|Birth: ||Apr. 30, 1935|
|Death: ||Jul. 8, 2003|
Bill Bock, 68, of Pine Bluff died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He was born April 30, 1935, in Kansas City, MO. He attended Holy Redeemer Elementary School and graduated from Subiaco Academy. He received his bachelorís degree from College of the Ozarks in Clarksville and a masterís degree from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK. He coached in Arkansas for 44 years and was head coach at Henderson State University, at St. Anneís Academy in Fort Smith, Sylvan Hills High School in North Little Rock, Arkansas High at Texarkana and Pine Bluff High School. He served as chairman of the executive board of the Arkansas High School Baseball Coaches Association and ABCA District VI chairman for the past six years, received the Distinguished Alumni Award at Subiaco Academy and the University of the Ozarks and was inducted into the University of the Ozarks Hall of Fame, the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame and the American Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame, was an Army veteran and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Rosary was held at 6 p.m. at Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors Chapel in Pine Bluff.
Mass was held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with graveside service at 5 p.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Cemetery in Clarksville.
He is survived by his wife, two daughters, two sons and five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Subiaco Academy, 405 N. Subiaco Ave. Subiaco, AR 72865 or University of the Ozarks Advancement, 415 N. College Ave, Clarksville, AR 72830 or Pine Bluff High School Baseball Booster Club, to establish a Billy Bock Scholarship Fund in his memory, C/O David Mazzanti, P.O. Box 9563, Pine Bluff, AR 71611.
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Holy Redeemer Cemetery
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Record added: Nov 01, 2005
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