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Richard Stockdale

March 30, 1945 — October 13, 2015

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Richard Dean Stockdale died October 13, 2015 in Oklahoma City at the age of 70 years 6 months 14 days. Gravesite services are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Willow View Cemetery under the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.

Richard was born March 30, 1945 to Alan Stockdale and Virginia Mae (MacArthur) Whitfield in Zanesville, Ohio. He was raised in the Lexington/Purcell area, graduating from Lexington in 1963. Richard was inducted into the United States Army on October 7, 1965, serving during Vietnam. He was honorably discharged on September 28, 1967. On December 20, 1966 Richard married Judy Dover in Purcell, Oklahoma. He worked as the Maintenance Superintendent at Joseph Harp Correctional Center until retiring around 1997. Richard enjoyed being the Drummer of a band, listening to music, fishing, and hunting. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, and his dogs.

Richard is preceded in death by his parents, Alan and Virginia. Richard is survived by his wife, Judy; sons, Larry Stockdale, Shawn Stockdale, Isaac Stockdale and wife, Christina; 8 grandchildren, Benjamin, Ashley, Angel, Jacob, Shelby, Tyler, John, Jesse; 2 great grandchildren, Mackenzie, Jason; siblings, Alan (Mike) Stockdale, William (Bill) Stockdale, Daryl Stockdale; 5 nieces, 2 nephews, 6 sisters-in-law; 1 brother-in-law and numerous other relatives and friends.

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