Stanley Thomas “Stan” Stockman, 56, resident of Highway 25 South, husband of Nora Dodgen Stockman, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Born July 4, 1963, in Greenwood, he was a son of the late Andrew Carwyle “A.C.” and Roilene Trent Stockman. He was a 1981 graduate of Greenwood High School and attended Lander College. He was the co-owner/operator of Dillard’s Sporting Goods and was retired as a senior foreman in the water department at CPW of Greenwood. He previously owned and operated a saw-mill.
A member of New Spring Church of Greenwood he was also a member of the Friday Morning Men’s Group of the church. He was also a member and past president of the Greenwood Chapter of the Experimental Airplane Association of America, The Airplane Owners and Pilots Association “AOPA”, the Young Eagles Flight, and the Confederate Air Farce out of Woodruff, SC, and was a founding member of the Greenwood Aviation Expo, and worked diligently to get it to its current standing of one of the South’s finest air shows. Stan was also very involved in the Triple Tree Aerodrome Radio Controlled Flying Event.
Surviving in addition to his wife of the home are three daughters, Kelsey S. and husband Jordan Dunn, Savannah S. and husband Andrew Warner, all of Greenwood, and Haven and husband Wesley Willimon of Bradley; two sons, Erin Schumpert (fiance, Stacey Amsden) of Greenville, and Benjamin Brown of Bradley; a brother, Trent Stockman and wife Doris of Atlanta; five grandchildren, Emmie Dunn, Elizabeth Dunn, Marissa Willimon, Ava Willimon and Paisley Willimon.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Carl Stockman and Hal Stockman.
A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at NewSpring Church of Greenwood, with Rev. Matt Alley officiating.
The family will receive friends at NewSpring Church from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday evening. They will be at the home of Savannah and Andrew Warner.
Memorials may be made to the Faith Home Christian Recovery at faithhomegwd.net/giving/. If anyone intends to send flowers, please send live plants as a living memorial to Stan.
For online condolences please visit www.blythfuneralhome.com.