STONE, Charles M. age 90, of Plant City, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, surrounded by his family & friends. He was born Jan. 3, 1923 in Guilford, CT, to the late Eliot W. Stone & Beatrice Brusie. He retired to Florida in 1979 after 20 years in the insurance business. He served in WWII, was a charter member of the Guilford VFW, and a member of the Rotary Club with 56 years perfect attendance. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1944. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Margaret; his sons, Leverett (Kathy), Wesley, Gary (Sally), & Greg; daughter, Laurie; and grandchildren, Christopher, Benjamin, Jamie, Kelly, Katie, Kyle, Danielle, & Michael; and 5 great-grand-children. He was preceded in death by his brother, Bill; and sister, Doris. A private service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be to the Arlington Academy of Hope, P.O. Box 7694, Arlington, VA 22207 (www.arlingtonacadamyofhope.org). Condolences may be offered: www.wellsmemorial.com.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Jan. 23, 2013