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STOKES, George Clay George Clay Stokes, age 79, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 17, 2017 at his home with his wife by his side. He was born on February 6, 1938 to George C. and Fannie P. Stokes in Miami, Oklahoma. His sense of humor will be sorely missed by both his family and friends. He attended Miami Oklahoma schools and then went on to Baylor University and received his BA. George pursued his great love of theater performance throughout high school and college years. He met the love of his life, Sandra, on a blind date while attending Baylor University. On January 2, 1962 they married and have since celebrated 55 joyful years of marriage. George was employed by KPRC and KRTS radio stations as General Sales Manager. He was honored to receive many distinguished awards in the radio industry. After retiring to the countryside, he worked on his home, entertained family and friends, and enjoyed fellowship at Lost Pines Bible Church in Bastrop, Texas. George loved reading, traveling, swimming and fishing. He took great pride in his Native American heritage as a member of the Peoria Indian Tribe. He was preceded in death by his parents George C. and Fannie P. Stokes. He is survived by his wife Sandra; daughter, Catherine Lisa; son-in-law, Ken Eckart; son, George Daniel; daughter-in-law, Consuelo; Grandchildren, George T., Hastings and Christopher. A Memorial Service was held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Bastrop Providence Funeral Home, 2079 Hwy 71 E., Bastrop, Texas, 78602. Interment will be held 2:30 P.M. Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the Stokes Family Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in honor of George C. Stokes to Wounded Warriors Project and Lost Pines Bible Church.
Published in Austin American-Statesman on Dec. 7, 2017
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