John F. Stocker, 89, born December 19, 1933 and passed away Sunday, March 5, 2023 after a short illness. He was a 1951 graduate of East Canton High School. John join the U.S. Marine Corps in 1953, serving until 1956. He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, life member of Korean War Veterans Association, F.O.E Aerie #2374 Louisville, American Legion Post #44, Glaziers Union #1162, East Central Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council. He is a retired glazier from Bonfert Glass Co.
John was preceded in death by parents Homer and Mabel Stocker; brother, Homer L. Stocker and sister, Marilyn Peters. He is survived by his wife, Irene; daughter, Beth (Dean) Fisher; son, Terry (Candy) Stocker; grandchildren, Kylie and Connor.
Funeral service will be held Monday, March 13, 2023, 12:00 pm at Trinity United Church of Christ, 3909 Blackburn Rd., Canton, where the family will receive friends from 10:00 am until the time of service. Interment Sunset Hills Memory Garden. Memorial contributions can be made to Trinity United Church of Christ 3909 Blackburn Road NW., Canton, Ohio 44718.