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In Memory of

John R. Stone

January 29, 1931 - March 29, 2015

Obituary


John R. Stone, 84, of Parkersburg, passed away at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital on Sunday, March 29, 2015 under the care of House Calls Hospice.
He was born January 29. 1931, at New Haven, WV, the son of the late Reverend Harry and Dorothy Kelbaugh Stone. John married Anna Mae McKinney on September 4, 1951. John was retired from Resinoid Engineering in Newark, Ohio and spent his employment years working in the Coal Mines in Morgantown, Carborundum in Washington, WV, Union Insulating in Parkersburg and Resinoid Engineering in Skokie, IL. John served in the U.S....

John R. Stone, 84, of Parkersburg, passed away at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital on Sunday, March 29, 2015 under the care of House Calls Hospice.
He was born January 29. 1931, at New Haven, WV, the son of the late Reverend Harry and Dorothy Kelbaugh Stone. John married Anna Mae McKinney on September 4, 1951. John was retired from Resinoid Engineering in Newark, Ohio and spent his employment years working in the Coal Mines in Morgantown, Carborundum in Washington, WV, Union Insulating in Parkersburg and Resinoid Engineering in Skokie, IL. John served in the U.S. Air Force as a Staff Sargent from 1949 to 1951 and attended the Washington United Methodist Church. John is a graduate of Parkersburg High School class of 1948 and attended West Virginia University and Marietta College with a major in Engineering. He is survived by his son, John Mark Stone (Regina) of Silsbee, Texas and his daughter, Terri Ann Hutts (John) of Tuscan, Arizona, his sister, Harilyn Berger along with 3 grandchildren, John and David Stone of Texas and Lyndsey Hutts-Cummins (Kyle) of Miami, Florida. John is also survived by his life-long friend, companion and caregiver, Juanita Gard. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae McKinney-Stone and his sister Alvina. John's joy in life was the Stock Market, NASCAR Racing, Football, Baseball, watching deer, birds and turkeys and having lunch with his friends. He gave generously for many years to Dawes Arboretum in Hebron, Ohio and the Alzheimer Foundation. He enjoyed the outdoors in the summer and especially loved to fish and cruise on a pontoon boat. A very special thank you to Camden Clark Memorial Hospital Oncology staff, Dr. Nik Shah, Dr. Sivamerthy Kyathari, Annie, Missy and Diana with House calls Hospice and Rob Christie with Home Helpers, for their dedication, love and care of John during his difficult journey with cancer. Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 8 pm and Thursday one hour prior to services from 10 to 11am at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Thursday at 11am with Pastor David Calvert officiating. Interment will be at Sunset Memory Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Washington United Methodist Church in Memory of John Stone, PO Box 218 Washington, WV 26181.