Memorial services for Darryl Nelson Stone are scheduled for Sunday, October 11, 2020, at Fellowship Baptist Church in Nederland, TX.
Darryl Nelson Stone, 79, of Wills Point, TX, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020. He was born on October 11, 1940, in Tifton, Georgia, to parents, Irwin Stone and Lura Thompson Stone. Darryl was raised in Georgia, later moving to Port Arthur, TX, where he graduated high school. Soon after, he attended Lamar University in Beaumont. He married Charlotte Rae Dubose on August 18th and they celebrated their sixtieth anniversary in 2019. Darryl and Charlotte lived in Maryland while he was serving in the military and then made their home in Groves, TX, to raise their children. Charlotte preceded him in death in 2019. Darryl was employed by Sabine Towing for 26 years, working in personnel and insurance. He was also a dispatcher for Moran Towing for many years. Darryl was a member of the Val Verde Baptist Church in Groves, TX. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Darryl loved football and enjoyed his close relationship with his son Mike.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Irwin and Lura Stone; wife, Charlotte Rae Stone; daughter, Pamela Jo Tingler; two brothers, Holland Stone and Grier Stone; sister, Lois Gill.
Darryl is survived by his son, Mike Stone and wife, Denise of Kemp, TX; granddaughter, Amy Miller and husband, Clay of Sulfur, LA; grandchildren, Derrick, Erik, Jonathan, Adam and Loren; along with a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends.
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