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Obituary for Roy Stone Jr.

Roy C. Stone Jr, 76, of Chillicothe passed away from this life on February 15, 2024.

 While his body was weary from battling multiple illnesses over the last few years, he remained committed to staying as long as he could to be with the love of his life, his wife, Patty (McGuire) Stone, who survives.

He was born January 5, 1948, in Charleston, WV.  He was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Roy C. Stone Sr. and Mildred (Moore) Stone.

He was a 1965 graduate of Boyd County High School in Boyd County Kentucky. After high school, he attended Morehead State University.

Roy spent most of his adult life working in sales.  In 1988, he started his own company, an independent sales office for credit card processing.  He named the company Cinco after a small unincorporated community in Kanawha County, WV.  He had a lifelong love of West Virginia and shared many fond memories of his childhood, living in multiple locations within the beautiful state.  He was an avid fan of the WV Mountaineers.

In addition to his wife, Patty, those left to treasure his memory include a daughter, Teresa (Barry) Adkins of Chillicothe; his cherished grandson that was his pride and joy since his birth, Alex Adkins of Middleburg Heights, Ohio; his 2 step granddaughters that he met as small children and loved at first sight, Chelsea (Bobby) Dolin of Charleston, WV and Demi (Gustavo) Gonzales of Indianapolis, Indiana; 5 step-great-grandchildren, Abagale, Breelyn, Isidra, Mariana, and Gabriel; a brother that he shared a special bond with Ernie (Betty) Stone of Adams, Ky; a special niece, Samantha (Travis) Brooks of Huntington, WV; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family who touched his life.

Roy loved meeting and getting to know people.  He was a member of Sons of the American Legion, Post 757, where, throughout the years he served as Commander and Bingo Committee Chairman. He was a member of Scioto Lodge #6. 

A graveside service will be held at 1:00pm on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at Greenlawn Cemetery with Rev. Jack Norman officiating.