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Daniel Robert Block
March 16, 1947 ~ October 15, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Mr. Daniel Robert Block, 76 of Clover, SC, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2023 at home.
Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 2023 at M. L. Ford & Sons, 209 N. Main St., Clover, SC with the Rev. Nate Cline officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour before the service.
Mr. Block was born March 16, 1947 in Ft. McPherson, GA to the late Ernest Adam and Sarah Caroline Chambers Block. He was a U. S. Army Veteran. He was in the Vietnam War. He was part of the 6 man Howitzer team. He was part of the 101st 82nd Airborne Division- The Screaming Eagles. He was awarded a Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and a Vietnam Service Medal with one Silver Service Star to name a few. He was a wonderful husband and loving father. He loved to play the guitar and sing. He worked for Amerada Hess in the petroleum industry for 30 years. He was a volunteer firefighter as well. Once retired, he liked to travel, spend time with his family, and play guitar.
Survivors are his wife of 26 years, Yvonnie Garrett Block; sons Christopher Block (Carrie) of Belmont, NC, Daniel Block, Jr. of Wilmington, NC, Doug Block (Jennifer) of Waxhaw, NC, and John Smith of Fort Mill, SC; and Loren Smith of Kings Mountain, NC; sister Wendy Jo Nichols (Kenny); brother Ernie Block (Judy); grandchildren Jonathan McPeters, Christopher Block, Jr., Alex Lefler, Alayna Lefler-Thompson, Ryan Block, Brayden Block, Brooklynn Block, Tiffany Bendt, and Makayla Smith; and great grandchildren Leeanna Kate McPeters and Macy Jo McPeters.
Memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice and Health Services, 223 S. Herlong Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29732.