Don R. Stone Sr.

Don R. Stone, Sr.

Mr. Don Ray Stone, Sr., age 62, of Billings, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He was born on November 29, 1951 in Hanford, California, the son of the late Robert Junior and Jean (Kelly) Gunn.

Don served his country in the U.S. Navy Reserves. He was employed as a police officer for the city of Miller, Mo. He was united in marriage to Dorothy Breier on November 18, 1969, and together they lived in Billings the past 32 years. Don's number one priority was in being a Dad to his three sons and a Grandpa to his six grandchildren. He loved to spend time with his family, especially cooking for them. He also enjoyed tinkering with, and looking at, old American muscle cars.

Don is survived by his wife of 44 years, Dorothy; three sons, Doug, Don Jr. and Fiancée Tammy, and Earnie, all of Billings; six grandchildren; many extended California family; other relatives and many friends.

A visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., with funeral beginning at 2:00 p.m., on Monday, May 19, 2014, in Meadors Funeral Home, Billings. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, also in Billings. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Vincent De Paul Pantry, Billings.

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Meadors Funeral Home
101 Ne Pine St Billings, MO 65610
(417) 732-2535

Published in the News-Leader on May 18, 2014