|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1969|
"Rob" Robert Paul Stone was born in Burlington, Iowa. As a young boy, Rob moved with his family and eventually settled in Three Rivers, California.
After attending elementary school in Three Rivers, he graduated from Woodlake High School in 1988. Immediately after high school graduation, Rob attended the California Department of Forestry Firefighter Academy pursuing his life-long ambition. He moved in rank from Firefighter to become one of the youngest Engineers ever in the state of California. He was then promoted to Captain, and recently earned the rank of Battalion Chief. Rob's most recent assignment was Battalion Chief of the Porterville Air Attack Base.
Rob's passions in life included working as a cowboy, gathering cows, and branding calves. He loved hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family in the outdoors.
Rob is survived by his wife Rindi, son Wil, and daughter Libbie of Visalia, California; parents, Cliff and Janet "Ginny" Stone of Three Rivers; sister, Beth Jones and her husband Matthew and son Seth of Three Rivers; sister, Melissa Martin and her husband Dennis, daughter Katie and son Jack of San Luis Obispo; brother Marty and his wife Jaime, also of Three Rivers; and sister, Heather Kilcullen of La Mirada, California.
Rob is also survived by his grandmother, Louise Lyons of Burlington, Iowa; aunts, Patsy Lawson of Pine, Arizona, Roberta Martindale of Waukee, Iowa and Barbara Dessert of Woodstock, Connecticut.
A Memorial Service will be held at Visalia First Assembly Church, corner of Akers and Caldwell in Visalia, on Tuesday, September 12, 2006, at 2:00 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remembrances may be made to Valley Oaks Credit Union of Visalia or Visalia Community Bank of Visalia for the benefit of the Rob Stone Memorial Fund or the Regional Burn Center at University Medical Center, 445 S. Cedar, Fresno, CA 93702. sig,miller
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Published in the Fresno Bee from 9/12/2006 - 9/19/2006.
Created by: Toni
Record added: Sep 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15859467
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