|Birth: ||Jan. 9, 1925|
|Death: ||Jun. 2, 1979|
United States Army/Navy,
World War II,
Clifton Lee Stone, 54 years of age, of Orlando, Florida departed this life on Saturday, June 2, 1979 at the Orange Memorial Hospital, after an illness of several months.
He was a native of Somerset, Kentucky, born on January 9, 1925 the son of the late Jennie Ramsey Stone and James Stone.
He was survived by his wife, Edna Bullock Stone, whom he married in Indiana in 1951. he was also survived by a daughter, Vickie Cain of Orlando, Florida; a grandson, Ryan Cain of Orlando, Florida; two brothers, Russell Stone of Somerset, Kentucky and Earl Stone of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and a sister, Violet Ard of Somerset, Kentucky.
He left Somerset, Kentucky in 1956, was employed as a truck driver for Standard Oil Company and a member of the Orlando Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II in the United States Navy, and also a veteran of the United States Army.
Friends were ask to call after 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 1979 at the Somerset Undertaking Company.
Funeral services were held in the chapel of the Somerset Undertaking Company at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 1979 with Rev. Sammy Adkins officiating.
Burial followed in the Mill Springs National Cemetery in Somerset, Kentucky.
A TRIBUTE IN MEMORY OF ALL AMERICAN VETERANS
This is in memory of all American veterans who, although seperated by generations, shared a common, undeniable goal-to valiantly protect our country's freedoms. The memories of these American veterans will continue to live on whenever and wherever democracy exits. The American veteran-forever a symbol of heroism, scarifice, loyalty and freedom.
Note: Obituary information courtesy of family & funeral home.
Mill Springs National Cemetery
Plot: I, O, 285
Created by: Cadmus
Record added: May 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37646852
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Added: May. 28, 2009