Linwood O. Nocks Sr., 70

Linwood O. Nocks Sr., 70, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018. He was born on Aug. 4, 1947, to the late George L. Nock and Mary E. Dennis Nock.

Nocks was educated in the Public School Millsboro 204 and then Jason High School. He worked at the poultry plant. He was best known as “the chosen one.”

Nocks was also the neighborhood watch everywhere he lived, was a true diehard Redskins fan and loved his sports. You could not get a word in when the games were on. He loved his family and loved telling the family what to do. Nocks attended St. John 2nd Baptist Church until he got sick.

In addition to his parents, Nocks was preceded in death by a son, Quincy Nocks; three brothers, George Nock, Galway Nock and Kenneth Nock Sr.; and four sisters, Pandora Nock, Rebecca Nock Hopkins, Diane Moore and Sheila Hooper.

He leaves to cherish loving memories eight children, Bunita Conquest of Laurel, Del., Conswella Ayers of Rehoboth Beach, Del., Patricia Ayers of Selbyville, Del., Linwood Nocks Jr. of Frankford, Del., Quentin Nocks of Frankford, Brandy Nocks of Selbyville, Aubrey Jernigan Sr. of Seaford, Del., and Veneer Jernigan of Fruitland, Md.; 18 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; his siblings, Yolanda Nock and her spouse, Jessie, of Bridgeville, Del., Valentino Nock and his wife, Annette, of Georgetown, Del., Rodney Nock and his wife, Mae, of Millsboro, Del.,Valasteen Hooper of Millsboro, Del., Leroy Hooper Nock of Millsboro, and Catherine Nock Hooper, Gladys Hooper Buck and Grace Hooper, all of Alexandria, Va.; a special friend he kept in his life, Anna Jernigan; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A viewing was to be held July 26, 2018, at Watson Funeral Home, with a funeral on Friday, July 27, 2018, at St. John St. Baptist Church, both in Millsboro, Del. Burial was to be private. Condolences may be sent online at