Stephen Russell Bock
Stephen Bock finished his race and met Jesus face to face on the 18th of October, 2021 at the age of 71. “For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.” 1 Corinthians 13:12
Stephen was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to Carl Bock and Lena Emminger. Stephen married Deborah Bock of Cincinnati, Ohio on the 4th of September, 1971 in Norwood, OH. He served his country in the National Guard from the 17th of August, 1970 to the 9th of January, 1976; he served his congregation as pastor of Liberty Chapel Church of God since the 18th of November, 2001.
Stephen is survived by his loving wife Deborah; his daughters Amy (James) Frank, Donna (Steve) Rohrs, & Dana (David) Garwood; his grandchildren Jonathan, Brianna, Zachary, Emma Grace, Mitchell, Juliana, Sophia, Andersen, Clara Jane, Caleb John, Jacob, Luke, & Graham; his sister Julie (Steve) Heger; and many nieces, nephews, godchildren, family & friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Carl Bock & Lena Emminger, and his brother Barry Scott Emminger.
A visitation will be held Friday, 22nd of October, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home (follow the blue line), with a funeral service to follow from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Burial will take place at Arlington Memorial Gardens Cemetery following the funeral.
Donations may be made to Liberty Bible Academy in honor of Stephen’s faith. https://www.libertybibleacademy.org/give