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Robert "Bob" Hulan Stockton, 80, Kokomo, went to be with his Lord at 4:12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Bob was born June 22, 1937, to Charlie Stockton and Ila Kay (Guffey) Stockton. He married Alice (Brown) Stockton Feb. 6, 1960. She survives him.
In his 20s, Bob worked for the Carnation Milk Co. and retired from Haynes International in 1992 after serving 27 years of service as a mill operator. Bob enjoyed puzzles, gardening and loved mowing the lawn. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church for 25 years and was part of the church's Cowboy Band. He earned the nickname "Bouncin' Bob." Bob will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. The family thanks Great Lakes Hospice (Erica) for caring for Bob and those at Fairview Baptist Church for their continued support.
Surviving Bob are his wife, Alice; son, Bob Stockton Jr. (Michelle); daughters, Melissa Humbert and Melanie Doak (Mike); brother, Charlie K. Stockton; sisters, Mary Sue Gregory, Lois Shaw, Sharon Brown, Daphne Crouch and Kathy Tuggle; grandchildren, Kalie Stinson (Cory), Austin Fearnow, Kyra Stockton, Ryley Fearnow; great-grandchildren, Cale and Elena Stinson; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John Ed and Donnie Ray Stockton; and sisters, Gay Weston and Sheila Garner.
Services for Bob will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, at Ellers Mortuary, Webster Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St., with Pastor Steven Sherwood officiating. Friends may visit from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Burial will follow at Albright Cemetery.
You may visit www.ellersmortuarywebster.com to sign the guestbook, or to leave a condolence for the family.
Published on January 24, 2018
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