J. Lloyd Stone
Sep 30, 1936 – Jan 10, 2017
J. Lloyd Stone, 80, died Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Lloyd was born September 30, 1936, in Patrick Springs, VA, to the late Alfred Hardie Stone and Mattie Sue Stone. Beside his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, of 47 years, Peggy Stone, a sister, Loreen (Bill) Law, Evelyn (Harvie) Lewis and a brother, Escar Stone.
Lloyd was a 1966 graduate of the University of Virginia with a BS in Commerce and a 1968 graduate of Institute of Textile Technology with a MS in Textile Technology. Lloyd had a long career in textiles serving as VP or manager of Riegel Textile Corporation, JP Stevens Inc., JP Morgan knitting mills, Fries Textile Company and Santens of America. Upon retirement, Lloyd became a licensed real estate broker/owner of Stone Real Estate.
Lloyd had a true giving spirit to his family, his church, and his community. He was an active member of Wake Forest Baptist Church and many local service clubs such as Lions Club, Rotary Club and Kiwanis Club.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Wake Forest Baptist Church. Rev. Dr. William Slater will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Forest Memorial Gardens.
Lloyd is survived by; his wife, Becky Stone; brother, Frank Stone; three children, Brent Stone, Christy Lambright and husband, John, and Kevin Stone and wife, Allison; step-son, Randy Sherron and wife, Erin; five grandchildren, Watson Lambright, Jack Stone, Luke Stone, and Madelyn Stone; step-granddaughter, Cassidy Sherron.
Donations in Lloyd’s memory may be made to Wake Forest Baptist Church, Transitions Hospice or the Wake Forest Kiwanis Club.
The family would like to thank everyone at Wake Forest Baptist Church for all the support that they have shown during Lloyd’s illness.
The family will be present 6:00-8:00 pm Friday, January 13, 2017 at Bright Funeral Home 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC, 27587. (919-556-5811)