James “”Jim”” Eugene Stockstill, 54, son of Ercel T. and Mary E. Stockstill, was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Tokyo, Japan. He died Oct. 6, 2005, at Bowie, Md., after a long battle with cancer.He came to the U.S. as a young boy and grew up at Houston. He was a 1969 graduate of Houston High School and entered the Navy.After his release, he settled in the Washington, D.C., area, working as a med tech and later an electrical engineer.He was preceded in death by his father.Surviving are his wife of 31 years, Marjory G. Stockstill; a son, Thomas J. Stockstill; his mother of Ozark; brother, Thomas “”Fujii”” W. Stockstill; and a grandson.Memorial services were Oct. 10 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Silver Springs, Md. “

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