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Richard E. Stone

d. December 28, 2017

Richard Stone, 61 years young, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on December 28th, 2017 at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare, Jasper, Indiana.

He was born on December 20th, 1956 in San Antonio, Texas to Orville and Rosemary (Harrison) Stone.

Richard married Bonnie Carnes on May 25th, 1979 and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Richard was a 1975 graduate of Northeast Dubois High School and a member of Redemption Christian Church in Jasper, Indiana.

He was employed at Kimball International as a driver for over 40 years and still loved his job and enjoyed going to work every day.

Richard enjoyed the outdoors where he and Bonnie spent time kayaking, hiking, biking and walking.  One of their favorite things to do when traveling was Point of Interest brown signing.

The greatest enjoyment for him was spending time with his girls and being a papaw to his grandkids.

Richard is survived by:

Wife Bonnie Stone French Lick, Indiana

(3) Daughters Danielle Bickett (Eric) Jasper, Indiana
Cody Morrison (James) Princeton, Indiana
Kira Patton (Justin) Jasper, Indiana

(3) Sisters Linda Steele (Joe) Paoli, Indiana
Shirley Stevens (Randy) Hillham, Indiana
Cheryl Reynolds Duff, Indiana

(9) Grandchildren Brynn Phillips; Tanner Bickett; Rylan, Corbin and Landon Morrison; Keegan, Ashton, Cale and Nugget Patton.

A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Darrel Land at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel in French Lick, Indiana.  Burial will follow in Mount Lebanon Cemetery, French Lick, Indiana.

Friends may call Saturday, December 30th, 2017 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday, from 12:00 (noon). until the time of service at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Richard can be made to the “White Envelope Fund” c/o Bonnie Stone,
8832 N. Hillham Road South, French Lick, IN 47432

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes, 9640 W. State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –
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Saturday, December 30, 2017

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Sunday, December 31, 2017

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