Lavon “Cotton” Stockstill

Lavon “Cotton” Stockstill

(September 24, 1936 – October 11, 2018)

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Lavon “Cotton” Stockstill, born September 24, 1936 in Gordon, Texas to parents Houston and Velma (Beesinger) Stockstill, passed away in Hico, Texas on October 11, 2018 at age 82. Cotton graduated from Huckabay High School, loved hunting, fishing, farming and gardening, and most of all he loved spending time with his kids and grandkids. Cotton retired from AT & T.

Preceding Cotton in death were his parents, Velma Ivy Beesinger and Houston Eli Austin Stockstill, nephew Mark Austin Stockstill, sister JoAnn Risinger, and brother Jackson Edgar Stockstill.

Cotton married the love of his life, Linda Lee Cavitt on July 5, 1958, they had three daughters, Cynthia Anderson, of Pryor, Oklahoma, Melanie Black of Hico, Texas and Melissa Koonsman of Hico, Texas. Also surviving Cotton are grandchildren, Bobby Paul Anderson, Crystal Anderson, Teri Wood, Zack Wood, Tanner Cope, Cody Black, four great grandchildren including, Maddison Jean Wood and Reagan Jean Cope, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Service Information

Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, October 12, at the Harvest Hills Funeral Home, located at 118 Second Street in Hico. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM in the Hico Church of Christ, located at 301 Pecan Street in Hico, with burial to follow in the Black Family Cemetery.

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  1. I’m so sorry to hear about Cotton, I’ve heard My Mom June Beesinger Wofford talk a lot about him Jackson and Eli and also from Aunt Betti Beesinger Kidwell, Praying for you all as you say so long for awhile and enjoy all your sweet memories, Praying for comfort , love you Edda Wofford Hustead

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