Mr. Amos Lee Stoker, Sr. age 77 of Summerville passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at his residence.
Mr. Stoker was born in Cloudland, Georgia on December 12, 1930, son of the late Henry Stoker and Mamie Moses Stoker. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict having served in the United States Marines and the United States Army, and prior to retirement was employed with Pet Bakery. In addition to his parents, Mr. Stoker was preceded in death by sisters, Margaret Brock and Susie Leaphart; and Grandsons, Christopher Ratledge and Jason Stoker.
Mr. Stoker is survived by his wife, JoAnn White Stoker; Children and their spouses, Amos Lee “Big Foot”Stoker, Jr., Larry and Johnnie Stoker, Kathy and Charles Ratledge, Vicki and Wayne Davis, Tammy and Elliott Norton, Greg and Sherri Stoker and Mark and Debbie Stoker; Brothers, Herbert “Nub” Stoker and Jim Stoker; Sisters, Bonnie Grace Stoker and Shirley Whitworth; 17 Grandchildren; 13 Great Grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mr. Stoker will be held Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. in the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mitch Evans and Rev. Jack Matthews officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery with the Shanklin-Attaway Post 5 of the American Legion Honor Guard in charge of full military honors.
Pallbearers will be Cody Stoker, Jonathan Ratledge, Eric Ratledge, Joe Evett, Chris Stoker, and Shawn Stoker. Honorary Pallbearers will be Kenneth Bates, Roy Ellenburg and Jamie Marks.
Mr. Stoker will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.