Obituary: Darrel L. Stock, Sr. (Nov. 3, 1934 – March 1, 2012)

By Submitted March 06, 2012 08:39 pm

Darrell L. Stock Sr., beloved father and grandfather, a 77-year-old Hamburg, Calif., resident, passed away on March 1, 2012 of a tragic car accident. He was born on November 3, 1934 in Long Beach, Calif., to John M. Stock and Verna R. Staudinger-Stock.

Mr. Stock graduated from Happy Camp High School and married Rowena L. Kirby. He had three children: Darrell L. Stock Jr., of South Jordan, Utah, Cheryl A. Stock-Tadeo of Paradise, Calif., and Richard W. Csubak of Sterling, Conn. His grandchildren are Joaquin E. Stock-Tadeo, Rebecca J. Stock-Tadeo, Morris Z. Stock-Csubak, and Jeremiah G. Stock-Csubak. He was a resident of Ledyard, Conn., for 20 years and then retired and lived within the Siskiyou Mountains near the scenic Klamath River in California.

Mr. Stock served in the US Navy from 1954-1974 as PVC.  He completed 11 submarine patrols with his final duty aboard the USBN Thomas A. Edison. He was very honored to serve his country in this capacity.

Mr. Stock had many loves but he most enjoyed nature, masonry, bottle collecting, panning for gold and he was an avid rock-hound.

In addition to his children and grandchildren, he is survived by his brother, Thomas Cook of Dolan Springs, Ariz. His loving wife Pamela A. Petit-Stock was with him and also died of injuries sustained in the car accident.

The graveyard service will be at the Happy Camp cemetery at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at Happy Camp, Calif. Online condolences may be made at  Girdner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

— Submitted by Girdner Funeral Chapel