Ted Stockholm, 79

by | April 12, 2019 10:33 am

   Funeral services for Ted Stockholm, 79, were held Monday, April 8, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Swainsboro First United Methodist Church with Reverends Wayne DeFore and David Unkles officiating. Interment followed in Eastbrook Cemetery with full military honors. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, April 5, 2019 following an extended illness.

Mr. Ted Stockholm was born in Hallstead, Pennsylvania, on February 16, 1938. He was a graduate of Montrose High School, and had retired from the United States Air Force. Stockholm attended Swainsboro Technical College and retired from Roper Lawn Mower Manufacturing. He loved to hunt and fish, paint wildlife art, and put puzzles together. Stockholm was a member of the First United Methodist Church, where he taught Sunday school and worked several board positions. He worked six years with the Walk to Emmaus and served the Kairos community for nine years. Stockholm was a volunteer at Emanuel Medical Center with over 4,600 hours. He also volunteered at the Swainsboro Food Pantry and was a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). Stockholm was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Marion Stockholm; sisters Jean MacGreoge, Shirley Singer, and Mary Severcool; and one son Kenneth W. Stockholm.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Stockholm; daughters, Pam Hughes (Kevin) Scott of Swainsboro and Susan Turner (JR) Morris of Huger, South Carolina; son, Lewis (Theresa) Turner of Dublin; one brother, Harold (Barb) Stockholm of Great Bend, Pennsylvania; sister; Lois Sherman of Montrose, Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Michael Hood, Rob Stephenson, Payton Stephenson, Eric Hughes, Austin Stockholm, and Tyler Hood. Honorary pallbearers were Emanuel Medical Center Volunteers, Kairos Volunteers, and members of the Leroy Williams Sunday School Class. 

Tomlinson Funeral Home and Crematory of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.

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