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James Oliver Stocks

January 1, 1937 October 11, 2017
James Oliver Stocks
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Obituary for James Oliver Stocks

James (Jim) Oliver Stocks, age 80 of Howell, Michigan died in the care of his family on October 11, 2017 and is now with our Lord Jesus Christ.

Jim was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 1, 1937 to parents Lawrence and Clara (Archibald) Stocks. He retired in 1998 after a 30 year career with General Motors. Jim was a lifelong, loyal fan of the Detroit Red Wings, attending games at Olympia Stadium with his father. He shared his love of hockey with his family. He was an avid dog lover, enjoyed fishing, gardening, and vacationing to sunny destinations.

Beloved husband of Leila G. Stocks (Ford) whom he married on April 25, 1959. Loving dad of John (Renee) Stocks of Howell and Kathy (Stocks) Lindley of Fowlerville. Brother of Jeanette (Bob) Hornyak, Larry (Judy) Stocks, and Bonnie (David) Martin. Grandpa to Aaron (Maila) Stocks, T.J. (Jewelianne) Lindley, Laura (Abdi) Mahmoud, Matt Lindley, Abby (Jeremy) Shawver. Great Grandpa to Olivia, Carmyn, Luke, Caleb, Shelby, Shamsa, Zeenat, Nabeel, Josephine, Charis, and Evelyn, as well as many dear friends.

Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 600 E. Main St., Brighton, on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 3 PM - 8 PM and at Ore Creek Community Church, 3375 Fenton Rd., Hartland on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 9 AM until 10 AM.

Funeral service will be held at Ore Creek Community Church on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10 AM. Burial will take place at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens, Novi, on Friday at 2PM.

Memorials may be made in James name to Grace Hospice.

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

12

Oct

3:00 PM 10/12/2017 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/12/2017 8:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Brighton

600 East Main Street
Brighton, MI 48116

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Brighton
600 East Main Street Brighton 48116 MI
United States

Service

Friday

13

Oct

10:00 AM 10/13/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/13/2017 11:00:00 AM
Ore Creek Community Church

3375 Fenton Road
Hartland, MI 48353

Visitation from 9 AM until the time of service

Ore Creek Community Church
3375 Fenton Road Hartland 48353 MI
United States

Graveside

Friday

13

Oct

2:00 PM 10/13/2017 2:00:00 PM - 2:30 PM 10/13/2017 2:30:00 PM
Oakland Hills Cemetery

43300 West 12 Mile Road
Novi, MI 48377

Oakland Hills Cemetery
43300 West 12 Mile Road Novi 48377 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Grace Hospice

2755 Carpenter Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
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