Ronald D. Stone, 73, of Henry Illinois, died on October 28, 2021 at Henry Rehab and Nursing. Born on May 26, 1948 to the late Glenn and Marie (Bruner) Stone in Kewanee Illinois, Ron served his country in the US Army from 1968 to 71. Ron married Eileen Hufnagel on June 16, 1968 at Fort Lee in Virginia.
Ron was a diesel mechanic and local farmer, working for many different farm implement and truck repair companies over the years. For the last 30 years Ron has worked for the Rupiper stores on White and John Deere equipment.
Ron is survived by his wife Eileen of Henry; daughters Tracy (Jim) Arnold of East Peoria, Nicole (Dave) Gothard of Tiskilwa; sister Donna Halfwassen of Sheffield IA; grandchildren Stephen & Rachel Arnold, Cody, Lindsey & Mackenzie Gothard; and many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his sister Sandra Henrickson.
Cremation rites have been accorded and a memorial service for Ron will be held at Boyd’s Grove United Methodist Church, just east of Bradford IL, on November 6, 2021 at 11 AM with visitation one hour prior. Private family burial will be in Mound Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to his Church and online condolences can be left at lenzmemorialhome.com