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Richard B. Stone

Richard B. Stone, 86, of Amsterdam passed away unexpectedly Wednesday evening,, Jan. 9, 2013, at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville.

Born Dec. 30, 1926, in Amsterdam, he was a son of the late Thomas R. and Mary Josephine Foit Stone.

Richard was a member of Hope Church in Amsterdam and United Mine Workers Local 283.

He is survived by three sons, Richard R. (Janet) Stone of Amsterdam, David B. (Wendy) Stone of Amsterdam, and Wesley A. (Anne) Stone of Loveland; five grandchildren, Jessica, Ashley, Olivia, Ryan, and Lauren; two great grandchildren, Stone and Liam; two brothers, Tom Stone of Amsterdam and Frank Stone of Canton; and 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, Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. in Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home of Amsterdam. Burial will follow in Bergholz Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of the service.