John Stokes

2013-05-02T00:00:00Z John Stokes The Billings Gazette
May 02, 2013 12:00 am

EUGENE, Ore. — John Stokes of Eugene, age 82, passed away April 29, 2013, of natural causes. He was born in Bradford, Pa., to Reuben & Viola (Wedge) Stokes.

John served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Rose M. Jensen in August of 1950, and they later divorced. Out of this union, they had four children.

He retired from Canteen Vending in 1993 and loved RVing and his many trips to Montana, loved baseball and was an avid bowler.

He is survived by the love of his life of 25 years, Nancy Williams; and two sons, Robert (Donna) Stokes of Shepard, and Steve (Cathy) Stokes of Billings; a sister, Phyllis, and brother, Robert both of Las Vegas; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughters, Sandy Foley and Terri Stokes.

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