Roy Lee Stoker

Published 4:32 pm Monday, March 30, 2015

Roy Lee Stoker, 87, of Poarch, passed away March 24, 2015, at his residence.

He was born on Jan. 4, 1928, to the late Joseph and James Willie Stoker in Long Grove, Okla. He was a retired chief electrical with the U.S. Navy and retired electrician from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

He is preceded in death by his wife Marie Gates Stoker; sons, William George Sims and Gary Douglas Stoker.

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Survivors are a daughter, Patricia Murph of Poarch; three grandchildren, Theresa (Chris) Rutherford, Tracy Jackson and Larry Jackson, all of Poarch; 14 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Services were Friday, March 27, at 3:30 p.m. from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Sis. Helen Stewart officiating. Interment followed in McCullough Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Ian Smedley, Chris Rutherford, Calvin Kendrick, Dezmond Nguyey, George Rogers, and Chris Rogers. Honorary Pallbearers will be, Donnie Cox, Kaylee Cox, Randy Fretwell and Mikey Griffey.

The family received friends Friday, March 27, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home from 2:30 p.m. until the service time at 3:30 p.m.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., was in charge of all arrangements.