Fred Louis Stone, Jr., age 76 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Friday afternoon, August 7, 2020 at the West Virginia Nursing Facility at Clarksburg, WV. He had been in declining health for the past two years.
He was born Friday, May 19, 1944 at Elkins, WV, a son of the late Fred Lewis Stone and Lucille Glenoka Goss Stone. He was first married to Olivia “Bitty” Kisamore Stone, who survives at Thomas, and second to Judy Faye Metz, who survives in Davis, WV.
Also surviving are two sons, David Warren Stone and wife Ginny of Front Royal, VA and Steve Michael Stone of Norfolk, VA; one daughter, Donell Denise “Beano” Black and husband Thomas of Manassas, VA; two step-daughters, April Metz of Parsons and Tina Elas of GA; one brother, Richard Francis “Stoney” Stone and wife Lisa of Parsons; one sister, Linda Merl Stone Mistur and husband Chet of Twinsburg, OH; seven grandchildren, Marcy Hebb, David Alan Stone, Jr., Tristan Stone, Stephen Stone, Bailey Stone, Riley Stone and Louis Stone; and four great grandchildren, Alyssa, Brooklee, and Case Hebb and Ashlynn Stone; several nieces and nephews; and his lifelong friend, David Orr.
Preceding him in death are two brothers, Larry Allen Stone and Frank Lynn Stone; one sister, Judy Ann Stone Rhoades; and Stepfather, Robert S. Beal.
He was a graduate of Parsons High School with the class of 1962. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy, worked for the Pipefitters Labor Union of Clarksburg, then worked for Cape Coral Plumbing in Florida. He was a self-employed plumber working in Parsons, WV and retiring in 2016. He was an avid WVU Mountaineer football and Tucker Co. High School football fan. He loved to fish, go the beach at Sanibel Island, finding seashells, camping, cooking and enjoyed life to the fullest.
Mr. Stone’s request for cremation was honored. A private family gathering will take place at a later date.
The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Fred Louis Stone, Jr. Condolences may be expressed to the family at; www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.