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Leon S “Stoney” Stone Sr.

Fieldon | Saturday, July 24 2010

Leon S “Stoney” Stone Sr., age 80 died at 6:37 am on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at St. Anthony’s Health Center in Alton. 

He was born in Brighton on May 28, 1930 the son of the late Christy John and Elizabeth (Kruse) Stone.  Growing up he attended the rural schools and assisted on the family farm.  He was an electrician having worked for several area contractors retiring from Jun Construction Co. of Godfrey. 

Surviving are one son; Leon S. Stone Jr. and his wife Lori of Alton, two daughters; Luann Mikoff of Alton and Teri Bullock and her husband Donald of Charlotte, MI, his former wife, Bonnie Stone of Godfrey, six grandchildren; Jessica and Jacob Stone of Alton, Anthony “Tony” Mikoff of Alton, Andrea Mikoff of Godfrey, Kristen Strychar of Dearborn, MI and Bryan Bullock of Minneapolis, MN, a great grandson; Andrew Strychar of Dearborn, MI, one brother; Virgil Stone and his wife Barbara of Jerseyville, four sisters; Roberta Burleson, Dorothy Eisenreich, Mary Lou Moore and husband Charles all of Alton, Shirley Berry and her husband Paul of Granite City, a former son in law; Steve Mikoff of Hillview and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife; Doloris Westfall Stone, two brothers; William and Melvin Stone and a sister; Marjorie Miller.

Per his wishes the body was cremated and private graveside services will be at Brighton Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the American Heart Assoc. 

Online guestbook and additional information may be found at www.gentfuneralhome.com


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