- December 5, 1942 - December 15, 2016
- Charleston, South Carolina
of Bm1's Passing
- Memorials May be Made to
Wounded Warrior Project
P. O. Box 758517
Topeka, KS 66675
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“Sharon my prayers and thoughts are with you. I loved the video.
1 of 6 | Posted by: Jamie and Valerie Clarkson - IN
“So sorry to hear about Richard. I served on the USS Ramsey with Richard. Prayers for your Family. God blessFf
2 of 6 | Posted by: Vinnie Otis - Rosamond, CA
“So sorry to hear about his passing. I enjoyed being his nurse for many years and would look forward to his visitsWith sympathy,Marcie
3 of 6 | Posted by: Marcie Daniels - SUMMERVILLE, SC
“To Richards familey.at this time I can not talk with anyone.I'm just beside my self,and really hurting I would not be able to offer my shoulder for...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Myrtle Howard - Hanahan, SC
“You were my Best Friend and I will Miss you...But I will see you again one day... But not yet.The times and the adventures we had together will never...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: James J. Robertson - Walden, NY
“To the family of Richard Mock:On behalf of all shipmates of the USS Ramsey (DEG-2, FFG-2) our most sincere condolences are sent to the family of our...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Robert Greene, LTjg, USN (ret) Chaplin, USS Ramsey Association
BM1 Richard Walter Mock USN (Ret.),74, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Sharon Morris Mock entered into eternal rest surrounded by his family, and close friends Thursday, December 15, 2016. The family will receive friends Sunday, December 18, 2016 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held at the graveside Sunday December 18, 2016 in Whispering Pines Memorial Gardens, Old Hwy 52, Moncks Corner at 3:30 p.m.
Richard was born December 5, 1942 in Dayton, Ohio, son of the late Raymond John Mock and Helen Spradling Mock. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran. Richard was retired Auto Parts Delivery person with Rick Hendrick. He was the past Commander of VFW 5091, member of the American Legion #179.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Mock of Charleston, SC; four daughters, Jeanette Mock of NY, Constance "Connie" Polacek (Don) of Ravenel, SC, Vikki LaFountaine (John) of NY, Cheryl Kay Brittain (Paul) of Lexington, NC; son, Ricky Allen Nelson (Angela) of Harleyville, SC; two brothers, Steve Mock, and John Mock both of OH; 19 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. Richard was predeceased in death by three brothers, one sister and a great-granddaughter Lauren.
Special thanks to Myrtle, Jean, Barbara, Janie, and Maxine.
Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517. Topeka, KS 66675.