Jim Brock Obituary, Death – It’s still difficult for me to believe Jim Brock died after hearing the news this morning. I’ve been trying to write a post all day, but I can’t seem to stop crying. Over the last eight years, I’ve been known to pay sporadic visits to Bud’s Sports Bar. Jim was the first person my friends and I saw when we entered the building. In my opinion, he was THE PERFECT example of a bouncer. He maintained a positive attitude at all times and enjoyed teasing others. When I went to see Misfit Toyz at Bud’s a few weeks ago, I ran into Jim. I didn’t intend to greet him at first, but I did, and he hugged me.
It was the last time I saw him, so I’m glad I did. He was more than just a bouncer; he was a friend, fiance, father, and grandfather who had never met a stranger. He was a frequent customer at the restaurant. He made sure we were well taken care of during our stay at Bud’s. He was always on the lookout for me and other people. If we were running late, he made sure we could get to our cars safely or that we had an Uber to get us home safely on numerous occasions. Buds will miss him, but it will never be the same without him. I will keep Ginger, his family, and everyone else close to him in my thoughts and prayers today and in the days ahead.
I’m still reeling from the shock; it doesn’t seem real to me. Because life is so short, you never know when you’ll see someone again or the last time you’ll see them. Because you never know when a holiday will be your last chance to spend time with friends and family, you should seize every opportunity to do so. Find what brings you joy in life, even if it means putting yourself in danger again after being hurt so many times; live each day as if it were your last.