George V. Stone, 81, Seneca, MO, passed into eternal rest March 18, 2020 at his home in rural Seneca after an illness.
George Verdell Stone was born August 1, 1938 in Quito Tennessee the son of Frederick and Cena Bell (Chappell) Stone. George had lived in the area over 50 years. He formerly worked for Sperry-Vickers and Griffin Grocers both in Joplin. George retired from Midwest Machinery in Joplin after working there 20 years. George served his country in the US Airforce from 1956-1960. He loved fishing, gardening, metal detecting and reading. George formerly served as a Deacon and a Elder and was a faithful member of Racine Christian.
George V. Stone married Barbara Sue Cochran February 10, 1959 in Miami, OK and she survives.
Additional survivors include his children; Julia Calton, Joplin, Peggy Clouse and husband Cyrus, Diamond, Doug Stone, Baxter, Pamela Dunlay and husband Dean, Neosho, Brian Stone, Seneca, Todd Stone, Quapaw; two sisters, Jo Elliott and Loretta Haley both live in the state of Tennessee; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and a host of extend family, church family and friends.
George was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter Kelli Stone and one great-granddaughter Addlynn.
A family graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Price Cemetery with John St Clair officiating. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements under the personal direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca, MO.