Obituary published March 4, 2013 in The Mexico Ledger

Richard Stone, 82 of Paris, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Monroe Manor Nursing Home.
Mr. Stone was born on Oct. 15, 1930 in Mexico, Mo., the son of Rufus Garth and Effie Belle Chick Stone. He married Norita (Rita) Studer on Feb. 21, 1959 and she preceded him in death on March 21, 2003. He is survived by his children, Tommy (Jody) Pulis of Paris, Mo., Terry Ray (Sharon Kay) Stone of Omaha, Neb. and Rita (Ricky) Breid of Paris, Mo.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Terry Pulis; one brother, Raymond Stone and one sister, Louis Wainscott.
Mr. Stone served in the Army during the Korean War. He retired from the City of Paris, where he worked as an electrician. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Paris.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Agnew Funeral Home with Reverend Wesley Hammond officiating. visitation wil be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Monroe County Cancer Supporters and/or the Special Needs Unit at Monroe Manor.