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Wayne Stockton | 1932–2019

Published Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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Wayne Stockton

Wayne Stockton, 86, of Decatur, a retired postman, went to be with our Lord Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Decatur.

Graveside service was April 8 at Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur, with the Rev. Gene Smith officiating and Dr. David Lowrie offering the closing prayer.

Wayne was born Sept. 30, 1932, to Ernest E. Stockton and Vessie Irene (Perkins) Albin in Alvord. He was united in marriage to Mary Beth Elsom Aug. 25, 1956, in Decatur. Wayne proudly served our country in the United States Army. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Decatur and the Decatur Masonic Lodge 447. Wayne was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers J.C. Stockton, James Stockton and Jackie Stockton.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 62 years, Mary Beth Stockton of Decatur; son Joe Stockton and wife, Dana; grandchildren Caitlinn (Stockton) Fanning and husband, Dylan, Amber Morris, Ashley Hughes and Matthew Morris; great-grandchildren Kyle and Astrid; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

Hawkins Funeral Home Decatur
Decatur, Texas, 940-627-5959
hawkinsfuneralhome.com

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