George Stone, 70, of Mountainburg passed away Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at his home. He was born Sept. 20, 1947, in Cotulla, Texas. He was a truck driver and served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He was preceded in death by his father, David A. Stone Sr.; stepfather, Larned Runnels; and a stepbrother, Larned “Chip” Runnels.
He is survived by his wife, Jenny Stone of the home; a daughter, Tammy Edwards of Mountainburg; two sons, Rusty Stone of Eureka Springs and Michael Mason of Mountainburg; his mother, Celia Runnels of San Antonio; three sisters, Kathleen Barger of Lampasas, Texas, Jeanette Stone of Danville, Ky., and Gwyneth Lane of Mannford, Okla.; three brothers, David A. Stone Jr. of San Antonio, Roy Stone of Floresville, Texas, and Michael Runnels of Glen Gardner, N.J.; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Cremation is under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
The family will visit with friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Stone family home in Mountainburg.
To place an online tribute, go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com.