A memorial service for Dr. William M. Stockton, a Buffalo dentist, will be Saturday in Robert Waters Funeral Home, Clairton, Pa.
Dr. Stockton, of Buffalo, died Thursday in Erie County Medical Center after a brief illness. He was 50.
He was born in McKeesport, Pa., and graduated from Howard University's undergraduate and dental schools.
Dr. Stockton followed in the footsteps of his late father, Melvin, who also practiced dentistry. His parents also graduated from Howard University.
He worked as a dentist in Buffalo for nearly 20 years.
He also enjoyed playing the trumpet and was a member of many bands.
Survivors include his fiance, Dr. Millicent M. Thomas; his mother, Lenora; and a sister, Dr. Toni.