W.E. (Gene) Stockman


Birth Date: October 28, 1933

Death Date: February 11, 2017

Visitation Date: 2-15-2017 Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Visitation Place : Heritage Funeral Home


Service Date: 2-15-2017 Time: 11:00 AM
Service Place : Heritage Funeral Home


Cemetery Date: 2-15-2017 Time: 12:00 PM
Cemetery Place : Jackson County Memorial Park

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Obituaries » W.E. (Gene) Stockman




W.E. “Gene” Stockman, 83, of Moss Point, MS, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017 in Moss Point. Gene was born on October 28, 1933 in Jasper County, MS to the late Getter Marvin and Maudie Stockman. Gene was one of a kind. He loved to travel, and has been to every state in the U.S. except for Alaska. His favorite place was being on the river, he owned house boats over the years and eventually bought a camp on the Pascagoula River. His greatest joy in his life was being a father to his daughter Deanna, a “Bodaddy” to his granddaughter Tara, and being an uncle to his many nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed.

In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his sister, Maudie Peavy, brother, Marvin Rudolph “Rudy” Stockman, and niece, Sheila George.

He is survived by his daughter, Deanna Gunter; granddaughter, Tara (Jon) Maxie; great-grandsons, Jackson and Easton Maxie; nephew, Vance (Pat) Stockman; nieces, Cherie (David) Goodman and Vicki (Paul) Padilla; great-nieces and nephews, Vance Stockman Jr., Andrea (Tyler) Cobb, Jake (Shanna) Stockman, Will (Hope) Herrington, Gabbie (Bruce) Lynd, Lindsay (Jeremy) Hess, Cameron (Tracie) George, and Anndalyn George; along with numerous great-great-nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

The visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Escatawpa, MS. The funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel beginning at 11:00 a.m. with Bro. Ronnie Maxie officiating. Interment will be held at Jackson County Memorial Park in Pascagoula, MS with Vance Stockman, Jake Stockman, Jon Maxie, Cameron George, Bruce Lynd Jr., and Vance Stockman Jr. serving as pallbearers.

Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, in Escatawpa/Moss Point, MS is in charge of arrangements. You may view and sign the online register book for W.E. “Gene” Stockman at www.heritagefuneralhome.us