Born March 24, 1964, in Muscatine, Iowa, son of Lloyd H. and Jill F. Feagan Block, he was in the Missouri Army National Guard, served in Iraq for 14 months, a graduate of Arkansas State University, received his Masters' from S.I.U. and coached at Southeast Missouri State University. He was local chairman of Ducks Unlimited.
On March 11, 1995, in Cape Girardeau, he married Margo Thien, who survives.
Survivors also include one son, Austin Block, of Cape Girardeau; his parents, Lloyd and Jill Block, of Caruthersville, Mo., and two sisters, Jo Loyd Zinselmeyer, of St. Louis, Mo., and Lorie Marie Roberts, of Bruce, Miss.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan., 10, at the Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Paul Currie officiating.
Full military honors was handled by the Missouri National Guard Honor Team of Cape Girardeau.
Memorials may be made to Southeast Hospice, 1701 Lacey, Cape Girardeau, Mo. 63702, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Chaplains Fund Operation Helping Hand, Department of Ministry and Pastoral Care, Room 3007, 6900 Georgia Ave., Northwest Washington D.C. 20307. Make checks payable to Operation Helping Hand.