Richard B. Stone, 86, of Amsterdam passed away unexpectedly Wednesday evening January 9, 2013 at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio. A son of the late Thomas R. and Mary Josephine Foit Stone, he was born December 30, 1926 in Amsterdam, Ohio. Richard was a member of the Hope Church in Amsterdam and the United Mine Workers Local 283. He is survived by three sons, Richard R. (Janet) Stone of Amsterdam, David B. (Wendy) Stone of Amsterdam, Wesley A. (Anne) Stone of Loveland, Ohio; five grandchildren, Jessica, Ashley, Olivia, Ryan, Lauren; two great grandchildren, Stone and Liam; two brothers, Tom Stone of Amsterdam and Frank Stone of Canton; two sisters, Mary Jane Stull of Amsterdam and Karen Tyson of Canton. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Twila Shockley, in 2008; daughter, Pamela Harper in 2011; and a sister, Eloise Amstutz of Louisville. Funeral services will be Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home of Amsterdam. Burial will follow in Bergholz Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until time of the service.
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