Allen Stockberger

Allen D. Stockberger, 71, of Gambier passed away on June 4, 2023 at his residence. He was born on September 5, 1951 to Wayne and Lois Stockberger in Newark, OH.

Allen was a member of the Mount Vernon Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church in Mount Vernon. Allen was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of the FFA when he was in school. Allen was the Knox County Commissioner for 20 years. He was also a township trustee for many years. He loved kayaking, canoeing and doing anything outside. His favorite tractor was John Deere. He also drove school bus for East Knox Local Schools for many years. He cherished his time with family especially his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Allen is survived by his wife Deena (Millard) Stockberger; sons Joshua (Tonya) Stockberger of Gambier, OH and Jason (Sara) Topa of Park City, UT; 4 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; a sister Tonda Snoey of Ooltewah, TN and many extended family members.

Allen was preceded in death by his wife Jane Stockberger, his parents, sister Sue Gasperson and a niece Tammy Hopkins.

Calling hours will be Monday, June 12, 2023 from 11:00am – 1:00pm at the Mount Vernon Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church, 535 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. A funeral service will be at 1:00 followed by a graveside service at Mount Zion Cemetery in Gambier.

The Snyder Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for the family. To share a memory or leave a condolence online please visit

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