Funeral services to honor Mr. Stokes life will be 2:30 PM Sunday in the Liberty Mortuary Chapel. Burial will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 until 2:15 PM at the mortuary.
John F. "Buck" Stokes, 74, of 107 South 4th Street, died Thursday, June 5, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Greenville he was a son of the late Ernest and Alma Louise Suddeth Stokes.
He retired from Saco Lowell and was a member of Jones Avenue Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Becky Mahaffey Stokes of the home; a step daughter, Alicia Newman of Orangeburg; 3 sisters, 3 brothers; a special brother in law, Allen Mahaffey of the home; three grandchildren, John and Luke Leslie, and Chelsea Canipe; one great grandson, Easton Leslie.
The family will be at the home. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Jones Avenue Baptist Church, Building Fund, PO Box 1688, Easley SC 29641.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Stacy Leslie.
Memorial messages may be sent to the family by visiting www.libertymortuary.com Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements.
30 South Palmetto Street Liberty, SC 29657
Published in The Greenville News on June 7, 2014