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Erwin Brock, 92, Clinton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was born in Clinton March 25, 1930, to Joe and Cleva Keith Brock. Erwin served as a sergeant in the United States Army during the Korean War. He attended Clinton High School and was a guard on the football team. He married the love of his life, Mary Rayfield, Oct. 3, 1952, and they celebrated their 70th anniversary last October. In addition to his parents, Erwin was preceded in death by: Brothers, Willard Brock and J.B. Brock; sisters, Juanita Farmer and Wilma Simpson. Survived by: Loving wife of 70 years, Mary Rayfield Brock; son, Steve Brock (Janice); daughter, Janice Brock; grandchildren, Alex Frye (Jessie), Lucas Frye (Morgan), Nate Brock (Grace); grandchildren, Hayden, Sawyer, Silas, Walker, and Wiley Jo. The family will receive friends at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home from 5 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, with the funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. with Brother Larry Webster and Brother Mitchell Webster officiating. Family and friends will meet at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, and go in funeral procession to Woodhaven Memorial Garden for an 11 a.m. interment.