Roger Henry Brock went home to his Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 7, 2021.
He graduated from UTC with a business degree and he entered into partnership with his
mother, Evelyn Long Brock, at Magic Carpets; he eventually became the owner.
He is predeceased by his parents, Henry F. Brock and Evelyn Long Brock.
He is survived by his wife of 37 ½ years, the love of his life, Diana Monson Brock, retired
coach of East Ridge Middle School, and his five children: Katherine (Bobby) Lawrence of
Murfreesboro, TN; Rachel (Anthony) Guy of Brandon, MS; Rusty (Annette) Brock of
Soddy Daisy, TN; Laura (Adam) Vaughn of Chattanooga, TN; and Meredith (Jacob)
Purkey of Olympia, WA. Grandchildren: Madison Lee and Jacob Graff; Jacob Lawrence;
Elizabeth, Jack, and Maryanna Guy; Autumn and Ivy McClure; Collin Le; Simone
Matherly; and Abram Vaughn. Sisters: Mary (Tim) Andrews of Chattanooga, TN and
Polly (Russ) Westbrook of Acworth, GA. Sisters-in-law: Janice Cornett (David Rye) of
Chattanooga, TN and Amy (Michael) Goldberg of Mt. Pleasant, SC. Nieces and nephews:
Chris and Matt Andrews; Cal Westbrook; Melody and Sarah Goldberg. Partner in crime,
Roger was a great family man who loved caring for everyone. His love of the Lord was
undeniable. He took great pride in his wife’s coaching accomplishments and coaching
his children throughout their childhoods. His love of UTC was obvious by his UTC shirts
and hats, and his attendance at basketball and football games. He found great joy in
going to the movies, vacationing at the beach with his extended family, fine dining,
planning family reunions, his Corvette, debating any topic, and his dogs. He was a
member of the River City Corvette Club.
We respectfully request that all current mandates set forth by the CDC be adhered to.
This includes “social distancing” and wearing masks on the premises. We do not want
any other family to suffer due to this pandemic.
Memorial contributions may be made to any of the following: Chattanooga Humane
Society (Humane Educational Society website), Scrappy’s Cupboard for emergency food
(423-425-4761), or Ainsley’s Angels of Central MS.
All CDC guidelines of wearing a mask and social distancing will be in place at the church and cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Saturday in the gym at Morris Hill Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. at Morris Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Mason officiating.
Interment will be in Ooltewah Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.
Please share your memories at: ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com