Orville R. Stone

Orville  R. Stone, 93, of Belleville, Illinois, born Friday, October 25, 1918, in East Saint Louis, IL, died Friday, September 14, 2012 at Belleville Healthcare in Belleville, Illinois.

Orville  worked as a Salesman for E. St. Louis Journal. He was a member of Signal Hill United Methodist Church Belleville Illinois, and a U.S. Army WWII veteran who trained army navigators and pilots.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Father: Orville Rush Stone Sr.
  • Mother: Elizabeth Campbell
  • Sisters
    • Virginia Sweet
    • Helen Hoekstra

Surviving are his:

  • Daughter: Luanne McPherson of San Diego, CA
  • Sons
    • Michael (Lee) Stone of San Diego, CA
    • Daniel Stone of Santee, CA
  • 2 Grandchildren 

Memorials: Memorials may be given to Signal Hill United Methodist Church

Friends may call from 12:00pm-1:00pm Thursday, September 20, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral procession will leave from Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL at 1:00 pm Thursday, September 20, 2012.  Graveside services will be held at 1:45 pm Thursday, September 20, 2012 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, with Rev. James Wheeler officiating.

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