William Louis Cone, III born in Bradenton, FL on the 12th of June in 1979, passed away Sunday February 22, 2015. He was the oldest of three boys born to William Louis Cone Jr. and Connie Cone. Growing up he enjoyed spending time on the family ranch that is where he found his love for hunting, fishing, and the outdoors. However his heart was in the kitchen cooking up a meal for the family. He liked to entertain. Louis had a passion for music, he loved to sing and many people can remember endless hours of karaoke. Louis is survived by his father, William Cone Jr. and his wife, Misty Cone of Duette; mother, Connie Cone of Bradenton; sons, Austin Cone (Mother Renee Stuckey) and Mason; brothers, Jon Cone and wife, Candace Cone of Myakka, Douglas Cone and wife, Sarah Cone of Myakka, and Benjamin Cone of Duette; loving girlfriend, Sylvia; nephews, Colton, Caden, and Coy Cone; grandmother, Patricia Harvey; cousins, Alex Conyers (Heather) and Mathew Desear (Moira), Greg and Tonya, Chris and Jen, Maddie, Trey, Charles, Chris, Amber and Alisha; many aunts and uncles, Barbara Conyers, Jimmi and Ruth Desear, Sigurd Hagen, Barbara and Dennis Ford, Danny and Helen Harvey. Preceded in death by his grandfather, William Louis Cone Sr.; grandmother, Mildred Richards Cone; grandfather, George Wayne Harvey. Services will be held at Griffith and Cline Funeral Home, Saturday, February 28th, 2015. Visitation 2:00-3:00 pm, funeral service from 3:00-4:00 pm. He will be laid to rest in the Gillette Family Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs, Inc., 200 Congress Park Dr., Del Ray Beach, FL 33445. www.GriffithCline.com
Griffith Cline Funeral Home
720 Manatee Ave. W.
Bradenton, FL 34205
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Feb. 26, 2015