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Tuesday October 9th, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Tuesday October 9th, 2018

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Salisbury National Cemetery
Wednesday October 10th, 2018

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Richard Max Stone

Richard Max Stone, 81, of Mount Holly, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Greensboro on October 11, 1936 the son of the late Floyd Wesley Stone and Theresa Berry Stone. Richard served his Country in the United States Marine Corps where he received the China Service Medal. He was the Commander (Retired) and one of three founding members of the 111th Search & Rescue Squadron, Civil Air Patrol. Richard also held a private pilot’s license.

He is survived by his wife, Lyn Stone; daughter, Laura Stone of Matthews; daughter and son-in-law, Debora and Robert Henry of Stanley; brother, Paul Stone of Gibsonville; brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Carolyn Stone of Denton; grandchildren, Jaime Stone of Concord, Katrina Henry, Justin Henry, and Morgan Henry all of Stanley.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 2:00 P.M. at Benson Funeral & Cremation Services, Mount Holly. A visitation will be held one hour prior from 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.

Interment will be on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 2:00 P.M. at Salisbury National Cemetery, 501 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28144, with Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:

Civil Air Patrol

111th Search & Rescue Squadron

3220 Hayes Lane

Lancaster, SC 29720


Gaston Hospice

P.O. Box 3984

Gastonia, NC 28054

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A candle was lit in memory of Richard Stone

mark hodgin Oct 11 2018 12:00 AM

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

David Ellsworth Col.,CAP,USAFA Oct 7 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Stone

Staff of Benson Funeral & Cremation Services Oct 3 2018 12:00 AM