|Eli "Catfish" Brock Jr.
January 13, 1935 - December 13, 2018
Eli Brock, Jr., 83, of Culver, passed away Thursday, December 13, 2018 at his home.
Eli was born in Twila, Harlan County, KY, to Eli and Vinie (Howard) Brock on January 13, 1935. He was the
youngest son of 9 children. He had 5 brothers and 3 sisters.
Eli married Virginia Lee on May 2, 1981 and they enjoyed 37 years together. He was a member of the Plymouth
Church of Jesus Christ. Eli worked at the Culver Academy Inn (Culver Education Foundation) for over 35 years.
He was a fishing enthusiast, enjoyed traveling, and was seldom seen without his old orange knit cap.
In addition to his wife, Virginia, Eli is survived by his brother Carl Brock of Argos; sister Evelyn Brock of
Springboro, Ohio; daughter Launa (William Judd) Fields of Hazard, Kentucky; son Marty (Sherri) Brock of
Plymouth, Indiana; grandchildren Ty and Kyle Brock, Janice Jo Boss, and Jessica Fields; and 8 great-
grandchildren. He was also blessed with a multitude of special nieces and nephews, extended family, and
church family. He was preceded in death by his parents, 6 siblings, and his son Timothy Allen Brock.
There will be a time of visitation with the family at the Odom Funeral Home, Culver, on Monday, December 17,
2018 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm EST. Funeral services will be held at the Odom Funeral Home, Culver, on Tuesday,
December 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST with two hours visitation prior to the service. Burial will follow at Burr Oak
Cemetery following one last drive by Eli's farm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in Eli's memory to the Culver-Union Township EMS or to
the Plymouth Church of Jesus Christ.