Elmer Eugene “Gene” Stone, 82, of Pinellas Park, FL, passed away June 20, 2012. The funeral service is 10:45 AM, Monday, July 9, 2012 at Bay Pines National Cemetery, Bay Pines, Florida with the Korean War Veterans Honor Guard, to officiate.
A native of Dayton, OH and a local resident, he was a retired field engineer for the metrology service and a US Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was awarded the Korean War Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars; United Nations Service Medal; Republic of Korea Service Medal and the Presidential Unit Citation Award. He was promoted to the rank of Corporal. He also was the Past Commander of the Korean War Veterans, an organization that serves Veterans.
He is survived by his loving family: a son, John Scott Stone of St Petersburg, FL; a daughter, Brenda Fessides and her husband, Ted of Zelienople, PA; his faithful companion, “Sam” and his three grandchildren: Ted and his wife, Alycia; Christopher and his wife, Melony; and Kari.
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