Louis McKinley Stokley, Sr., 72, passed away Sunday, April 18, 2021, at his home surrounded by family. He was born in Fletcher, NC February 22, 1949 to the late William McKinley and Dessie Mae Petty Stokley.
Louis was an active member of New Vision Baptist Church. He was self-employed as a Master Gardner. He enjoyed fishing, drawing, photography and watching Western movies and television shows. Most of all, Louis loved his family.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Kokeeta Muckelvene Stokley; son, Louis McKinley Stokley, Jr. (Eunice); daughters, Pamela Johnson (Johnny) and Latonya Caldwell (Kofi); a sister and four brothers; a sister-in-law; a brother-in-law; five grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends 5-7 pm, Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 41 Taft Ave, Asheville. Visitors are asked to wear masks and sanitize hands. Public viewing will be 2:30-6:00 PM, Thursday in the chapel of Ray Funeral & Cremation Service. A private family service will be held.
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