October 5, 1921 – October 26, 2018
Charlotte, NC-Eugene Stone, 97, passed away Friday evening, October 26, 2018 at CMC-University Hospital.
A well-known square dance caller, Eugene was born in Laurinburg, NC, the son of the late Robert L. Stone and Lottie Nealy Stone. He was a veteran of WWII, and recipient of a Purple Heart, serving with the US Army 405th Infantry in Central Europe. Following his military service, he worked as a printing press operator retiring from Rexham Printing.
Eugene had a great love for the outdoors which included hunting, fishing and gardening.
Preceding him in death was his wife, Dorothy Stone and his daughter, Sara Stone McKee and five siblings.
Survivors include his grandchildren, Angela Erwin and her husband, Wayne of Stanley, NC, Adam McKee and his wife, Lisa of Kannapolis, NC and Aaron McKee of Booneville, NC; and four great grandchildren, Sara, Haley, Carmen and Ethan.
Funeral services are planned for 1:00 pm Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at McEwen Derita Chapel, 6300 Mallard Creek Rd., Charlotte, NC 28262. Friends may visit with the family from 11 am to 1 pm at the funeral home.
Burial with Military Honors will take place at Sunset Memory Gardens, 8901 Lawyers Rd., Mint Hill, NC 28227
Online condolences may be made at www.mcewenderitachapel.com
- Dorothy Stone, Wife
- Sara Stone McKee, Daughter
- Lottie Nealy Stone, Mother
- Robert L. Stone, Father
- Angela Erwin, Granddaughter
- Adam McKee, Grandson
- Aaron McKee, Grandson
- Mr. Stone also leaves 4 great grandchildren, Sara, Haley, Carmen and Ethan.
- Visitation Tuesday, October 30, 2018
- Funeral Service Tuesday, October 30, 2018
- Committal Service Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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November 1, 2018
We were sorry to hear about Gene. We have such good memories of him and Dot sitting on the pew behind us at MCPC and each Sunday morning before worship began, we would always talk (until we decided it was time to let the preacher begin--LOL). I worked at Faulk Brothers and Gene would go up there quite often and just like at church, we always seemed to have a lot to talk about. I know he will be greatly missed, but how wonderful that he is once again reunited with Dot and Sara.
Prayers and Hugs to the Family!!
Laney and Donna Seaford
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