Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 14, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Glencoe for Mr. C.R. "Stoney" Stonecypher, 85, of Southside, who died on Sunday, March 9, 2014. The Revs. Ray Stonecypher, Michael Stonecypher and Vince Whittington will conduct the service. Burial will be at Crestwood Memorial Cemetery. Crestwood Memorial Funeral Home will direct.
Mr. Stonecypher was a deacon, Sunday School director, recruited people for volunteer missions and a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Glencoe. He was a two-time veteran of the United States Marine Corps
, then served several years in the Alabama National Guard. He retired from Alagasco with over 35 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, D.H. and Ed Mary Stonecypher; great-grandson, Tristion Allynn Toole.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dot Stonecypher; children, Ray (Sandra) Stonecypher, Mike (Becky) Stonecypher, Celeste (Jim) Dunnington, Abby (Jeff) Toole and Lisa (Ben) Russell; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Kathryn (Bobby) Morgan; and a niece and a nephew, Dee and Tim.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Special thanks to our friends and family who continued to show their love after our move to Georgia.
The family will accept flowers or memorials may be made to the Lottie Moon Mission Offering through the First Baptist Church of Glencoe.
The family will receive friends on Friday from noon until 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Glencoe.
To view this obit online, visit www.crestwoodmemorialfh.com.