Jack James Stockwell


(April 24, 2003)

Funeral Mass will be celebrated today (Tuesday) at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Greybull for Jack James Stockwell, 80, who died Thursday, April 24 at his Greybull home.

He was born in Greybull on March 2, 1923, son of Elmer Luther and Margaret Mary (Althoff) Stockwell. He grew up in Greybull and graduated from high school there.

He married Phyllis Elaine Millross on Feb. 20, 1945. He served on the battleship Alabama during World War II.

He was involved in the family business, Stockwell Manufacturing and Machine Shop, for more than 50 years.

His pride and joy were his family, his children and grandchildren. He was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include his wife Phyllis of Greybull; 10 children and their families, Ken Stockwell (Lesa) of Cody, Jerry Stockwell (Denise) of Greybull, Ben Stockwell and his partner, Steve Baugh of Willsall, Mont., Carmen Capron (Bill) of Powell, Fred Stockwell (Barbara) of Bozeman, Mont., Lori Davis (Mick) of Gallatin Gateway, Mont., Suzanne Prevedel (Brett) of Roosevelt, Utah, Jacqueline Conti (Robert) of Bozeman, Melody Brown (Mark) of Greybull, and Bill Stockwell (Carmen) of Wheatland; 26 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and five step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol, and three sons, Jim, Greg and Joe.