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Darwin Stocking

• Oct 28, 2015 at 3:44 PM

Oct. 27, 1917 - Feb. 14, 2007

NEW LONDON Darwin "Dar" Stocking, 89, of New London, died Wednesday morning at the Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.

He was born Oct. 27, 1917 in Rochester Twp., to the late Harry and Melissa (Rockwell) Stocking. He had lived in the Rochester and New London areas his entire life.

He had served in the Coast Guard Reserve from 1942 until 1943. He had farmed all of his life. He restored and displayed hit and miss engines at area shows. He also enjoyed traveling.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary F. (Seitter) Stocking; a brother, Perry Stocking; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Alberta Barnes; and an infant brother, Harry Stocking, Jr.

There will be no visitation. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.

Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main St., New London were in charge of arrangements.