Hastings resident, W. Guy Stocks, 90, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, Nebraska.

Memorial Services will be Monday, May 23, 2016; 11:00 A.M. at First Presbyterian Church, Hastings with Pastor Don Canady officiating. Private family burial will be in Parkview Cemetery, Hastings.  Memorials may be given to Hastings Public Schools Foundation. There will be no viewing or visitation.

Guy was born September 9, 1925 in Clinton, Oklahoma to Guy & Nellie (Dunn) Stocks. He received his Undergraduate & Master’s Degree from Oklahoma State University at Stillwater. Guy served in the U.S. Army from February 2, 1944 to May 15, 1946. He married Theodocia “Theo” Amanda Gifford on January 30, 1948.  He was employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs from 1950 to 1963. He was a guidance counselor at Hastings High School from 1964 until his retirement in 1990. Guy was a member of First Presbyterian Church. He loved spending time with his family and loved his daughters and grandchildren very much. He was an avid bridge player, loved jazz music, computers, Nebraska women’s volleyball and Nebraska Football.

Guy was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, “Theo” Stocks; his parents; son-in-law, Dean Mosier; sister & brother-in-law, Betty Jean & Fred Kiehn; brothers-in-law, Dean Gifford and W.C. Gifford; and sister-in-law & brother-in-law, Violet & Lee Holder. 

SURVIVORS: Children & Spouses:      
Linda & Steven Schafer – Lincoln, NE  
Chyna & Stephen Hayes – Grand Island, NE  
Jane & Bill Goble – Topeka, KS  
Alyce Mosier – Hastings, NE

Grandchildren & Spouses:                     
Erich & Alicia Schafer  
Ryan & Nikki Schafer  
Guy & Theresa Hayes  
Theren & Carrie Hayes  
Meghan Hayes & Jason Crone  
Myles & Stephenie Goble  
Mia & Nathan Miller  
Tim & Amy Goble  
Jennifer Goble  
Tom Mosier & Brittany Cech


Sister & Spouse:                                    
Ruth Ann & Phil Rogers

Zella Gifford  
Loalee Gifford

And other extended family