Anthony Ray “Tony” Brock was called home to be with the Lord on June 01, 2018 while being surrounded by his family and friends after a brief bout with cancer. A visitation honoring Tony will be held Tuesday, June 05, 2018 from 12-1P.M. at Natchez Trace Funeral Home in Madison, MS. With a Celebration of Life Service following at 1P.M. in Natchez Trace Funeral Home.
Tony was born January 22, 1949 in Morton, MS to the Late Jack & Hazel Brock and he spent most of his life in and around the Jackson, MS where he attended and graduated from UMC with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He went on to proudly serve our country in the United States Marine Corp Reserve for six years and achieved the rank of Sergeant and was honorably discharged after his service. He started his professional career with Water & Sewer Department of Jackson where he retired with over 32 years of service to the Jackson area as Physical Management Officer. Tony was a man of integrity who loved his family and family friends. Tony viewed his friends as part of his family because they were so vital in his life and even up to his last breath they were by his side. Most of all Tony loved the Lord, his family, and his friends and will be dearly missed by all the lives he touched.
Tony is preceded in passing by his parents, Jack C Brock & Hazel Laverne Jones Brock.
He is survived by his loving sister, Sandra Patterson of Slocomb, AL., one aunt, Charlene Cooper of Jackson, MS., two cousins, Terry and Susan Bailey of Jackson, MS., two nieces, Michelle Thompson of Brandon, and Jennifer Jones of Slocomb, AL., two great nieces, Kaeleigh Thompson & Rachel Thompson of Brandon, MS., two great nephews Bailey Jones and Thaxton Jones of Slocomb, AL., one loving fur baby Isabelle.
In Lieu of flowers the family wishes donations may be made in Tony’s honor to the Jackson Animal Rescue League of CARA.