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George Edward Stocking
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1923
California, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 2013
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

STOCKING, GEORGE EDWARD, 89, of Louisville, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013.

Born April 23, 1923 in Sacramento, CA, he will be remembered by his family and friends for his love, Christian values, integrity, hard work, and humility. He was often heard saying "accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative." He was an active member and deacon of Beechwood Baptist Church. He served as a Gideon for many years, and was on the Foundation Board of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He worked at General Electric for over 40 years where the majority of his career was spent as an engineering manager. He was a World War II Army veteran who served with the 104th Infantry Division in Europe. He was awarded two Purple Hearts. He held a degree in engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of almost 60 years, the former Thelma Evans; daughters, Lois Ehlers (Chris) and Ruth Stocking; son, John Stocking (Pam); and his grandchildren, Lauren and Tyler Stocking.

The funeral service will be at Beechwood Baptist Church, 201 Biltmore Road at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday with burial in Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation will be at Pearson's, 149 Breckenridge Lane, from 3-7 p.m. Monday.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in his memory to Gideons International, Beechwood Baptist Church, or Salvation Army.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Howard Holbrook Stocking (1883 - 1976)
  Lucretia Grace Banks Stocking (1887 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  Thelma Helen Evans Stocking (1928 - 2017)
 
 Siblings:
  Howard Banks Stocking (1915 - 2004)*
  John Wilson Stocking (1918 - 1936)*
  Alice Pearl Stocking McAuley (1921 - 2015)*
  George Edward Stocking (1923 - 2013)
  Helen Lucretia Stocking (1924 - 1946)*
  David A Stocking (1924 - 1945)*
  Ruth Naomi Stocking (1928 - 1928)*
  Esther Marie Stocking (1928 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Resthaven Memorial Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Tom Price
Originally Created by: wwalker
Record added: Mar 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107216696
George Edward Stocking
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George Edward Stocking
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 Added: Mar. 24, 2013
 
 
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