June 30, 1939 - October 14, 2016
Greenwood, Indiana | Age 77
JAMES H. STOCKMAN
77, of Greenwood, passed away suddenly at his home on October 14, 2016. Jim was born June 30, 1939 to the late Wallace and Esther Stockman, in Williston, North Dakota. His early years were spent on his parents' farm in Alamo, ND. Jim and his brothers all attained the rank of Eagle Scout. He participated in band, football, basketball and wrestling and graduated from Williston High School. Jim attended North Dakota State University, graduating with a double major in mathematics and history. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
After spending 2 years as a Lieutenant in the United States Army, Jim began his career at Trane Company in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. He moved to Indianapolis and became a partner with Information Dynamics, Inc. Jim also spent several years in the sales group of Digital Equipment. He retired as a broker with Hilliard Lyons in Indianapolis.
Jim's positive life affected many people. Over the years, he enjoyed active committee participation of church organizations. He was a past president and Board member of the Downtown Indianapolis Optimist Club as well as the Greater Greenwood Arts Council, and was a founding member and officer with the Castlewood Singers.
Jim is survived by his wife of 42 years, Sandy, and their daughters Diane Allen, Lori Hahn (Paul), Cheryl Moreira (Phil), Nancy Naber (Michael), and Jean Romfo (Bret), along with 7 grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers Howard, Gene, and Jerry.
His wishes for cremation were honored, with arrangements handled by Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service. A Celebration of Life for Jim will be held on Sunday, October 30 in the Homestead Room of The Sycamore at Mallow Run, 7070 W. Whiteland Rd., Bargersville, IN. The gathering will be from 1:00-3:00 pm, with the service at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Greenwood Public Library, 310 South Meridian Street, Greenwood, IN 46143.
You are invited to read Jim's obituary at www.wilsonstpierre.com, where you may sign the guest book or share a personal message for the family.
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