Claude L. Stockstill, Jr., mostly known as “Junior”, age 98, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Menora Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas.
Junior was born in Bethany, Mo., to Claude and Agnes Stockstill on January 16, 1921. He served his country proudly in the United States Army and is a veteran of World War II where he earned several medals. He was one of six children and was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, two brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by his sister, Madeline Stockstill; his son, Randy Stockstill; three grandchildren, Lindsey Rawie, Carly Stockstill and Randy Stockstill Jr.; and his four great grandchildren, Alexa, Cora, Leah and Aiden.
The visitation will be held at the Kearney Methodist Church on October 15, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. The funeral will be held at the Kearney Methodist Church on October 15, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., burial following at Miriam Cemetery, Bethany, Mo.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Veterans Health Administration in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements in care of Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home.
Our Sincere Condolences
Randy and Family, I know it is not easy to lose a loved one and the only true healing is time, as time will heal your pain. The good news is you have so many memories built up and to share. Share those memories with each other and comfort each other in this time of sadness. I appreciate your fathers service to his Country and for his bravery and he lived a good life and is now at rest and will be watching over you all. I pray for your families comfort and I am sorry for your loss. Sorry, I could not be there in person, but know you are in my prayers for comfort.
Sad to hear that Uncle Junior has passed.
I will always remember his kind smile.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
Julie Barron Happy