Donald E. Stockmaster, 88, of Attica, passed away Tuesday morning, January 11, 2022, at the Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky.
He was born May 8, 1933 in Willard, to Leo A. and Viola A. (Featheringill) Stockmaster. He married Janet Betts on September 27, 1954 and she passed away on July 13, 1979. He later married Shirley A. Reed on October 10, 1980 and she survives in Attica.
Survivors include a daughter, Rhonda (John) Crunkilton of Butler, two sons, Donald S. Stockmaster of Marblehead, Eric E. (Antonia) Stockmaster of Ogden, UT., a step-daughter, Debra (John) Martin of Attica, a step-son, Scott Bordner of Attica, twelve grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren and a sister, Margaret Trauger of Dayton.
Don was preceded in death by his first wife, Janet and a sister, Mary Lou Schank and a step-daughter, Colleen Kirkpatrick.
Don had worked for Slessman Excavating as a construction Equipment operator. He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict with the 101st Airborne and was discharged as corporal. Don attended Willard City Schools, and was a member of the Attica American Legion Post #260.
Don enjoyed hunting and fishing, and in his earlier years he was involved in open wheel street stock car racing, and watching rodeos on TV. He also rode bulls and saddle broncs, and was a rodeo judge. Don enjoyed watching girl’s softball games.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday January 17, 2022, at the Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR. 19 Bloomville, with Pastor Mark Boedeker officiating. Burial will follow in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Willard. The Attica American Legion Post #260 will conduct military graveside services.
Visitation will be Monday, January 17, 2022, from 10:00 am. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, or to Stein Hospice. On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.shookfamilyfh.com.