Mr. Paul Edward “Eddie” Stockton, of Nancy, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021, at University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky, having attained the age of 70 years, 8 months, and 19 days. He was born on Saturday, July 22, 1950 in New Castle, Indiana, the son of Jesse and Margaret (Haler) Stockton. He was of the Baptist Faith, U.S. Army Veteran having served in the Vietnam War, a two time commissioned Kentucky Colonel, and the 1999 National Truck Association Driver of The Year. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Kathy Stockton, brothers, John “Danny” Stockton, Tim Stockton.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy Elaine (Wesley) Stockton of Nancy, Kentucky, whom he wed on Friday, December 24, 2004, children, Jesse Reed Stockton of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Juanita Grissom of Chattanooga, Tennessee, siblings, Jack Stockton of New Castle, Indiana, Gary Stockton of Florida, Penny Lee of New Castle, Indiana, Mary Hopkins of New Castle, Indiana, 4 grandchildren, special sisters–in-law, Christy Stockton of New Castle, Indiana, Marketta Phelps.
The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 1:00 pm in The Memory Chapel of Morris-Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Renner, and, Bro. Rayborn Sweet officiating. Military honors was conducted by the Somerset DAV chapter #162. Burial followed in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Science Hill, Kentucky. News-Monticello Funeral Home of Monticello, Kentucky, and Morris-Hislope Funeral Home was honored to be in charge of arrangements.
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