Mr. Richard T. "Rich" Stockton, age 69, of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2022, in Rio Rancho. He was born in April of 1953, to the late William and Angie Stockton. Richard retired as a Communications Master Sergeant who served with the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force Reserves and later also retired from AT&T. He was a faithful member of Calvary Chapel New Mexico in Albuquerque.
He is survived by his loving wife of forty-four years, Cindy Stockton; sister Jeanne and her husband Larry McKeen of Palmdale, California; daughter Jennifer "Jenny" and her husband, Staff Sergeant David Snethen of Converse, Texas; daughter Elizabeth "Liz" Stockton of Rio Rancho, New Mexico; grandchildren, Rebekah Snethen of Converse, Texas, Lance Corporal Benjamin Snethen and his wife Jessica of Kailua, Hawaii, and Kimberly, Daniel, and Jonathan Snethen of Converse, Texas.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 15, 2022 at Daniels Family Funeral Services - Sara Chapel at 12:00PM, Pastor Doug Brown conducting.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to one of the three charities to which Rich actively contributed through his rides:
1. Wounded Warrior Project
2. Stop Soldier Suicide
3. Children's Cancer Research Fund