Ralph Lowell Brock 80, of Wilmington, NC passed away peacefully on Monday October 25, 2021 in Woodstock, VA.
Ralph was born in Portsmouth, OH on August 17, 1941 the son of the late Horace Lowell and Elsie Virginia Dunaway Brock. Ralph started his career working for NCR, National Cash Register Company. He left NCR as one of their youngest service technician managers in the company to start his own business, Brock Cash Register Company.
Ralph was known to go on long road trips to see family, friends, and his customers. It didn’t matter how far away they were, he would drop everything and hit the road when called upon. He was a big fan of the Cincinnati Reds and the Washington Redskins. Ralph served in the National Guard, and also played church softball for many years.
His wife of 52 years Beverly Jean Nevers Brock preceded him in death on July 17, 2017.
Surviving are his son Rob Brock and wife Karen of Raleigh and Heather Elizabeth Kling and husband Lt Colonel Clair of Nipomo, CA; sisters Virginia B. Butler of Temple, TX and Donna Gose of Hebron, KY, grandchildren Kayla and Keegan, Olivia and Melanie; sister-in-law Janet Lang and brother-in-law John Gummer, Jr.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday November 6, 2021 at Winter Park Baptist Church, 4700 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Dementia Alliance of North Carolina, at www.dementianc.org
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st St., Wilmington, N.C., 28403, 910-791-9099.