Keith Stocke, 82, of Princeton, Indiana, formerly of Carmi, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022, at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana. He was born on July 13, 1939, in Enfield, Illinois, the son of William Albert and Norma Ruby (Gordon) Stocke. Keith married Lois Mae Bailey on November 23, 1957, and she preceded him in death on March 18, 2022. He was the owner of KeRon Oil Development. Keith was a member of Trinity Assembly of God in Carmi. After moving to Princeton, he attended the Assembly of God church in Mt. Carmel. He enjoyed working around his oil wells, gardening, working jigsaw puzzles as well as playing solitaire.
Keith is survived by his children, Kathy Kirsch of Carmi, IL, Richard (Susie) Stocke of Louisville, KY, and Alan (Kandace) Stocke of Ormond Beach, FL; seven grandchildren, Levi and Tori Stocke, Aaron and Kiana Kirsch, Sarah McPherson, and Nathanael and Jonathan Stocke; and eight great-grandchildren, Harlee, Ainsley, Abby, Brooks, Asher, Crew, Kellan, and Kason; a brother Gordon Stocke of Kell, IL; a sister-in-law, Sherry Stocke of Carmi, IL; several nieces and nephews as well as a special niece, Sandy Carpenter. He is preceded in death by his parents; a great-grandson, John Francis Stocke; and siblings, Barbara Hucker, Ronald Stocke, Wendell Stocke and Waylan Stocke.
Funeral Services for Keith Stocke will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at First Christian Church in Carmi, with burial at Bruce Chapel Cemetery in Carmi. Family and friends may visit from 12:30 p.m. until time of service at First Christian Church in Carmi. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Keith's memory to New Hope Christian School and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi, who is in charge of arrangements.