Fredrick C. Stockwell, 92, of Macomb, IL died at 3:21 pm Thursday December 20, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.
He was born on May 12, 1926 in Plymouth, IL to James and Mary Adkins Stockwell. He married Norma Jean Twidwell on December 1, 1947 in Plymouth, IL. She preceded him in death on May 15, 2017.
Fred was a graduate of Plymouth High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree from North Texas State University in Denton, TX. He was an educator at Domingues High School in Paramount, Ca and also Maraliste High School in Palo Verde CA. He also was employed as a service tech with Reliance Electric in Long Beach, CA. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Macomb American Legion Post # 6. Fredrick had proudly served his country with the US Navy in World War II and Korea.
He is survived by 2 sons, James and Robert Stockwell of Cerritos, CA, 2 grandsons, Andrew and Bridge Stockwell of Lakewood, CA.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Orma Jean Walker and 3 brothers, Paul, Bob and Don Forest Stockwell.
Cremation has been accorded. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday January 5, 2019 at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL with Rev. Tom Mehaffy officiating. Burial of cremains and Military Honors by Macomb American Legion Post #6 and Macomb VFW Post # 1921 will be held at Rosemont cemetery in Plymouth, IL. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to Rosemont cemetery.
The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL is handling arrangements