Lee Dan Stone
October 31, 1921 – May 10, 2018
LEE DAN STONE
“A LIFE LIVED WITH LOVE”
Lee Dan Stone was born on October 31, 1921 and he was called back home on May 10, 2018.
Lee was born and raised in Celeste, TX. He was the 11th of 11 boys, then sister Sarah was born to make it and even dozen. He attended East Texas State College before joining the Navy during World War II. He served his country as a Naval aviator in the Pacific region. Upon his return from the war, he finally settled in Dallas, Texas where he was ‘set up’ by his sister Sarah with his soon to be wife Wilma Terry. They were married two months later, December 20, 1947. Their beautiful love story lasted 65 plus years until Wilma was called home, June 8, 2013.
While in Dallas, their first son was born, Terry Lee Stone. They Moved to Snyder in 1952, lived there for 17 years and Jerry Robert and John Gregory were born during that time to complete the family. 1969 came with a move to San Antonio for Lee to start up State Auto Insurance and he was soon known as “Friendly Lee Stone of San Antone”. Lee Dan Stone never met a stranger that he did not come to know. Lee Stone also achieved the rank of Major with the National Guard. He retired in 1991 (age 70) to spend time with family. The Stone and the Terry family are multi-generational members of the church of Christ. Lee Stone was faithful to the Lord and shared God’s love when ever he could and in his own loving way.
Lee Stone is survived by one brother, Philip (age 99) of New York; 3 sons … Terry Stone of Johnson City, TX, Jerry Stone of N. Richland Hills, TX and John Stone of Spring, TX; 2 grand children … Jason Stone of Austin, TX and Madison Douglas of Poolville, TX; and 3 great grand children … Sam Stone, Charles Stone and Joseph Wilde (JW) Douglas.
- Visitation Monday, May 21, 2018
- Committal Service Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Lee Dan Stone
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May 21, 2018
Condolences to the Stone family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, "heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds." May God bring you comfort and peace.