James "Jim" Stocking Sr., the second-generation owner of Park Tire Co. in Lincoln Park, Mich., died Wednesday, July 19, 2017. He was 93. Jim’s father Vernie Stocking opened Park Tire in March 1933, and now his son Jim Stocking Jr. is president and owner of the business.
Stocking was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was married to his wife Marjorie for 65 years before she died in 2011. He is survived by five children, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 24, 2017, at Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Lincoln Park, and burial in Our Lady of Hope Cemetery. Visitation is from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 23, 2017. View his full obituary here.