Donald Wade Stone, 80, of Colusa, CA. passed away January 29, 2013. Born on April 4, 1932 in Hanna, McIntosh County, Oklahoma, he was the third of seven children born to James Milton (deceased) and Maude Mae Stone (deceased).
Donald enjoyed spending time with his family, fellowship with friends, reading his bible, and watching San Francisco Giants baseball.
His summer vegetable gardens were a hobby that everyone loved.
Over the years he served as a Board Member of the Assembly of God Church and was a past president of the Colusa Volunteer Fire Department.
Donald is an Army Veteran serving in the Korean war where he earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge, Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal w/ Bronze Service Star, Presidential Unit Citation Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation.
Donald is survived by his wife of 60 years, Theda June Stone; 3 children: Deborah (Robert) Cervantes of Yuba City, Diana (Brent) Blair of Auburn, CA, and Donna (Don) Kiser of Sacramento, CA. He is also survived by his siblings: Lowell Stone of Oklahoma, Royce Stone of Oklahoma, Mary Joyce Kimbrough of Vacaville, CA, Rozetta Roberts of Stockton, CA; grandchildren: Matthew (Yessica) Cervantes, Joseph Cervantes, Ashley Blair, Gabriel Kiser, Samuel Kiser, Terra Kiser, Christin Blair; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son David Allen Stone, brother Harold Stone, sister Alma Lou Barber, and granddaughter Hailey Kiser.
Visitations will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 5:00- 8:00pm. at McNary- Moore Chapel. A Funeral service will be held on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 11:00am at the Assembly of God Church in Colusa.
Burial will follow at the Colusa Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of McNary-Moore Funeral Service. www.mcnarymoorefuneralservice.com
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Published in Appeal Democrat on Jan. 31, 2013