Stanley Carroll Stockdale, age 69, of Jefferson, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, August 25, 2016.
Born on June 23, 1947, in Rogersville, PA, he is the son of the late Millard and Georgia (Morris) Stockdale.
Stanley was a 1965 graduate of West Greene High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. Stanley was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Carmichaels American Legion Post #400 and V.F.W. Post 3491. He retired in 2009 from the Blacksville Coal Mine No. 2. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. Stanley also enjoyed horseback riding. Above all, his daughters and granddaughter were the light of his life and very precious to him.
He is survived by his daughters, Chelsey (Wesley Brown) Stockdale, Breanna “Annie” (Logan Rose) Stockdale, Amber Black, all of Jefferson, PA; son, Sean Rossi, of Waynesburg; granddaughter, Karder Lillian Rose; former wife, Crystal (Black) Markle; sisters, Juanita Broadwater, Hilda Huey and Patty (Lloyd) Faux and brother George Stockdale.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter Addison Mae Jeffries, sister, Sandra Stockdale, brothers, Bob and Neil Stockdale, and brother-in-law, Pete Broadwater.
Friends and Family are welcome on Sunday, August 28, 2016 from 2-8 P.M. at the Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359 where a Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 29, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Dr. Edward Woods, officiating. Interment will follow with full military honors at Rosemont Cemetery, Center Twp.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Stanley’s memory to his daughters.
Please view and sign the on-line tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.