James "Jim" Stone
passed away on
He was a U.S. Army veteran
and served three years in
He returned from the war and
worked as a mechanic at Wright Motors in
He owned and operated Stone's
Gun & Knife Shop in
His most treasured times were spent with his family. He was so proud of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They will always carry memories of “Pop’s” wonderful stories, humor, love, patience and work ethic. He was a loyal St. Louis Cardinal fan, but also enjoyed following all of the sports in which his grandchildren were involved.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ruth Stone; three children, James "Mick" Stone (Ginny), Janice Ostrander of Fort Branch and Judi (Garry) Morgan of Haubstadt; six grandchildren, including Heather (Dan) Bonham of Bloomington, IN, Nathan (Mary) Stone of Fort Branch, Nancy (Chris) Leuer, Carlsbad, CA, Sara Ostrander, Chicago, IL, Jill (John) Kaminski, Canton, OH; Matthew (Shannon) Morgan, Haubstadt, IN; and three great-grandchildren Jeremy Williams; Jack Bonham and Natalie Bonham all of Bloomington, IN; and a fourth great-grandchild, Baby Leuer, due on his birthday.
He was preceded in death by
his parents and brothers, Lawrence Stone and Joe Stone of
Services will be held at ,
Visitation will be on Friday,
July 25, from until at the funeral home. Burial will be at