Martin L. "Marty" Bock Sr., age 75 passed away quietly on Thursday evening, October 31, 2013 at his home in Brown County. By his side, was his loving wife of 37 years, Dorothy M. (Graham) Bock, whom he married on May 29, 1976 in Greenfield.
He was born in Brown County on January 19, 1938 to his parents: Howard M. and Mary Elizabeth (Tracy) Bock. Marty was a 1956 graduate of Brown County High School and attended Tri-State College in Angola. He served as a Private with the Indiana National Guard from 1956 to 1958. Marty retired in 2000 as a Dock Worker for Roadway Express in Indianapolis after 23 years of service. Marty was also a 23 year member of the Teamsters Union Local #135 in Indianapolis.
Marty is also survived by his mother: Mary Pogue of Nashville; four children: Patricia Lee Bock of Nashville, James Lee Bock of Bradenton, FL, Judy Brown of Nineveh and Tony R. Brown of Glasgow, KY. He will be remembered by his brother: Tracy E. Bock of Taylorsville; six grandchildren: Mathew (Mary) Wilson of Robins AFB in Georgia, Kayla (John) Frisby of New York, Terry (Samantha) Tredway, Jeremy Tredway & Jeff Warren all of Brown County and Martin Lee Bock III of Florida; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Marty was preceded in death by his father, one son: Martin Lee Bock, Jr. and a great grandson: Celestial Tredway.
Marty was a member and Past Master of the Nashville Masonic Lodge #135. He was a fan of all sports, especially NASCAR, Indianapolis Colts and the Indiana Pacers. Marty was known for his carpentry skills and built the cabin that he and his wife have lived in for the past 28 years. He enjoyed living in the hills of Brown County where he could fish, feed the deer and turkeys, watch the woodpeckers work and feed up to over a hundred hummingbirds at one time.
Chaplin Clyce Hobbs of the Nashville Masonic Lodge will conduct a Celebration of Marty's Life along with a Masonic Service on Sunday evening at 5:00 p.m. at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 3:00 p.m. until time of service on Sunday at the funeral home.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Bock family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670