He was born June 26, 1930, in Spartansburg, Pa., to the late Gerry and Daisy (Whitman) Stockton.
He enjoyed hunting, trapping, raising beef cattle, flea markets, knife and gun collecting, traveling and spending time with his family. He was a former member of Our Lady of Victory Church in Spartansburg.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Spartansburg Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 233, Spartansburg, PA 16434.