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Raymond Eugene Stone

May 14, 2010

Nags Head-Raymond Eugene Stone, 67, of Nags Head passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family May 14, 2010 after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was a decorated Vietnam war veteran that served our country for over 21 years in the US Army and Air Force. He retired as a Staff Sergeant with the United States Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Maude Stone of Powells Point, NC and brother Bruce Henry Stone of Jarvisburg NC.

He is survived by his wife Betty Grandy Stone and children Robert Stone and wife Lori, of Cecilia KY, Lisa Clark, of Elizabethtown KY, Bryan Coppersmith and wife Sue of Willard OH, Dawn Dildy and husband Bobby, of Walstonburg NC. Surviving brothers and sisters include Carol Eckerson and husband Ralph of Hampton GA, Donald Stone and wife Jenelle, Sandra Newbern and husband Tommy, all of Powells Point NC, Diane Owens and husband Garry of Harbinger NC, 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Dare County Home Heath and Hospice for the loving care they provided. Special thanks to Brian, Cotton, Danny, Stephanie, and Lee Lee. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Raymond’s name be made to Dare Home Health and Hospice.

A memorial service will be held May 16 th at 3 PM at Powells Point Baptist Church. The family will receive visitors at 2 PM. Officiating ministers are Jim Clark and David Coxson.Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.Condolences may be expressed via the  online registry