Homer "Earl" Stockton

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Homer "Earl" Stockton of The Woodlands, Texas, 92, passed away on August 10, 2015. Earl was preceded in death by the love of his life, Lillian, wife of 60 years. He is survived by sons, Gene Stockton and wife Ginny of Seattle Washington, Jerry Stockton and wife Tessa of Lenoir, Tennessee, and Don Stockton and wife Kara of Montgomery, Texas; 6 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind numerous friends.

Earl proudly served in the army from 1940 until 1961, fighting in both World War II and the Korean War. During World War II, he earned both the Bronze Star and Silver Star for his bravery and valor. During the Korean War, he fought in and survived the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir. In addition to the Bronze Star and Silver Star, Earl received numerous commendations for his commitment, dedication, and bravery while serving his country. Throughout his life, he was able to recall names, dates, and places of everyone he encountered throughout his military career with uncanny accuracy. He was a true American hero.

In 1945, he met Lillian McCoy, and on February 3, 1946, they wed. Spanning over 60 years, the marriage was full of devotion and love; They were inseparable. They provided a loving and safe home for their three sons. Earl never met a stranger and had many friends. He loved meeting and talking with people as he was never speechless and loved making people laugh.

Visitation will be held at Cashner Funeral Home in Conroe, Texas on Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Funeral Service for Homer "Earl" Stockton will be held at the Cashner Colonial Chapel on Friday, August 14, 2015 at 10:00am with interment following at Garden Park Cemetery.

The family asked that in lieu of flowers, those wanting to honor Earl's memory can make a donation to the Conroe ISD Education Foundation. The mailing address for the foundation is P.O. Box 1494, Conroe, TX 77305.

You may send condolences to family by going to cashnerconroe.com


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Published on yourconroenews.com from Aug. 11 to Aug. 24, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
Cashner Funeral Home
801 Teas Road | Conroe, TX 77303 | (936) 756-2126
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