Donations may be made in his honor to: St. Jude's Children's Hospital Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142
Richard "Rich" Thomas Stocker, age 77, of De Soto, entered into rest on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at his home. Born on August 21, 1936 to the late Elmer and Beatrice ( Huels) Stocker in St. Louis, Missouri. He was an I.T. manager for Gray Bar Electric. He enjoyed his dogs, reading, cooking and was a craftsman.
He is survived by his loving family; wife, Barbara (Hamill) Stocker of De Soto; sons: Michael, Richard,Jr., Mark and Patrick Stocker, all of Arnold; daughters: Susan and Angelique Stocker of Arnold; step-sons: Dave (Julie) Witherspoon of Eureka and Richard (Tracy) Witherspoon of Weatherby Lake, MO; step-daughter, Ann Jamboretz of Arnold; brother, Tom (Sharon) Stocker of Arnold; and sister, Elaine Stocker of Oakville, MO; and several grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Phil Stocker.