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William "Bill" Stone

September 5, 1938 ~ May 17, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old


William "Bill" Stone, 84, passed away May 17, 2023, in Montgomery County.

A graveside service with military rites will be held Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. at Long Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Mark Forrest.

Born on September 5, 1938, in Troup County, Georgia to the late James William and Nina Ruth Hamer Stone.  A proud veteran, Bill served in the US Army with honor and distinction. After completing his military service, he went on to work at Ford Motor Company, where he retired after many years of dedicated service. Bill's love for the outdoors was a defining aspect of his life. He enjoyed camping and fishing. His passion for all things Ford was evident in his collection of memorabilia and his knowledge of the company's history. Bill also found much joy in working in his yard. Bill's love for his pets was undeniable, as evidenced by his devotion to his little dogs, Boo Boo and Buddy.

He is survived by his military family Nancy Sweat Mock, Shirley Sweat Taylor, Debbie Sweat Smith, Alexis Taylor, and Kristopher Hancock; and God-daughter Sirena Howell Cady.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara A. Stone; his military family Staff Sergeant Charlie L. Sweat and his wife Myrtle Lee Sweat.

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Graveside Service
June 1, 2023

4:00 PM
Long Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
637 Capelsie Road
Troy, NC 27371


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