GREENSBORO Lonnie Ross "Bill" Brock, Jr., 88, passed away Friday, June 29, 2012 at home.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 2, 2012 at First Baptist Church, 1000 W. Friendly Ave. Greensboro NC. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends following the service at church.
Bill was the son of the late Itha Mae Precythe and Lonnie Ross Brock.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara Howard Brock; daughters, Dr. Karen Ramalho Miranda (Celso), Katherine Simmons (Bill), and Virginia Reynolds (Lollis); grandchildren, Dario and Frederico Ramalho, Haley and Cam Simmons, and Joshua and Joel Reynolds.
Bill was a graduate of Mars Hill College, Wake Forest University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was former pastor of Hunton Baptist Church in Glen Allen, VA and served as a Baptist Missionary for 25 years In North Brazil. He also served as Director of Missions of the Green River Association, Rutherfordton, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the North Carolina Baptist Foundation, 201 Convention Dr., Cary, NC 27511-4257.
Online condolences may be made to haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com