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Daniel Robert Block

March 16, 1947 ~ October 15, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Daniel Block Obituary

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.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 21, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
M L Ford & Sons Funeral Home
209 N Main Street
Clover, SC 29710

Memorial Service
Saturday
October 21, 2023

11:00 AM
M L Ford & Sons Funeral Home
209 N Main Street
Clover, SC 29710

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