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John Charles Brock
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Obituary for John Charles Brock

PEORIA – John Charles Brock, 54, of Peoria, died Friday, July 28, 2017 in Peoria, IL.
Born December 12, 1962, in Seymour, Indiana, a son of Hiram and Lindia (Murphy)
Brock, he married Angela K. Garrett on September 16, 2000 in Eureka, IL. She survives.

Also surviving are his mother, Lindia Brock, of Crothersville, IN; two sisters, Rhonda
Hunsucker of Seymour, IN, and Leilani Looney of Fort Wayne, IN; three sons, Joseph
Brock of Brussels, Belgium, Matthew Brock of North Aurora, IL, and Garrett Brock of
Peoria IL; and two daughters, Elissa Brock of North Aurora, IL, and Ellery Brock of
Peoria.

He was preceded in death by his father.

John earned his Bachelor of Science degree from University of Evansville in 1985, and
his Masters in Human Resources and Industrial Relations in 1994.

John spent his career in human resources working at Elkay Manufacturing in Oak Brook,
IL (1988 to 1996), Revell-Monogram in Morton Grove, IL (1996 to 1998) as Director of
Human Resources, and Morton Industrial Group in Morton, IL (1998 to 2008) also as
Director of Human Resources. In 2008, he joined Archers Daniels Midland (ADM) in
Peoria, IL, as Human Resources Manager. While at ADM, John was instrumental in
initiating many employee and community activities such United Way, Easter Seals,
Living Land and Waters, Junior Achievement, and Big Brothers Big Sisters.

John was devoted to his family. In his spare time, John enjoyed relaxing with family and friends at his vacation home Up North. John loved fishing, hunting, eating out, and
entertaining family and friends. John never knew a stranger. He took special pride in his
children and loved each of them dearly. He was a loving husband, father, and friend who will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be at 10 am Thursday, August 3rd at Wilton Mortuary in Peoria. The Rev. Dr. Ritch Boerckel will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Wednesday,
August 2nd, and for an hour before the funeral services. Burial will be in Olio Cemetery
in Eureka. Luncheon to follow at Bethany Baptist Church in Edwards, IL.

There will also be a memorial service in Crothersville, IN on Saturday, August 5
th, from 4to 7 pm at First Baptist Church, 305 E Howard St.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The John Brock Memorial
College Fund established for his school age children, Ellery and Garrett. Donations can
be made at any Associated Bank location or mailed to 240 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL
61602. Please make checks payable to The John Brock Memorial College Fund.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

2

Aug

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

Visitation will also be one hour before services on Thursday at the mortuary.

Service

Thursday

3

Aug

10:00 AM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

Cemetery Details

Location

Olio Township Cemetery

1015 S. Main
Eureka, IL 61530


Memorial Contribution

New Apostolic Youth

Donations can be made at any Associated Bank location or mailed to 240 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61602. Please make checks payable to The John Brock Memorial College Fund.
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