William John Stone

March 03, 1925 - February 03, 2011 

William John Stone

March 03, 1925 - February 03, 2011 

Obituary for William John Stone

William J. Stone, 85, of Kansas City, MO passed away February 3, 2011. William was born March 3, 1925 in Kansas City, MO to Levi and Zella Stone. He served as a radio technician on the submarine USS Tunny (SS-282) during WWII in the US Navy. William received his bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and physics from Rockhurst College and was responsible for 6 patents held by Bendix / Honeywell where he worked for 40 years as a senior engineer. He loved one woman, raised seven children, and helped put a man on the moon. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, a brother; son, John Stone; a daughter, Margaret Stone. William is survived by his wife, Mary E. Stone; children, Kathleen Stone, M.D., and husband Jerry Stokes, Tim Stone, Elizabeth Breier and husband Tom, Michael Stone and wife Dana, Frank Stone and wife Kim; seven grandchildren, and a brother, Tom Stone. Funeral services with military honors will be held Wednesday February 9, at 1:00 P.M. at Muehlebach Funeral Home, 6800 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Kidney Foundation.

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