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Richard Leslie Mock
  • The Exchange Club Of Charleston Foundation
    9850 Hwy 78,
    Ladson, SC 29456

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“We are so sorry to hear of Richard's passing. Eileen always spoke so highly of Richard. He will be missed. The Redding Family ”
1 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Brian,Jill & FamilyI am sorry to hear of the loss of you dad my thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time.Patricia Harvey ”
2 of 33 | Posted by: Patricia Harvey - portwentworth, GA

“Mr. Mock will be missed, he worked with my Mom at IBM and was one of the sweetest people I knew. He was always willing to help out when he could and...Read More »
3 of 33 | Posted by: Valerie Jacobs - Charlotte, NC

“Dear Linda, I was shocked when I saw this. I am so very sorry. I remember the first time I met Richard when he came to fix a keypunch down at MUSC....Read More »
4 of 33 | Posted by: Barbara Humphries Miller - SC

“Linda, Stacey, Brian and families,I am so sorry to hear about Richard. He was such a supportive, inspiring and tireless man - good friend and...Read More »
5 of 33 | Posted by: Teri Siskind - Folly Beach

“Linda and FamilyI am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers will be with you in this time of need. Richard was a good friend in high school...Read More »
6 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. May God comfort you as you grieve. ”
7 of 33 | Posted by: MaryAnne Fulton - Savannah, GA

“Sorry for your loss. Gods blessings to the family. I remember Richard fondly from IBM days long gone. He worked with my husband, Joe. ”
8 of 33 | Posted by: Cheryl Magill - Charleston, SC

“so sorry for your loss... Mom loved you both so much.. if there is anything we can do please contact us.. As words can not explain the Sadness we...Read More »
9 of 33 | Posted by: BUD GAY - PHILLY, PA

“SO VERY SORRY FOR THIS GREAT LOSS .. YOU TWO HAVE BEEN SO WONDERFUL TO MY MOM..(RUBY GAY NELSON) SHE LOVED YOU BOTH SO MUCH!!! IF THERE IS SOMETHING...Read More »
10 of 33 | Posted by: MARY TRUITT - GOOSE CREEK, SC

“So sorry to hear of your lose. ”
11 of 33 | Posted by: Anna Johnson - Charleston, SC

“So sorry to hear of your lose. My prayers and love. ”
12 of 33 | Posted by: Anna Johnson - Charleston

“Brian and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know that God is with you during this difficult time and will bring you comfort and strength. ”
13 of 33 | Posted by: Lynne Schweitzer - Savannah, GA

“Brian, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. ”
14 of 33 | Posted by: Sylvia Judge - Hinesville, GA

“Brian, Sorry for your loss. ”
15 of 33 | Posted by: Tommy Rose - Fort Bragg, NC

“Linda, I am very sorry for your loss. Richard was a great guy and I really enjoyed the time I got to spend with him at IBM. You and your family will...Read More »
16 of 33 | Posted by: John Webb - Jacksonville, FL

“Linda, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May God comfort your heart during this difficult time. ”
17 of 33 | Posted by: Brenda Randolph - N. charleston, SC

“Linda, I'm really saddened to read this. Richard was a wonderful person. You and your family will continue to be in my prayers. ”
18 of 33 | Posted by: Janet Horton - Beaufort, SC

“Linda, I am so sorry to hear about Richard's passing. May God bless you and your family. I will keep you in my prayers ”
19 of 33 | Posted by: Jerry Phillips - Goose Creek, SC

“I was so sorry to hear of richards passing,Linda my heart goes out to you and your family.....bob koch ”
20 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Linda, Stacey, & Brian, Tom and I are so sorry for your lost. Richard was a wonderful person. He will be missed. Our deepest sympathy to you and your...Read More »
21 of 33 | Posted by: Ann Aquino - Warington, PA

“I grew up as a neighbor of Richard and his family on Garrard Avenue in Savannah. Richard and his family were good people. My thoughts and prayers...Read More »
22 of 33 | Posted by: Lucy Brown-Roberts - Savannah

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
23 of 33 | Posted by: Edharriet Baker [FCL] - SC

“Linda, Stacey, and Brian please accept my deepest sympathy in your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Richard was a good man who will be...Read More »
24 of 33 | Posted by: Larry Cannon - Simpsonville, SC

“Brian and family. So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your entire family. I know that this is very hard, but know that your dad is...Read More »
25 of 33 | Posted by: Catherine Erickson - Lake Lure, NC

“Jeff and Iris send their deepest sympathies and love to Linda and the entire Mock family in their time of sorrow. Richard was a great neighbor and...Read More »
26 of 33 | Posted by: Jeff Gruver - Charleston, SC

“Oh, Linda, Stacey, Brian and spouses:It is hard to think of Linda without Richard being there. I remember our friendship began with OM, and continued...Read More »
27 of 33 | Posted by: Marian Williams Carter - SC

“Sorry to hear of the passing of your husband, father and grandfather. Our hearts and prayers are with you. Bless you Linda, Stacey, Brian and...Read More »
28 of 33 | Posted by: Billie & Florence Hutchinson - SC

“I was sadden to hear of your loss. You and your family have always been dear to me. Much love and prayers. ”
29 of 33 | Posted by: Elaine Rafferty - Summerville, SC

“Linda, so sorry to read of Richard's passing. It was always so good to see both of you at our class reunions. ”
30 of 33 | Posted by: Patricia Jaudon - Beaufort, SC

“Richard was one of my best friends as I spent my High School days in Garden City.He often took Nancy Calhoun and me on double dates. He was in the...Read More »
31 of 33 | Posted by: Edward Swan - Laurel Springs, NC

“I am so sorry for the list of your husband, father and grandfather. I heard wonderful thing about him from Linda and other friends in Charleston. He...Read More »
32 of 33 | Posted by: Marti Broome - Darlington, SC

“Ms Linda, Stacey, Brian and Family,My sincerest sympathy for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers these next few days as you lay Richard to...Read More »
33 of 33 | Posted by: Emily Boyd Pasquariello - VA


Richard Leslie Mock, 70, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Linda Bath Mock entered into eternal rest Friday, June 2, 2017. The family will receive friends Sunday June 4, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Monday June 5, 2017 in THOMAS C. STRICKLAND & SONS WEST CHATHAM CHAPEL, 901 Highway 80 West, Pooler, GA from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held Tuesday June 6, 2017 in THOMAS C. STRICKLAND & SONS WEST CHATHAM CHAPEL, at 2:00 p.m. with burial following at FOREST LAWN MEMORY GARDENS in Savannah.

Richard was born March 29, 1947 in Savannah, Georgia, son of the late Grady C. Mock and Doris Flythe Mock. He was a 1965 graduate of Robert W. Groves High School. After high school, he served in the GA Air National Guard. This service led to his career with IBM. He retired in 2010 after 43 years as a Customer Engineer. He became an avid Clemson fan and loved tailgating with family and friends on Saturdays in the fall. He was particularly excited to see Clemson win the National Championship this year (Go Tigers)!

Richard was an active member of the Exchange Club of Charleston where he served in many capacities including President from 2012-2013. He was active with the Coastal Carolina Fair serving in leadership roles and as chairperson of the Creative Arts Building. He enjoyed working with the Salvation Army Bell Ringers through the Exchange Club. Richard most recently served as the president of the South Carolina District Exchange. He also served on the Board of Visitors at Charleston Southern University. Richard was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church for over 40 years previously serving as a deacon.

Over the years, Richard was very active in the schools within Charleston County. He served in many leadership positions and as President at local PTAs at Oakland Elementary, C.E. Williams Middle School and St. Andrew's High School. He also served in leadership positions including President within the District IX PTA and as Legislative Vice-President for SC State PTA. His dedication to education was also evident through his service on the Constituent District X and Charleston County School Boards. He was also involved in the West Ashley Jaycees where he served in various leadership roles.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda Mock of Charleston, SC; daughter, Stacey Mock Hodgdon (Bob) of Richmond Hill, GA; son, Brian Mock (Jill) of Pooler, GA; grandchildren Abby and Connor Hodgdon, Ben and Grace Mock; sister, Norma Evans (Bob) of San Antonio, TX; sister-in-law, Mary Mock of Rincon, GA; four nieces and two nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, his in-laws Ben and Annie Bath, his step-mother Eileen Mock, his brother Carl Heyward Mock, and two nephews.

Memorials may be made to The Exchange Club of Charleston Foundation, 9850 Hwy 78, Ladson, SC 29456.

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Strickland Thomas C Funeral Home & Sons

901 Us Highway 80 W Pooler, GA 31322

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Forest Lawn Memory Gardens

315 Greenwich Road Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 236-0254