Airman First Class Boyd Kelly Brock, 91, of Fayetteville, NC died Thursday, March, 16, 2023 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
A/1c Brock was born in Cumberland County, NC on November 17, 1931 son to the late Carson Kelly Brock and Lucy Hales Brock. He enlisted in the United States Air Force on June 8, 1951 and served with the utmost distinction and honor. Later Boyd held multiple positions for Borden Chemicals and retired as a truck driver. He enjoyed fishing and going to the beach. Mr. Brock was also known as one half of ‟The Mustang Guys, of Fayetteville” as he and his son worked on various models of Ford Mustangs.
During his term of service A/1c Brock earned the following awards and decorations: Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal.
Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his previous wife, Nancy Capps Brock; his son, Kenneth Boyd Brock; his brothers, Charles Brock and Carl Brock; his granddaughter, Angela Leech; and his daughter in law, Laurie Ann Brock.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Brock; his son, Glenn Kelly Brock; his step children, Robert ‟Bobby” Johnson, Sylvester Hassell Jr., Deborah Robinson, and Patricia Robinson; his sisters, Martha Aldridge and Patsy Lewis; his daughter in law, Joan Miller Brock; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and a host of extended family members and friends.
The Family will receive friends 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Saturday, March 25, 2023 at Hillside Baptist Church 3807 Legion Rd. Hope Mills, NC 28348. Funeral Services will follow in the church sanctuary at 12:30 PM with Pastors Raymond Myrick and Phil Lloyd officiating.
Interment with Military Honors will be conducted 2:00 PM Saturday, March 25, 2023 at Cumberland Memorial Gardens located 4509 Raeford Rd. Fayetteville, NC 28304
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