John Stocker

John Carlin “Buz’ Stocker, 70, of Mesquite, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014. He was born to the late John and Mabel Stocker on July 23, 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Buz was a First Lieutenant of the 101st Airborne Division in the Army, serving in Vietnam.

He was also a sales manager for United Airlines in New York City, later doing the same for Alaska Airlines in San Francisco, Seattle and Juneau, Alaska. He later became sales manager for Universal Products in Salt Lake City.

John is survived by his sister, Betty (Bill) Hendren of Mesquite; nephews, Bret and Cecil and their families; his golf buddies; and the car he loved!

The family has requested donations in Buz’s memory be made to the American Cancer Society.