Weldon Stockwell

June 30, 1925 ‒ October 28, 2013

Sunbury, Ohio

Weldon Stockwell, age 88, of Sunbury, moved on to Glory on Monday, October 28, 2013 at Riverside Methodist Hospital.

He was born on June 30, 1925, in Trenton Township, to the late Clarence C. and Opal V. (Leak) Stockwell. A 1943 graduate of Sunbury High School, Weldon served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WW II. He went on to marry the love of his life, Nancy (Beacom) Stockwell on October 22, 1950, the ceremony performed in her parent’s home. He was a former pastor in The Christian Union and, for 26 years, was the Field Representative of the Christian Harness Horsemen’s Association.

He is survived by his daughter: Kathy (Jim) Gorsuch of Sunbury; son Mark (Cindy) Stockwell of Sunbury; grandchildren: Jennifer and Brody Stockwell; as well as many other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy, on December 11, 2012.

Friends may call Friday, November 1, 2013 from 4-7 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Trenton Cemetery with Pastor Bryan Grove officiating.

“We sorrow, but not as those who have no hope.” 1Thes. 4:13.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Charity or Church of Donor’s Choice.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.