Joseph Andrew Prock


Joseph Andrew Prock

Joseph Andrew Prock, 72, a resident of Old Fort, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at his home.

He was born on Feb. 6, 1945, in Tellico Plains, to the late Ethel Lynn and Jordan Prock Sr.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served during the Vietnam War. He was a very hardworking man that took much pride in the job he did. He was a loyal employee at Cleveland Chair/Jackson Manufacturing for 50-plus years. Many knew him as he was an avid bowler, competing in many tournaments, both local and throughout the Southeast. He even bowled a perfect 300 game during league play. He will be dearly missed by all that knew him. 

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by two siblings, Shirley Powell and James Lawrence Prock; and two brothers-in-law, Calvin Powell and Frank Mowery. 

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving siblings: Florence Jane Prock Mowery, Charles Edward Prock, William Roy Prock (Sandra), Kathy Prock Russell (Paul), Jordan Silas Prock Jr. (Wanda), Carolyn Marie Wade, and Betty Prock Beck (Rodney); and many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. 

The family will hold visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at Lebanon Baptist Church, 1411 Old Parksville Road N.E., Cleveland. 

A Celebration of Life service will follow the visitation, starting at 7 p.m. at the church on Tuesday, with Pastor Robby Hatcher officiating, 

He will be laid to rest in the Chattanooga National Cemetery on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at 12:30 p.m., where military honors will be provided to recognize his faithful service to our country. A procession will leave Companion Funeral Home on Georgetown Road at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday for those who want to go. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Prock family's siblings to help cover some final expenses for Joseph. 

You are invited to share a personal memory of Joseph or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at 


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