Jack Lawrence Stoner, age 76, of Chillicothe, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2023 at his home.
Jack was born on October 14, 1946 in East St. Louis, Illinois to George Lawrence and Genevieve Glendora (Harness) Stoner. He married Elaine Lee Clark on August 20, 1976 in Edwardsville, IL.
Surviving are his wife, Elaine; his children, Andrew Stoner of Decatur, IL, Angela Marie Luck of Chillicothe, IL and Jennifer Lynn (Brett) Mellen of Chillicothe, IL; his grandchildren, Jack Henry Mellen, Genevieve Sumner and Lucy Mellen; his sister, Diane McDonald of Greenville, OH; and his nieces and nephews. Also surviving is a special friend and caregiver of Jack and Elaine, Geanna Atkinson. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Georgia Stoner and Sandra Reed.
Jack served in the U.S. Marines at Camp Lejeune, NC during Vietnam. He then was a boilermaker with the Local #1 in Chicago. He was also a member of the VFW Post #4999 in Chillicothe.
Services with military honors will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 2pm at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe with visitation held one hour prior to the service. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. Memorials may be made to the Veteran’s Memorial in Chillicothe.