Calvin Cal, Pops Stockton's Memorial

Calvin Cal, Pops Stockton
(1926 - 2009)


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Name: Mr Calvin Cal, Pops Stockton
Nick Name: Pops,Cal
Maiden Name: Stockton
Gender: Male
Age: 82 years old
Lived: Tuesday, 30 November 1926 - Sunday, 8 November 2009

My Story

Mr.Stockton was born November 30,1926, to William Burton Stockton Sr. and Mable Stockton in Dublin. He served in the Merchant Marines during World War II as a baker on several ships. He married Mary Charlotte Word June 16,1946,in Denton. His first note to her was written in 1932 when he asked her to marry him. They were in the first grade. He worked in the automotive industry and,for the last 20 years,was a boat mechanic at Rock Creek Camp, Possum Kingdom Lake. He was a master Mason at Graford Lodge 1026. Survivors include his wife,Charlotte,three adopted children, Kim,Bret and Melody;Seven grandchildren;2 great grandchildren; and 2 brothers.

This is a living testament to the love and integrity that my Pops carried with him during his life.That love and integrity did not stop with his beautiful wife of 63 years,but carried on through the 3 children that he and Mimi adopted,raised, and loved as their own.That love was carried on through his 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.This love was evident when he would buy us scratch off lotto tickets, or when he allowed his oldest grandson to drive his tractor around Rock Creek Camp only to have it run into a tree and axle broken.He gave all he could to ensure the happiness of his family. Pops would give the shirt off his back to anyone that needed it more than him.It's this love,integrity,and kindness that make him the most important man in my life.I adore him with every fiber of my being.I think i can speak for everyone here when I say: I love you;I'm going to miss you, and look forward to the day that the good Lord reunites us again in "the big deer stand in the sky".Only now you will be cancer free, your hearing will be intact, and you will have all ten fingers.Yes Pops,we will be together again where the deer are plentiful and the Cowboys will win the Super Bowl. I love you Pops, and may you forever rest in peace.

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Pops The day that you left us You didn’t say good-bye. God was calling his angel home, There was no time to ask...
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I will love you forever and will miss you every day. Dont worry about Mimi we will take care of her for you.I hope yo...


Fathers Name: William Berton Stockton
Mothers Name: Mable Rose Stockton
Spouse's Name: Mary Charlotte Stockton
Children's Names: Kimberly Stockton,Bret Stockton, and Melody Stockton
Siblings Names: Bert Stockton,Dorris Taylor,Wilber Stockton, Warren Stockton
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Dublin,Graford, Fort Worth and Possum Kingdom Lake
Occupation: Trades & Services
Marital Status: Married


Favourite Sport: Football
Favourite Team: Dallas Cowboys
Other Interests:
Boating,Fishing,Playing His Luck At The Lotto,Watching 'Wheel Of Fortune' With His Wife.


Place of Passing: Possum Kingdom Lake
Date of Passing: 8 November 2009
Cause of Passing: Pancreatic Cancer
Type of Funeral: Masonic
Place of Burial: New Dublin Live Oak
Funeral Location: New Dublin Live Oak
Funeral Date: 11 November 2009
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