Donald L. Stone, age 71, of Columbus, OH, Monday, May 21, 2018, passed away at his residence. He was born June 28, 1946, in Guernsey County. He married Jacqueline Cottrill on July 23, 1979. He is preceded in death by his parents Robert Thoburn & Elsie (Goldsmith) Thoburn.
Donald is survived by his loving wife, Jacqueline Stone; children, Brett (Brianne) Stone, Kelly (Gabe) George; grandchildren Gibson George, Kaylee and Jackson Stone; stepmother Thelma Thoburn; brother, John (Angela) Thoburn; sister Barbara (Thoburn) Faehnrich and many nieces and nephews.
Don was a member of the Capital City Corvette Club and a lover of Corvettes & Harley-Davidson motorcycles. He was a maintenance mechanic for 41 years and retired from Griffin Wheel Co. where he worked for 20 years in industrial steel manufacturing. He worked key engineering projects and was a master welder.
A service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Franklin Hills Memory Gardens 5802 Elder Rd, Canal Winchester, OH 43110. The family will receive friends & family at Stoney Bluff Clubhouse 463 Market Street, Lithopolis 43136 directly following the ceremony. In lieu of flowers donations to the American Red Cross, 995 E. Broad St, Cols OH 43205 in Don’s memory.