live here. Charles Brock, Washington County Commissioner, died in his home on October 8, 2016 after a long battle with COPD. He was 73 years old. Charles is preceded in death by his parents; Effie Lee Brock (Sheffield) and Joseph Edward Brock, his wife; Nora (Wilson) Brock and two brothers; Heywood Brock and Newton Brock. He is survived by his three sons; Joey Brock, Eddie Brock and wife Debbie and Tommy Brock and wife Sally all of Vernon. One daughter; Melissa Whitson and husband Kent of Chipley. Three sisters; Wanda Brock and husband Ronnie, Lilla Brown and husband Hueland and Donna Duty and husband Harry all of Vernon, nine grandchildren; Karsten Whitson, Kyndall Whitson, Casey Brock, Hunter Brock, Schyuler Brock, Britta Brock, Randell Brock, Loren Bush, Michael Scott, and Gary Corbin and seven great grandchildren. Visitation was held on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Vernon High School Auditorium. Memorial services were held on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Vernon Community Center, located at the old VHS gymnasium. Charles was buried at Ebenezer Baptist Church, following the service.
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