Richard L. Stone, 69, of 80 E. North St. Passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at The Folt’s Home Herkimer. He was born in Ilion on March 15, 1950 the son of the late David and Helen Sykes Stone and was a graduate of Ilion High School. Richard served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.
Richard was employed as a machine operator at Remington Arms prior to his retirement and was a member of Ilion American Legion Post 920.
Richard is survived by his son Richard of S. Carolina, his daughter and son in law Lacy and Tom Nolan of S. Carolina and two grandchildren Jared and Audrey. He is also survived by a brother and sister in law David and Lois Stone and a sister and brother in law Hazel and Raymond Stillwell all of Ilion, he also leaves his former wife and friend Claudia and several nieces and nephews. Richard was predeceased by his brother and Sister Robert Stone and Susan Broxton.
In keeping with Richard’s wishes there will be no public services, arrangement are with the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc. 100 Otsego St., Ilion.
Friend wishing to do so are asked to consider memorial to St. Jude’s Hospital.
To leave an online condolence please go to www.whiter-hendrix.com.
The Whiter Funeral Company was started in 1893 by H.A. Whiter and was originally located in Forestport, NY. Following a fire in Forestport, the family relocated in Ilion, and reopened the funeral home in the early 1900's.