TriState loses a friend: Charlie Stocker, ‘The Garden Guy,’ dies at 71


EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) – Gardening and back yard expert Charlie Stocker has died at the age of 71.

Stocker operated his own landscape business in Evansville. He was also a regular on various Eyewitness News segments where his followers knew him as “The Garden Guy.”

Stocker is a graduate of both Reitz High School and the University of Evansville.

Stocker’s family confirmed that he passed away after a brief illness on Friday. Visitation is scheduled for July 7 from 2-8 p.m. at Christian Fellowship Church in Evansville. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on July 8.

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