Coroner steps down
Never a typical day at the office for Stockwell
December 16, 2021
After a 16-year career as the Mason County Coroner, Wes Stockwell resigned from his position Nov. 29.
Stockwell, 63, worked for the Washington State Patrol for 27 years before being appointed the Coroner in 2005 after coroner Martha Reed died of leukemia. Stockwell ran for office in 2006 unopposed and has ran four times unopposed for the position.
He has a Master's degree in Public Administration and a bachelor's degree in public policy. His experience at WSP prepared him for what he would see on the job.
"I really had no thoughts of doing it, it just seemed like a natural transition to b...