Services for Mr. Mike Stone, 70, of Kilgore will be held 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with Reverend David Hampton officiating. Burial will follow with Military Honors at Danville Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home before services from 3:00p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Mr. Stone passed away on Friday, February 1, at Hospice of East Texas Homeplace in Tyler.
Mike was born on April 18, 1948 in Sulphur Springs, Texas. He was the son of the late Gene and Melba Stone. Mike worked in the oil and gas industry and Texas Department of Transportation. He served our country in the United States Army, serving two tours in Vietnam. Mike enjoyed fishing, hunting and time spent with his family and friends.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 31years, Helen Perry Stone of Tyler; daughters, Kotara Pyle and husband Rick of Tyler, Renea Dobbs and her fiance' Larry Woodruff of Highlands, Texas, Shannon M. Stone of Buffalo, Texas; sons, Mason Willige and wife Tami of Longview and Adam Stone of Tyler; sister, Shella Rimpel and husband Sam of Princeton, Texas; brothers, Tony Stone and wife Vanessa of Winnsboro, Texas and Allen Stone and wife Sharon of Sulphur Springs, Texas; special and favorite aunt, Gwendolyn Henderson of Kemp; 14 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. Extended family Mo Chathem, Amanda Railey and their 3 children and 2 grandchildren, Chad and Angela Folds and their 3 children and 3 grandchildren and Barbara Thompson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Carolyn Stone Meador.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517