Robert Stone

Thursday, May 1, 2008

COBDEN, Ill. -- Robert E. "Jumbo" Stone, 64, of Cobden died Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at his home.

He was born March 30, 1944, in Cobden, son of Robert and Lula Barker Stone.

Survivors include five daughters, Pam Peterman of Cobden, Leona Bone of Dongola, Ill., Amy Goins and Jennifer Pender of Alto Pass, Ill., Sue Stone of Murphysboro, Ill.; two sons, James Stone of Alto Pass, Bill Stone of Cobden; four sisters, Edith Hartsock of Jonesboro, Ill., Bonnie Hankey of St. Louis, Frieda Talley of Cobden, Mary Morgan of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and 11 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, two grandchildren, a sister and a brother.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Jim Stone and the Rev. Bobby Norton officiating. Burial will be in Alto Pass Cemetery.