HARRISBURG, PA — Jerry D. Stocker, 75, of Harrisburg, PA died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Community General Hospital, Harrisburg.
He was born Feb. 17, 1942 in Newcomerstown, to the late Earl and Thelma (Shurtz) Stocker. He was a 1960 graduate of Newcomerstown High School. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1960 to 1969 on the USS Eugene A. Greene working as a machinist. He retired from March Electric as a press operator.
He is survived by his children, Rhonda Smith, Cheryl Swofford, Deana Schleig, Jackie Bennett and Tammy; his grandson, Eric Stocker; many other grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one brother, Larry (Patti) Stocker of West Lafayette; and two nephews, Mark (Penny) Stocker and Ken (Cathy) Stocker.
He was preceded in death by one nephew, Michael Stocker.
Services were Saturday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m. at Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown. Burial was in Guernsey County Memory Gardens. Visitation was Friday, Feb. 9, at Addy Funeral Home. Military graveside honors were conducted by the Byesville VFW Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Byesville VFW Honor Guard. Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com.