Brock, Calvin Allen "Bear" (McDonald)

Saturday, February 17, 2018
Calvin Brock
Calvin Brock

Calvin Allen “Bear” Brock, 84, of McDonald, Tennessee, passed away on February 15, 2018.

He was born on Aug. 2, 1933, to the late Ray L. Brock and Ila Bailey Brock. Calvin was a lifelong resident of this area and a member of McDonald Methodist Church where he was very active as a Sunday School Superintendent. He served his country as a veteran of the United States Army and served in Germany during his time. Calvin enjoyed fishing with his brothers and many of his childhood friends who knew him as “Snowball.” He also enjoyed woodworking and made furniture throughout the years. Calvin was also known for the many lunches he spent eating at Couch’s BBQ. He was loved by all and will be missed by many. 

In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Inez McCarter and Gladys Brock Brown; four brothers: Judge Ray Brock, Paul “Buddy” Brock, Edwin Brock, and Charles W. “Bill” Brock. 

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of 65 years Barbara Benton Brock; sister Charlotte Albritton (Don); and several nieces, nephews, and extended family members and friends. 

The family will receive friends on Sunday, Feb. 18, from 5-8 p.m. at Companion Funeral and Cremation Service at 2415 Georgetown RD NW, Cleveland, Tn. 37311. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home on Monday, Feb. 19. Interment will follow the service at Lee Cemetery. 

You are invited to share a personal memory of Calvin or your condolences with his family at his online memorial at

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Brock family with these arrangements.

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