Eric Stockton was born in Montreal, Quebec on November 13, 1938, passed away peacefully on November 19, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona at the age of 76 years old. Pre-deceased by his mother, Margaret Connolly of Lancashire, England and Donald Stockton of Montreal (Verdun), Quebec; brother, Alan Stockton, sisters, Barbara Belanger and Patricia Brown.
He leaves behind his wife of 53 years Murielle Stockton, daughter Susan Tompke with her husband Vern Tompke, granddaughter Danielle MacAulay with her husband Jon MacAulay, Josh Tompke and Deron Tompke of Chilliwack, B.C.; daughter Michelle Hill with her husband Angus Hill, granddaughter Danaka Hill and grandson Jarret Hill of Drayton Valley, Alberta.
Eric was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces “Royal Canadian Air Force” for 27 years as an Aircraft Instrument/Electrical Technician. He made many lifetime friends during his life in the Military. Mourning his loss are longtime friends, retired Canadian Forces members and many friends he made in the United States.
Following a dream, he moved to the United States with his wife Murielle, where he worked for several years, RVd full-time for eight years until finally settling in Tucson, Arizona in 2009.
Eric was a giant of a man, with an equally big heart, who loved his wife and family. We will never forget him and his sense of humour. He will lovingly be remembered and forever missed.