James H. Stone, age 94, of Chaplin, passed away at 2:26 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.
He was born in Alabama on January 24, 1925 to the late Walter Byron and Lillian Odelle Homcombe Stone.
He was a member of the Willisburg Church of God, a World War II Navy veteran and a retired employee of General Electric Company of Louisville.
Preceding him in death was his first wife, Robbie Chesser Stone on July 4, 2003; five sisters, Grace Hester, Vaudene Evetts, Gerry Overstratton, Faye Henuver and Jo Ann Helm and five brothers, Manuel, Arlen, Herschel and Preston Stone.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Chesser Stone; a daughter, Julie Keeter (Frank) of Bardstown; two sons, James Allen Stone of Bardstown and Keith Stone (Ana) of Willisburg; step-son, Harold Chesser (Pam ) of Willisburg; five granddaughters, Jill Benningfield, Brandy Jo Hobbs, Nikki Prewitt, Angel Stone, Shandy Keeter Jarrell; five grandsons, Kristopher Stone, Matthew Stone, Brandon Stone, Ryan Dadisman and Derek Keeter; fourteen great grandchildren; eight step grandchildren; 21 step great grandchildren; 5 step great great grandchildren; three sisters, Judy Baize, Jackie Morgan and Brenda Fuller and three brothers, Terrell Stone of North Carolina, Kenneth Stone of Hawaii and Bebe Stone.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 14th at the Willisburg Church of God with Rev. Mark Speakman, the church pastor officiating. He was assisted by Sister Mavis Bennett.
Burial was in High View Cemetery at Chaplin.
Visitation was held from 4 until 8 Friday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home and after 10 Saturday morning at the church.
Carey & Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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