OBITUARY

Joseph Glenn Stone

August 3, 1986May 4, 2019

Joseph “Joey” Glenn Stone, 32, passed on Saturday, May 4, 2019, after a valiant fight against Grade IV glioblastoma multiform.

Joey was born on August 3, 1986, in Brenham, Texas. He married the love of his life, Mwana, on December 29, 2016, in Houston, Texas. His life was adventurous, and he lived many in his short time on this Earth. He eventually found his calling as a salesman at Gallery Furniture. Joey was an exemplary employee who could convince anyone to buy just about anything. He was respected by his colleagues and led by example with his stellar work ethic. Beyond his work accomplishments, he has also been known as a friend, comedian, volunteer, confidant, and, in another life, even a musician.

He is preceded in death by his grandmother and grandfather, Juan and Micaela Cantu; his uncle Mike Cantu; and his cousins’ two children, J.J. and Lilly Poffenberger. He is survived by his wife, Mwana Stone; his mother and father, Connie and Richard Cantu; his brother and his partner, Travis Stone and Rachel Richardson; his sister and her husband, Amanda and David Thompson and their daughter, Della Grace; and his brother, Rick Cantu. He has also left behind his mother- and father-in-law, Idi Rashidi and Mariam Jumapili; and his brothers- and sisters-in-law, Melina Idi, Sabiti Sefu, Matala Idi, Rashidi Idi, Asani Idi, Jasmin Idi; and his nephew Ethan Hakeem Idi.

The funeral will be held on May 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Earthman Southwest Funeral Home, 12555 S Kirkwood, Stafford Tx 77477, with the burial following afterward at Morton Cemetery in Richmond, Texas.

Services

  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 8, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Memories

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Corien Bos

May 13, 2019

Dear Travis,

My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time.

With regards,
Corien

Lizzie Salinas

May 8, 2019

Wow, I am so shock and heart broken to hear your gone. I will always remember you and your brother Travis as young kids. I still have a picture in my memory of you playing with the younger Cantu cousins at the reunions. Condolences to your family and your wife. You will be dearly missed. Rest in Peace sweet angel.

Rados Lazarevic

May 8, 2019

Joey, we were looking forward to meeting you one day. This happened too soon. Sincere condolences and all the strength to the beautiful family surviving Joseph. Travis, Rachel, family and friends - we just want to let you know you are in our thoughts in these sad days. Julijana and Rados

Ann Cantu

May 8, 2019

Joey,

You were an easy person to love, who will ever be remembered with love. You, Travis, and Carl had so much fun together as little boys, all the way up to your teenage years. It was always a pleasure seeing you as an adult, although we didn't get to very often. You were honest and humorous, with much care and kindness for your family members. I'm glad you were my nephew.

Aunt Ann

Angie Cantu

May 8, 2019

An Angel Fell Asleep Today
His Pain And Suffering Just Went Away
He Couldn't bear all of lifes demands
So God Reached Down And Took His Hand
An Angel fell Asleep Today...
In Loving Memory Of
Joey Stone Cantu
May 4, 2019
Joey you will be terribly missed. Your Big Smile, Your Big Hello's and Your Bear Hugs. I can say...I saved all the broken candlesticks, vases and glasses broken while you and Travis visited or when I Babysat y'all. Those were all just materialistic things. I have such good memories packed away. Each one with it's own story. Rest In Peace, Until We Meet Again.
Love, Aunt Angie

Tammy Rodriguez

May 8, 2019

You were truly loved by those around you and from my memory could put a smile on anyone’s face. I remember having fun playing at the family reunions with you and Travis and your sweet mom making sure we all met. My condolences to the fam and your wife - much love to y’all- Tammy (Cantu Salinas) Rodriguez

Marissa Cantu

May 8, 2019

I remember the first time meeting you. You were making jokes, and telling me all kinds of embarrassing stories about Eric. I was in stitches and Eric and I talked all the way home while he elaborated on these stories.
There's so many good times and stories. Like when you worked at Olive garden and gave me an entire bag of mints. You earned that tip!
I will miss you and your humor. I could always count on a good time with you around.

Jesse Valenzuela

May 7, 2019

My boy Stone.
From going back and forth rhyming,to picking beats,hanging out at each other's house's after school,sometimes during school(shhhhh),our good times,our bad times,we were brother's,life re routed us,we both changed for the best.I have been wanting to reach out to you for awhile now,I wanted to produce your cd,things happened and my recording equipment was no more,but best believe,when I see you again,we will get that cd done.I just wanted to say how PROUD I am of you,I miss and love u bro.I will forever keep you and your entire family in my prayers.This isn't a goodbye,more like a see you later....
To my boy Stone,from your boy Fasho

Julia Jauregui

May 7, 2019

Joey, God Bless your soul and may you Rest In Peace 💛 You were a light here on earth. I remember you would walk into any room and it would just light up, you carried this amazing energy that everyone wanted to be around. I pray for peace and comfort over your entire Family.
Rest In Heaven 🙏🏻 Julia

Genaro "Nano" Guerrero

May 7, 2019

As a kid I would look up to you, Eric, and Travis. Even though I was younger than yall, when I was around i never felt left out. I remember you would have trouble pronouncing my name. You'd say, " hey Nay-no" then Eric or Travis would try to correct you. Lol As we grew older we didn't hang out as much, until we went to high school together. I was fortunate to go to school with a lot of my cousins, you included. I can still hear you say, "Nano... What up cousin!..." every time we'd run into each other. I might not have as many memories with you as most people, I can easily say the ones I have are all good ones. Even though we aren't blood you'll always be considered fam. You grew to be a strong, kind hearted, funny and talented man, who will be severely missed by many. My condolences to all of your fam and loved ones. Rest easy bro.

FROM THE FAMILY