Capt. Lester J. Stone

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania


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Captain Lester Jay Stone, U.S. Navy (Ret.), passed away peacefully on July 10, 2012, in Chambersburg, with his family by his side. Born on July 8, 1911, in Washington State, he was the son of the late Walter and Lottie Stone. He spent his early years in the West developing an interest in colors;...

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Goodbye, grandfather... I love you and I will miss you. Your humility, creativity, humanity and warmth is forever etched on my soul. Your absolute delight in each moment of life lives on through your girls, Judy, Margy and Susie. I am so proud to have known you.
Margi Wilkinson Levitt

Memory Eternal!
Lester Stone has been a treasure for this community for so many years. His exquisite painting continues to inspire many..... Thanks to his family for sharing him with so many of us.

My wife Toshii and I will always be grateful for the privilege of knowing this talented, humble man. We will miss him and his wonderful daughters. Condolences from a fellow marine artist, Richard Moore

14 July 2012
To All Capt. Stone's Family!
In the loss of your Dad, Grandfather and Great Grandfather we extend our sincere condolences.
Lester had a long and talented life, from his very honorable Naval Career, a dedicated and decorated officer serving his country, to his quick wit and fun sense of humor are some memories we hold dear.
We are the proud recipients of some of his amazing art work and each hangs proudly in our home, including a beautiful portrait of Betty...

Lester Stone will be long remembered and his artistic talent celebrated at the Blue Ridge Summit Free Library where a seascape of his hangs in the Fiction Room and his sketch of the building is sold as a collectible print or on note cards. He will be missed.

Our deepest sympathy for your family at this time. Lester was such a charming man. His art in our home will always remind us of him.

Tommy & Andrea Harrison
Annapolis, Md.