Richard “Stoney” Stone passed away at home at 11:18 pm on August 20, 2020 at the age of 82. Richard is preceded in death by his parents and six siblings.
Richard was born in Loxi, Illinois on August 20, 1938 to Jessie and Virginia Stone. He served in the Army as a Private First Class Cook from 1956-1964 and was discharged as a Sergeant. After dating for 5 years, he married his sweetheart Charlotte on January 18, 1959 in Catlin, IL. He was employed as a Meat Cutter in area grocery stores before retiring in 2000. Richard enjoyed country music, old movies, fishing, gardening, being outdoors, and pampering his pets. He fiercely loved his family and had a knack for fixing anything.
Richard is survived by Charlotte Stone, his devoted wife of 61 years. He is lovingly remembered by his children, Tina Vaughn of Mahomet, Debbie (Bob) Robbins of Champaign, Ron (Elizabeth) Stone of Fairmount, and Rick (Elaine) Stone of Champaign; one sister; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The visitation will be at Renner-Wikoff Chapel on Wednesday August 26 at 12:30 followed by the funeral service at 1:30 pm.
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