Mr. Frank L. Stone, 86, of Blountstown, FL, passed away Friday, November 9, 2012, at his home.
Frank was born on July 7, 1926, in Calhoun County and had lived here all of his life. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the United States Navy and Air Force. Frank worked with the State of Florida as a gasoline analyst for 22 years then served as Property Appraiser in Calhoun County for 16 years. He was a 1944 graduate of Blountstown High School. Frank truly loved working with his cattle and fishing. He was a member of Christian Home Freewill Baptist Church in Blountstown and a member of the American Legion.
Frank was preceded in death by his wife, Ethelle Graham Stone, and a brother, B.H. Stone.
Survivors include a son, Terry Stone, and his wife, Debbie, of Blountstown; a sister, Nancy Stone, of Blountstown; two grandchildren, Casi Stone Chaney and husband, Rob, of Tallahassee, and Becki Stone Stanley and husband, Donald, of Blountstown; one great-grandchild, Aubri Leigh Chaney; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 12, at 10:00 am (CST) at Christian Home Freewill Baptist Church with Reverend Gene Morris officiating. Interment will follow in Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends Sunday, November 11, from 6:00 pm (CST) until 8:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).