Funeral services for 59 year old Rev. Kevin F. Stockwell, Missional Pastor for the Norwood United Methodist Church, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the United Church of Copenhagen in Copenhagen with Rev. Larry Duthie officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Copenhagen. Friends may call locally at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Calling hours will be held Saturday from 12 noon – 1 p.m. at the United Church of Copenhagen in Copenhagen before the services. Rev. Stockwell died January 16, 2011 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.
Surviving are his wife Laurinda of Norwood; his mother, Kathleen M. Stockwell of Copenhagen; one son, Jedediah and Lisa Gramlin of Stamford, VT; two daughters, Iphagainia and Chris Tanguay of Northfield VT and Hope S. Strader, Hannawa Falls; one grandson, Sherman Taylor; one sister, Carla and Paul Spedding of Fulton; one brother –in –law, Clarence Clemons of Copenhagen; extended family members, Mia Tanguay, Sebastian Tanguay, Tracy Stokes, Jesse Stokes, and Wendy S. Holland; and nieces and nephews.
He was pre-deceased by a sister, Karen Clemons.
Born in Lowville on August 11, 1951, son of Neil W. and Kathleen M. Zimmer Stockwell, he married Laurinda R. Dixon on April 3, 1993. He received a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Utica College of Syracuse University. Rev Stockwell served the Northern Flow District of the United Methodist Church and served in Galilee, Depeyster, Raymondville, and Norwood. He was attending Wesley Seminary in Washington, DC.
He was a Volunteered Fireman and Hunter Safety Instructor, a member of the Norwood Masonic Lodge and an avid woodworker.
Donations may be made to the West Potsdam Fire Dept 1st. Responders, Finger Lakes Eye & Tissue Bank, or The Camp Aldersgate Welcome Center Fund c/c Norwood United Methodist Church. Masonic services will be held Friday at 8PM at the Funeral Home.
Online condolences and memories can be shared with the family at www.buckfuneralhome.com. The Buck Funeral Home is serving the family of Rev. Kevin F. Stockwell.