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Raymond R. Stone - 16 May 1919 - 9 June 2002

Raymond R Stone and Irene Gailey Stone Christmas Day 2001 in their home Mineral Wells TexasRaymond R. Stone and Irene Gailey Stone
December 25, 2001
Mineral Wells, Texas


OBITUARY - MINERAL WELLS INDEX, Thursday, June 13, 2002, page A2

Funeral Services for Raymond Reginald Stone, 83, of Mineral Wells, were Wednesday, June 12, at 10 a.m. at the Eastside Church of Christ with Thiess Brown officiating, assisted by David Holloway, Jimmy Ranspot and Kenneth Averitt. Burial was in the Newberry Cemetery in Parker County under the direction of Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home.

Stone died at his home Sunday, June 9. He was born in Hastings, Okla., May 16, 1919, the son of Luther and Annie Groom Stone.

He married Irene Gailey on Nov. 14, 1942, in Mineral Wells. He lived in Mineral Wells for almost 59 years.

He was employed by Perry Equipment for eight years and retired from civil service in 1974.

Stone was also a veteran of World War II (1940-1945) serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Eastside Church of Christ. Stone obeyed the gospel in 1948 and became a charter member and elder of the Eastside Church of Christ in 1951.

In addition to his wife, survivors include one son, Reggie Stone of Mineral Wells; one daughter, Linda Kay Cox of Possum Kingdom Lake; eight grandchildren, Troy, Kyle and J.J. Cox, Daniel, Justin and Cierra Stone and Shannon Walden and Gailey Bolfing; three step-grandchildren, Michael and Marcie Williams and Cory Reagan; 15 great-grandchildren, Aaron, Rachal, Casey, Brian, Shelby, Stone and Tory Cox, Brittany and Chandler Walden, Tyler, Brooke, and Josh Bolfing and Dakota, Ariel and Russell Raymond Stone; seven step-great-grandchildren, Allie Williams, Cody, Carter, Casey and Cortney Reagan and Zack and Ethan Ivy; nieces, Judy Shubert, Peggy Duke, Ann Pruett, Doris Newsome and Sheryl Stone; nephews, Dana Forgy, Ronald Forgy, Jim Carlyle and Neal Stone; brother Wendell Stone of Durango, Colo.; and many brothers and sisters in Christ.

Pallbearers were Troy Cox, Kyle Cox, J.J. Cox, John Bolfing, David Shubert and Michael Shubert.

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