A young man named Brock “B-rock” Johnson was just 14 years old when a very rare auto immune disorder took his life. The young Canal Winchester, Ohio native endured over 25 surgeries throughout his short, amazing life.
During his 14 years, he touched countless people, both locally and nationally. Since Brock’s passing a few months ago, his family continues to keep his memory alive. They are now in the process of starting a nonprofit called the Brockstrong Foundation.
When Shelly Materials was asked to donate a rock in memory of Brock (aka B-Rock), there was no hesitation. On August 14th, Brock’s parents, along with the Canal Winchester High School football head coach, visited the Columbus Limestone quarry to pick the “perfect” rock. Powers Trucking, another huge community supporter, provided the dump truck for transporting the rock to the High School.
How the rock will be used is still to be determined, but it is expected to become a solid foundation for the school and all those who loved Brock – to remember, never forget, and to be Brock Strong.