July 1950 ~ October 2021
Kyle Stockard passed away peacefully in the hospital surrounded by family after a brief illness.
Kyle was born in Denton, Texas to William and Myra Reynolds Stockard. He lived in and around the Merced area since 1958. He graduated from Merced High, Merced College with an A.A., and California State University Fresno with a B.A.
Kyle was a sports enthusiast and enjoyed watching college football and basketball as well as professional sports teams. He was a fan of the Golden State Warriors basketball, Raiders football, A’s and Dodgers Baseball teams.
Before Kyle retired, he worked part time as a United State Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) umpire and announced basketball and football games for Merced College. He had worked for the City of Merced as a Recreation Supervisor. Next, he helped establish, and was the first Executive Director for Boys and Girls Club of Merced County. He was a Master Mason and member of Yosemite Lodge 99 Free and Accepted Masons in Merced.
Kyle is survived by his wife of 11 years, Carmen Stockard, and brother Kraig Stockard.
Memorial service will be Saturday, Oct. 23 at 4:00pm at the Masonic Lodge, 1810 M St., Merced, CA.