Harold F. (Fred) Stocking, Jr., 80 years old, died peacefully at home with his family by his side on December 31st, 2012, following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was a retired Boeing machinist, union steward, and USD 259 school bus driver, and was known to the kids as The Colonel. He was an active minister with humble service to all that he met. He led a wonderful example of non-judgmental love for everyone. He was truly loved by all and will be missed. His kindness was matched only by his selflessness and generosity. He was an active member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and also had a passion for golf. He loved his family and spending quality time with them all.
Proceeded in death by his loving wife, Nancy; father, Harold F. Stocking, Sr.; brother, Gary Stocking; and grandsons, Wade Titus and Travis Stocking.
Survived by mother, Dorothy Barry; sister, Sherry Kline; sons, Daryl (Lee), Bradley (Becky), Marlon (Chong); daughters, Tammy Titus and Kristi (Mike) Sims-Miller, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
We will always carry your loving memory in our hearts.
Funeral Services will be held at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 820 W. 27th Street South, Wichita, KS on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. Interment will follow the service at the Osborne Cemetery in Mayfield, KS at 3:30 P.M.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 1:00 – 8:00 P.M. The family will be present to greet friends from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.
Memorials have been established with the Wichita Adventist Christian Academy and Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice. Contributions can be left at the funeral home.
Frank Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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