James Stockdale


Age: 21

bass player and the youngest member of the popular Christian bluegrass music group The Stockdale Family Band that included his father Timothy Stockdale and three older brothers and has regularly performed at a number of venues across Ohio and nearby states, including appearances at the Stark County Fair and other locations, whose family was featured on the ABC reality TV show Wife Swap in 2008, which takes two families with very different lifestyles and sends each wife to live with the other family when his mother Kathryn Stockdale swapped homes with an Illinois mother whose rules at home were much more lenient than the Stockdale family was accustomed to, but who was taking business management classes at both the Tuscarawas and Stark campuses of Kent State University hoping to pursue the business side of the entertainment world.

Cause of Death: Shot to death by his brother Jacob in a murder-suicide attempt

Born: March 4, 1996

Died: June 15, 2017

Bethlehem Township, Ohio