Obituary for Elijah A "Eli" Brock

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Elijah A "Eli" Brock

November 25, 1995 - September 8, 2016

Elijah A. “Eli” Brock, age 20, passed away all too soon on Thursday evening, September 8, 2016 at IU Health – Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Martinsville.


Eli was born in Greenwood on November 25, 1995. He was a 2014 graduate of Martinsville High School and went to serve as a Private First Class with the United States Army. Eli was employed at For Bare Feet in Martinsville.


He is survived by his parents, Melissa S. Russell of Centerton and Colby A. Brock of Martinsville; step father, Steele Russell; siblings; Autumn Brock of Martinsville, Elizabeth Russell, Alex Russell and Karl Russell of Centerton; maternal grandmother, Esther Saubert of Franklin and paternal grandmother Beverly Brock of Martinsville.


Eli was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Jerry Moore and his paternal grandfather, Hubert Brock.


He enjoyed the outdoors by fishing, hunting and target shooting. Eli also enjoyed riding anything with wheels.


The Rev. Tommy Phillips will conduct a funeral service on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Spearsville Wesleyan Church Cemetery in Brown County with military rites presented by the Indiana National Guard Ceremonial Unit.


Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Eli to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675.


Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the family at


Information: (812) 597-4670

You can link directly to the video hosted on our white-labeled site:
Eli’s Tribute Video



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Born: November 25, 1995
Died: September 8, 2016

Condolences for Elijah Brock

Linda Smith (Collins) posted on 1/1/00

Thoughts and prayers for the Brock family, God wrap your arms around this family as they lay their young one to rest. RIP ELI


Tonya Harper posted on 1/1/00

Our thoughts and prayers to the Brock family.Eli was a sweet and kind person and will be missed. God be with u all. sincerely.Tonya Harper and Cecelia curtis


Jennifer and Heath Merrifield posted on 1/1/00

Our hearts, love an prayers to your family and all of Eli's friends. He left to soon, but left his mark on us all!


Beverly Biasillo posted on 1/1/00

I am so sorry for your loss. Rest assured in the fact that he is in God's hands now and is smiling down at you.


dakot brock posted on 9/28/17

thank you so much