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Barry E Stone

1943 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Barry Stone, age 71, was born in Tucumcari, NM on January 17, 1943. He passed away peacefully November 7, 2014, after a brief illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack R. Stone and Doris Jones Stone.
He is survived by his faithful dog and companion, Hope, his faithful caregiver, Deborah Hardin; a very proud brother, Jack R. Chris Stone, Jr. and his wife Karol of Fairview, TX; a nephew, Steven Mark Stone of Brooklin, ME; a niece, Shelly Lynn Armstrong and her husband Alan of Tulsa, OK,. Grandnieces and grandnephews: Caitlin, Claire, Jarret, Gabrielle, Jack, Stella, Sabine, Danielle, Sam, Sarah, and Hannah; first cousins; Phil Stamps and wife Sammie of Wichita, KS and Bob Stamps and his wife Treva of Sedgewick, KS. Barry was the pride and joy of Jack and Doris Stone who molded a beautiful person who showed grace and humor throughout his life to whoever he encountered. He was a living example of how to forge a life under adversity with many physical and mental hardships overcome by his consistent belief that there were others worse off than him. He was gentle with a grand sense of humor and unequaled wit. He attended New Mexico Military Institute, Roswell, New Mexico, graduated from Tipton High School, Tipton, Oklahoma, and Central State University, Edmond, Oklahoma and served his fellow man with a career in teaching, journalism and banking. Throughout his life, he used his multiple talents to provide guidance to those less fortunate in many walks of life. He proudly served our nation as an enlisted man in the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam.
He will be interred in a graveside ceremony in the Fairview Cemetery, Shawnee, OK on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. The Walker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. The family requests no flowers but rather a contribution in his memory to a meaningful . His choice would have been a charity dedicated to helping children afflicted with a difficult life challenge, the Salvation Army or your local SPCA.
Published in the Quay County Sun on Nov. 12, 2014
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