Edsel Reed Stone

February 6, 1940 ~ June 30, 2020 (age 80)


Mr. Edsel Reed Stone, 80, of Statesville, passed away, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at the Gordon Hospice House.

Mr. Stone was born February 6, 1940 in Wilkes County, NC and was the son of the late Jessie and Bessie Baugess Stone. He attended schools in Wilkes County and was married to Brenda Mason Stone for 57 years. Edsel was retired from Public Service of NC (now Dominion Energy Inc.) with 34 years of service and always loved the hills and mountains in North Wilkesboro.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Michael and Dwayne Stone; four precious grandchildren, Megan Stone, Jonathan Stone, Evan Stone (Ashley), Jared Stone (Meredith); one sister, Rosa Triplett; special brother in law and nephew, Larry Stone and special brother in law.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Derotha Stone and four brothers, Phonso, Jay, Bill and Lloyd Stone.

There will be no formal funeral or visitation at this time. Private burial will be held at a later date.

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