STOCK, Joseph F., age 65, of Wellsville, OH, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH.
He was born Aug. 14, 1947, in Steubenville, OH, the son of the late Joseph A. and Ella Geraldine Little Stock.
Joseph was a very active and dedicated member of the Liberty Church of God Prophecy, Girard, OH; a 1964 graduate of Stanton Local High School; a Vietnam Era U.S. Army veteran and enjoyed traveling with his wife, Ruby.
He was retired from the Ohio Edison (First Energy) Company, W.H. Sammis Plant, Stratton, OH.
Joseph was preceded in death by his parents; son, Daniel A. Stock; brothers, William "Rock" Stock, Thomas "Plumber" Stock and Charles "Bessie" Stock. He is survived by his devoted wife of 40 years, Ruby E. Lafferty Stock, whom he married May 13, 1972; son, Michael (Kim) Stock of Maryland; daughters, Angela (Kevin) Shook of Sharon, PA and Sharon Stock of Toronto, OH; brother, Edward (Darlene K.) Stock of Toronto, OH; sister, Myrtle M. Stock of Olcott, NY and Wilhemina L. (Nelson) Stock of Warren, OH; grandchildren, Andrea, Kyle, Haley and Zachary.
A celebration of Joseph's life memorial service will be held 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Liberty Church of God, 1729 Tibbets-Wick Road, Girard, OH with Pastor Barbara Hays officiating.
Arrangements for Joseph are in the care of the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto, OH (740) 537-1234 or 1 (855) 847-1240.
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