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Frankie Leroy Stockton Obituary

In loving memory of Frankie Leroy "Lodi" Stockton.

Resident of Marysville, CA and long time resident of Roseville, CA, Frankie lost his life on May 29, 2016 at Rideout hospital in Marysville after an infection following knee surgery.

Born in Paden, OK on July 13, 1933, Frankie was a boy when he moved from Oklahoma with his family during the dust bowl and settled in Marysville, CA where he graduated from Marysville High School in 1952. He married his childhood sweetheart, Myrlene Stockton, and joined the USAF. Stationed in Greenland where earned the rank of Airman First Class, he survived 3 plane crashes and received 4 medals; the Airman Medal for going above and beyond the call of duty, Sharp Shooter, National Defense and Good Conduct. After his service, Frankie returned to Marysville where he obtained a job as a sheet metal mechanic at the Sacramento Sheet Metal Union and earned his journeyman title. He moved his family to Citrus Heights, CA to be closer to work and then to Roseville where he retired from the Southern Pacific Rail Road after 35 years of service where obtained his nickname "Lodi".

He is preceded in death by his late wife, Myrlene Faye Stockton, and his parents Mary and Lloyd Stockton. He is survived by his current wife, Edith Stockton of Marysville; daughter and son-in-law Terri and Chris Delgado of Rocklin; son and daughter-in-law James and Sandy Stockton of Pilot Hill; daughter Jill Stockton of Roseville; 7 grandchildren – Kimberly Stizzo-Sullivan, Rachel Stizzo, David Concannon, Tyler Stockton, Kendra Concannon, Cole Stockton, Trevor Middleton; and 4 great grandchildren. Frankie loved being with his family, traveling and camping, hunting and fishing, working on cars, and tinkering in his garage. Frankie will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.

Services will be held on Tuesday, June 14 at 10:00 a.m. at Roseville Public Cemetery, 421 Berry Street, Roseville, CA. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Salvation Army.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on June 9, 2016
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