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Ralph Galen Hockman

October 20, 1940 ~ April 20, 2019 (age 78)

Ralph Galen Hockman 78, a resident of Middletown, Virginia passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at his residence.  

A funeral service for Mr. Hockman will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Stover Memorial Chapel with Rev. Corey Miles officiating.  Burial will follow in Lebanon Church Cemetery. 

Mr. Hockman was born in Shenandoah County, VA on October 20, 1940 a son of the late Albert and Hilda Hodson Hockman.  He was a member of Meadow Mills Church of the Brethren and retired from the Grove Quarry in Middletown, VA.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two children, Karen Lynn “Punkin” Hockman Edwards and Ralph “R.E.” Hockman; a grandson, Travis Hockman; three brothers; three sisters and one step-sister.

Survivors include his loving wife of 55 years, Sandra “Cookie” Hockman of Middletown, VA; his children, Kay Brown and husband Jeff of Strasburg, VA, Cindy Hockman of Toms Brook, VA; his grandchildren, Jessica Wallace, Josh Shifflett (Holly Ruggles), Dustin Hockman, Kaysie Hockman and Amber Edwards; one great-grandchild, Ryan Davis along with his brother, Joseph Allen Hockman and wife Carolyn.

Pallbearers will be Paul Hoffman, Jake Hockman, Andy Hamman, Eddie McDonald, Brian Smoot, Richard Stickles and Gerald Jackson.  Honorary pallbearer will be Russell Hodson.

The family will receive friends at Stover Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. 

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Stover Funeral Home and Crematory, Strasburg, VA is serving the family of Mr. Ralph 

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