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Brosmer-Kemple Chapel
Saturday December 30th, 2017
3:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Ceremony

Brosmer-Kemple Chapel
Sunday December 31st, 2017

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Richard E. Stone

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 – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.

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Bonnie, I am so sorry about your loss.

Pat Haake May 10 2018 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss.  May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).

Mary Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM

Wishing you Peace to bring comfort.
Courage to face the days ahead and
Loving Memories to forever hold in your heart.

Jay and Diane Carnes Dec 30 2017 12:00 AM

Bonnie, so sorry for your loss.  My prayers are with you and your family.

Mary Jackson Dec 29 2017 12:00 AM

Bonnie, I am so very,very sorry to hear you lost your husband. I know there are really no words that can help your pain right now but I hope you are being thought of and lifted up in prayer. It is easy to see from your Facebook posts how much your family means to you and I hope the love you all share  will help to easy your sorrow and give you strength for the coming days.

Sheri Hall Tydinga Dec 29 2017 12:00 AM

Dear sweet cousin I am so sorry for your loss. He loved you and his family by always being there. If we only knew gods plan it would make things so much easier. Praying for you and always thinking of you. Love you
Dan & Jan

Danny Jones Dec 29 2017 12:00 AM

Dearest Bonnie,  I pray for you to have comfort in the Lord!  He will give you peace and you know Rick is with him.  I love you and I am so sorry for your loss sweetie.

Charlene Graves Dec 29 2017 12:00 AM

RIP Richard I know you are up there enjoying eating your apple pies right now.  You will be deeply missed.

Brad and Karla Leinenbach Dec 29 2017 12:00 AM

Kira- Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. My heart breaks for you. May God bring you peace.

Paul and Chris Best Dec 29 2017 12:00 AM

Sending our condolences. Praying for you all.

John an Mary Carius Dec 28 2017 12:00 AM

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