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Teague Funeral Service

2260 Ivy RD, Charlottesville, VA

OBITUARY

Frank "Bob" Robert Stone Jr.

September 29, 1942June 25, 2020

Frank "Bob" Robert Stone, Jr., 77, of Charlottesville, released his spirit on Thursday, June 25, 2020.

Frank was born on September 29, 1942, in Washington D.C., to the late Frank Robert Stone, Sr. and Lelia Flippin Stone and grew up in North Carolina. Frank had a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland. He worked first for Lockheed Martin in Georgia and then for Boeing in St. Louis. Frank lived in Georgia from 1965-1987, St. Louis, MO from 1987-2007, and Charlottesville, VA from 2007-2020. Frank and his wife Aloma "Penny" Stone raised two children, Eric Preston Stone and Lisa Michelle Gray (Stone). Frank enjoyed golfing, sports, bridge, and spending time with family. In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by his son Eric Preston Stone. Frank is survived by his wife, Penny Stone; his sister, Cassie Mae Snow; his daughter, Lisa Michelle Gray; his oldest grandson, Austin David Gray; his granddaughter, Makenzie Baylie Carpenter; his youngest grandson, Cody Joseph Gray; nieces Regina Watters and Janene Budnik; and his great-grandson Liam Nathan Carpenter. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Charlottesville, VA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the USO or the American Cancer Society (specifically lung cancer research).

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  • A memorial service will be held at a later date in Charlottesville, VA.

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Frank "Bob" Robert Stone Jr.

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Richard Cabell

June 30, 2020

Dear Penny,

I want you to know how sorry Hayden and I are to learn that Bob has passed away. I so enjoyed his company and all of our bridge games together. I always looked forward to Fridays and to seeing Bob and the other fellows. Bob was one of the smartest fellows I have ever met and was an amazing bridge player. What a pleasure it was to be his partner!

Our prayers are with you, Penny, and we hope that your fond memories of Bob will bring you comfort and sustain you in the coming weeks and months.

Fondly,
Dick Cabell

Jim Donahue

June 28, 2020

Dear Penny,
I am saddened to learn today of the loss of your beloved Bob. I knew Bob (and yourself) by means of the bridge that we played on occasion several years ago. Bob always reflected care for people and his love of family and friends. He was always cheerful and radiated his positive thoughts to everybody he came in contact with. I would occasionally see Bob at ACAC and we would chat each time to bring each other up to date in our families and lives. His booming bass voice always commanded respect from all he came in touch with. He was a very intelligent man, as you know, and he will be dearly missed by his entire family and countless friends and former colleagues. My prayers are with you, Lisa Michelle and all your grandchildren and great grandchildren. God bless you all.
Very respectfully,
Jim Donahue
Charlottesville

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY